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bosom “of thy love—Even in the milk-white,” THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, iii. 1. 250 ; ‘ “In her excellent white-bosom, these,’” HAMLET, ii. 2. 112. “Women anciently had a pocket in the fore part of their stays, in which they not only carried love-letters and love-tokens, but even their money and materials for needle-work” (STEEVENS) .

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