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Twelfth Night
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Twelfth Night
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  • You would have been contracted to a maid; Nor are you therein, by my life, deceived; You are betroth’d both to a maid and man.
  • A contract of eternal bond of love, Confirmed by mutual joinder of your hands, Attested by the holy close of lips, Strengthen’d by interchangement of your rings; And all the ceremony of this compact Sealed in my function, by my testimony: Since when, my watch hath told me, toward my grave, I have travelled but two hours.

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an agreement - typically written and enforceable by law
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when something gets shorter or smaller
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