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The Two Gentlemen of Verona
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  • Why, she hath not writ to me?
  • Some love of yours hath writ to you in rime.
  • Look, here is writ ’kind Julia.’
  • Are they not lamely writ?
  • Now trust me, madam, it came hardly off; For, being ignorant to whom it goes, I writ at random, very doubtfully.
  • Yes, yes; the lines are very quaintly writ; But, since unwillingly, take them again: Nay, take them.
  • Ay, ay, you writ them, sir, at my request; But I will none of them; they are for you.
  • I would have had them writ more movingly.
  • And when it’s writ, for my sake read it over; And if it please you, so; if not, why, so.
  • That’s the letter I writ to her friend.
  • And here is writ ’love-wounded Proteus’: Poor wounded name! my bosom, as a bed, Shall lodge thee till thy wound be throughly heal’d; And thus I search it with a sovereign kiss.
  • As you enjoin’d me, I have writ your letter Unto the secret nameless friend of yours; Which I was much unwilling to proceed in, But for my duty to your ladyship.
  • ’For often have you writ to her; and she, in modesty, Or else for want of idle time, could not again reply; Or fearing else some messenger that might her mind discover, Herself hath taught her love himself to write unto her lover.’
  • Thy letters may be here, though thou art hence, Which, being writ to me, shall be deliver’d Even in the milk-white bosom of thy love.
  • Of her tongue she cannot, for that’s writ down she is slow of; of her purse she shall not, for that I’ll keep shut.
  • Lo, here in one line is his name twice writ: ’Poor forlorn Proteus, passionate Proteus, To the sweet Julia’:—that I’ll tear away; And yet I will not, sith so prettily He couples it to his complaining names: Thus will I fold them one upon another: Now kiss, embrace, contend, do what you will.

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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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