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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Won
 
She’s beautiful; and therefore to be woo’d;
She’s a woman; and therefore to be won.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry VI., Part I. Act V. Scene 3. (Suffolk and Lady Margaret.)
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She is a woman, therefore may be woo’d;
She is a woman, therefore may be won.
        Shakespeare.—Titus Andronicus, Act II. Scene 1. (Demetrius to Aaron.)
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Was ever woman in this humour woo’d?
Was ever woman in this humour won?
        Shakespeare.—King Richard III., Act I. Scene 2. (Richard and Lady Anne.)
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Hero’s looks yielded, but her words made war:
Women are won when they begin to jar.
        Marlow.—Hero and Leander, First Sestiad.
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So fought, so follow’d, and so fairly won.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry IV., Part II. Act I. Scene 1. (Lord Bardolph to Northumberland.)
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