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 True-lovers’ KnotTrue Thomas and the Queen of Elfiand. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
True as Touch.
 
The reference is to gold tested by the touchstone (q.v.).   1
       
“If thou lovest me too much
It will not prove as true as touch.”
       
Love me Little, Love me Long (1570).
 


 True-lovers’ KnotTrue Thomas and the Queen of Elfiand. 

 
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