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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • A song writ by him has given offense in high places— and a hundred men—I am of them—are posted to-night….
  • I have writ it and rewrit it in my own mind so oft that it lies there ready for pen and ink; and if I lay but my soul by my letter-sheet, ’tis naught to do but to copy from it.
  • We have our pockets full, We poets, of love-letters, writ to Chloes, Daphnes—creations of our noddle-heads.
  • If kisses could be writ with ink, If kisses fast could flee!’
  • … CYRANO: I had suspicion it would be to-day, (He draws a letter out of his doublet): And had already writ….
  • Oh! wise Penelope Would ne’er have stayed to broider on her hearthstone, If her Ulysses could have writ such letters!

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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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