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case a pair, a couple: “I have not a case of lives,” HENRY V., iii. 2. 3 (Compare “this case of rapiers.” Marlowe's Faustus,— Works, p. 89, ed. Dyce, 1858 ; “two case of jewels.” Webster's White Devil,—Works, p. 46, ed. Dyce, 1857 ; “a case of pistols.” Middleton and W. Rowley's Spanish Gipsy,—Middleton's Works, vol. iv. p. 177, ed. Dyce ).

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