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a small ornamental case

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She was awful scared the locket was spoiled but she sawed open the loaf and it was there safe and sound.
And he showed her, lying on the palm of his hand, a Locket of a deep crimson colour, the same shape as the blue one and, like it, attached to a slender golden chain.
With it, there has arrived a little box, containing a gold locket and chain; being the present which you ask me to convey privately to Miss Dunross, from a friend of yours whose name you are not at liberty to mention.
Under these melancholy circumstances, I am, I think, not to blame if I hesitate to give her the locket in secret; not knowing with what associations this keepsake may be connected, or of what serious agitation it may not possibly be the cause.
In this state of doubt I have ventured on opening the locket, and my hesitation is naturally increased.
The girl obeyed and found a picture of herself in each locket.
You never had, perhaps, a certain gold locket and ring?
Phebe stopped rattling her beans from one pan to another, and her eyes were full of pity as they rested on the curly head bent down on Rose's knee, for she saw that the heart under the pretty locket ached with its loss, and the dainty apron was used to dry sadder tears than any she had ever shed.
No, she could not do it--yet, she must be free and she must regain possession of the locket.
The locket, too, took his fancy, and he placed the chain about his neck in imitation of the ornamentation he had seen to be so common among the black men he had visited.
He tore from its place of concealment in his bosom a little locket, fastened by a ribbon around his neck.
I gave him back his locket, and put my hand, without knowing what I was about, on the poor wretch's shoulder.
Indeed, I shouldn't have discovered that he had been there, except for the disarrangement of the drapery about the corpse's face, and for observing on the floor a curl of light hair, fastened with a silver thread; which, on examination, I ascertained to have been taken from a locket hung round Catherine's neck.
It was a silver locket, and inside was a little picture of herself.
Emily held out a handsome locket, with a monogram in diamonds, attached to her watch chain.