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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WRITINGS

I must tell you, to keep your writings concealed so cunningly.

Even now his writings, so popular in their day, are little known.

Often have I heard her say that to read your writings was like talking to an early friend.

With your own salary, and your friend's, and your writings, you'd make—ah!

The best, because the most genuine, biography of Burns is furnished by his own writings.

This clearness and order of arrangement was, he observed, the glory of Luther's writings.

And yet no scientific authority has ever been claimed for these sacred Hebrew writings.

But the writings and readings of men will not be enough to ensure this.

Many of them also ceased to read the writings of the ancient Romans.

A few delighted to study the writings of the ancient Greeks.

WORD ORIGIN

"system of human intercommunication by means of conventional visible marks," c.1300, "written characters; words, sentences," verbal noun from write (v.). From late 14c. as "action of composing in characters; craft of writing; one's own handwriting."

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.