Heaven knows what gaudy sentimental parade we made in our borrowed plumes, but if the travesty had kept itself to the written word
it would have been all well enough.
He may be uneducated, but he certainly knows how to express the significance of the written word
Nothing, but that it is full of the Written Word
- books and papers in which they wrote, and strange instruments, as of worship.
In order to destroy the written word
, a torch and a Turk are sufficient.
His written word
was as his spoken word, clear and convincing.
However much we may admire the orator's occasional bursts of eloquence, the noblest written words
are commonly as far behind or above the fleeting spoken language as the firmament with its stars is behind the clouds.
In silence he ran his cold eyes over the written words
This is the first time I have spoken with another of my kind through written words
She again returned to writing on her slate--again showed the written words
We have only the written words
of those who have gone before, to show us the cities and the empires that have been, to teach us the reasons why they decayed and crumbled away.
Whatever the mysterious written words
on the cards might mean, the black had selected him twice from the throng for their recipient; and now seemed to have condemned him as deficient in the wit and spirit to engage the enigma.
Thus what is called "knowing," in the sense in which we can ascertain what other people "know," is a phenomenon exemplified in their physical behaviour, including spoken and written words