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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Purses
 
        Their love
Lies in their purses; and whoso empties them,
By so much fills their hearts with deadly hate.
        Shakespeare.—King Richard II., Act II. Scene 2.
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He owns ’tis prudence, ever and anon,
To smooth his careful brow, to let his purse
Ope to a sixpence’s diameter.
        Shenstone.—Economy, Line 24.
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