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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
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.)
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.)
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.)
Hero’s looks yielded, but her words made war:
Women are won when they begin to jar.
        Marlow.—Hero and Leander, First Sestiad.
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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