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Romeo and Juliet
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  • It is written that the shoemaker should meddle with his yard and the tailor with his last, the fisher with his pencil, and the painter with his nets; but I am sent to find those persons whose names are here writ, and can never find what names the writing person hath here writ.
  • It is written that the shoemaker should meddle with his yard and the tailor with his last, the fisher with his pencil, and the painter with his nets; but I am sent to find those persons whose names are here writ, and can never find what names the writing person hath here writ.
  • This night you shall behold him at our feast; Read o’er the volume of young Paris’ face, And find delight writ there with beauty’s pen; Examine every married lineament, And see how one another lends content; And what obscur’d in this fair volume lies Find written in the margent of his eyes.
  • So many guests invite as here are writ.
  • Or, if his mind be writ, give me his letter.
  • —O, give me thy hand, One writ with me in sour misfortune’s book!
  • Then gave I her, so tutored by my art, A sleeping potion; which so took effect As I intended, for it wrought on her The form of death: meantime I writ to Romeo That he should hither come as this dire night, To help to take her from her borrow’d grave, Being the time the potion’s force should cease.

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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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