At once one large German carriage, wis two raven-black horse, came alongside me.
Kam Edward the olde,Faire man he was and wis, stalworth and bolde.
wis, wis, v. (in the form I wis) erroneously used as 'I know.'
“Soothly, that wis I not,” said the illuminator rather drily.
"It's verra likely—she wis no' runnin' so sweet," he confessed.
And with her a fair throng of gentlemen—what they have done I wis not.
Two Soldaten wis gons stant at ze door, ant into ze room steps ze man in ze grey Uberrock, who had sat with us in ze coffeehouse.
It wis pleasant to watch her, to feel the subtle refinement of all her belongings, and to wonder what was going to happen next.
There can be no doubt that Shakespeare spelt it I wis and used it as two words, pronoun and verb.
I wis ye have power to kill my body, but my soul never shall ye have power to touch.