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writ
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Ulysses
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  • Writ, I ween, ’twas not my wish In lean unlovely English.
  • —Then our friend’s writ is not worth the paper it’s printed on, Ben Dollard said.
  • —You can tell Barabbas from me, Ben Dollard said, that he can put that writ where Jacko put the nuts.
  • He lays aside the lapboard whereon he drafts his bills of costs for the eyes of master Goff and master Shapland Tandy, filing consents and common searches and a writ of Duces Tecum.
  • Playing cards, hobnobbing with flash toffs with a swank glass in their eye, adrinking fizz and he half smothered in writs and garnishee orders.
  • And he showed them glistering coins of the tribute and goldsmith notes the worth of two pound nineteen shilling that he had, he said, for a song which he writ.
  • —O that, Stephen expostulated, has been proved conclusively by several of the bestknown passages in Holy Writ, apart from circumstantial evidence.
  • He gave them then a much admirable hymen minim by those delicate poets Master John Fletcher and Master Francis Beaumont that is in their Maid’s Tragedy that was writ for a like twining of lovers: To bed, to bed was the burden of it to be played with accompanable concent upon the virginals.

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  • Her attorney filed for a writ of habeas corpus.
  • Writ in my cousin’s hand,
    William Shakespeare  --  Much Ado About Nothing

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