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Moby Dick
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  • There’s a sermon now, writ in high heaven, and the sun goes through it every year, and yet comes out of it all alive and hearty.
  • So that to this hunter’s wondrous skill, the proverbial evanescence of a thing writ in water, a wake, is to all desired purposes well nigh as reliable as the steadfast land.

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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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