To keep touch

Related to To keep touch: stay in touch
See under Touch, n.
- Mozley & W.
To be true or punctual to a promise or engagement [Obs.]; hence, to fulfill duly a function.

See also: Keep, Touch

References in classic literature ?
His moods change so rapidly that I find it difficult to keep touch of them, and as they always mean something more than his own well-being, they form a more than interesting study.
Venus battled to keep touch in an enthralling second set but the clean hitting and younger legs of Bencic carried away the match in the 12th game.
The Rays, third in the American League East, have won 11 of their past 15 games and five in a row as they attempt to keep touch with the second-placed Yankees who are 7.
Said Jenny: "We want to keep Touch Advertising going when we return to complete our degrees in September.
And Young has backed the 26-yearold to continue his goal scoring exploits as the Glens bid to keep touch with Linfield at the top of the Carling Premiership.
The introduction of professional rugby has not necessarily been kind to the countries with smaller resources, and we've had to fight really hard to keep touch with the big boys of world rugby.
A heretical concept to some to even suggest it--but for many it's a way to keep touch with a faith where so many of their fellow believers condemn them for the way they were born.
And it was only with the match deep into injury time that Robben popped up with what could prove to be a vital goal in the race to keep touch with Manchester United at the top of the Premiership.
Buoyant Billingham Synthonia aim to keep touch with the leaders by taking three points against Ashington tomorrow.
Just as virtually all the highly-paid fund managers have failed to keep touch with the computers running trackers, the non-CAT funds are way behind their cheaper colleagues.
It's a big game for us, we need to keep touch with the top six.
We're now a couple of points behind the leading bunch, but our aim is to keep touch with the top and stay in contention.