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Search phrase: pick-purse

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As You Like ItAYL III.iv.21Yes, I think he is not a pick-purse nor a horse-stealer,Yes, I thinke he is not a picke purse, nor a horsestealer,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.i.49‘ At hand, quoth pick-purse.’At hand quoth Pick-purse.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.148No, it is false, if it is a pick-purse.No, it is false, if it is a picke-purse.

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