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