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What does it mean when you dream about a purse?

Carrying a purse in a dream may signify the secret place of important possessions, which are being closely held. Losing the purse might suggest loss of power and control of possessions.

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The next moment he trotted into the drawing-room with Isabel's pocketbook in his mouth.
She knelt as she picked up the pocketbook, and raised her playfellow of happier days to take her leave of him.
The same day or the next, I will travel to the address written down in my pocketbook, pick you up at the admiral's, and take you on to London with me to get the license.
Coulson," he said, closing his pocketbook, "that the murder was committed for the purpose of robbery?
has announced the release of all five Matt Davis mysteries in an affordable pocketbook size, just in time for Christmas.
In fact, quite a few people collectively relieved my distress and panic on Veterans Day, when I absent-mindedly left my pocketbook in the 1069 Main St.
Chad Valley have created the Playtime Pocketbook, an online guide designed by parents, which includes 100 playtime tips.
The pocketbook features statistics, such as "EU citizens living in another member state accounted for 2.
The Titanic Pocketbook is a unique guide to all aspects of this great ship, incorporating authentic period literature from sources including White Star Line themselves, Harland & Wolff shipyards, and important publications from the period.
a leading provider of document recognition, document capture, and linguistic technologies and services, and PocketBook International, a manufacturer of E- Ink-based multifunctional devices, has announced that the new series of Pocketbook e-readers will be bundled with ABBYY Lingvo dictionary software.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-November 18, 2010-ABBYY partners with PocketBook International(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
CDATA[ The pocketbook and the nose are two easy ways to know if the olive oil for lighting Chanukah candles is kosher.