Antonyms for hence

ago, Since, Syne, agone.

Quotes of hence

  1. The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence there is so much humour and so little wit in their literature. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  2. Hence the same instant which killed the animals froze the country where they lived. This event was sudden, instantaneous, without any gradual development. – George Cuvier
  3. Japan and China are isolated and without intercourse with other countries; hence the President directed me to attend to or watch the state of affairs in China also. – Townsend Harris
  4. An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head. – Eric Hoffer
  5. That religious earnestness forever tends toward fright and hence towards brittleness and inquisition is clear enough in mythology and history. – Thomas Howard
  6. The repudiation of the primacy of understanding means the repudiation of the norms of judgment as well, and hence the abandonment of all ethical standards. – Johan Huizinga
  7. My field is with apex predators, hence your crocodiles, your snakes, your spiders. – Steve Irwin
  8. Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war. – Douglas MacArthur
  9. The well -known fact that the form of a specific substance, e. g. water, and hence its properties can alter without a change in composition was disposed of by the formal view that a physical, not a chemical, process was involved. – Wilhelm Ostwald
  10. It is that of increasing knowledge of empirical fact, intimately combined with changing interpretations of this body of fact- hence changing general statements about it- and, not least, a changing a structure of the theoretical system. – Talcott Parsons
  11. The door might not be opened to a woman again for a long, long time, and I had a kind of duty to other women to walk in and sit down on the chair that was offered, and so establish the right of others long hence and far distant in geography to sit in the high seats. – Frances Perkins
  12. Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires. – Wallace Stevens
  13. Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack. – Sun Tzu
  14. A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world. – John Updike
  15. Hence even in the domain of natural science the aid of the experimental method becomes indispensable whenever the problem set is the analysis of transient and impermanent phenomena, and not merely the observation of persistent and relatively constant objects. – Wilhelm Wundt

Usage examples for hence

  1. Suppose I sing Thou'rt passing hence my brother. – Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw
  2. Always must be very profitable, and hence very popular. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  3. Alec is well aware of that; hence he has written direct to you, and said nothing to any other person. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  4. But I have no doubt whatever of the purpose for which I shall presently be taken hence – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  5. Anyhow it will all be the same a hundred years hence – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  6. What is to become of us when we go hence – The Opinions of a Philosopher by Robert Grant
  7. Hence he loved her, though she hurt him. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. And the other cried again: " Rabbi, take me away hence – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz
  9. I take it, Hence Sturgill, that you air laughin' at me? – Christmas Eve on Lonesome and Other Stories by John Fox, Jr.
  10. Will you hence Before the Tagge returne? – Coriolanus by Shakespeare, William
  11. That makes me hope that we shall hear of our friends, though it may be some time hence – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. Hence why might she not as well give way at once? – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  13. " Then," said Mrs. Markland, in a firm voice, " we will go hence – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  14. Hence it is that we have called the subject of this chapter, The Planet of Romance. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  15. A month hence you would be willing. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  16. Will you meet me six months hence – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  17. Not now, To- morrow we shall fetch it hence – Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan by Toru Dutt
  18. It would be time enough, he said, to close the matter upon my return three weeks hence – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  19. " Then you may take him hence again," said he. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. Four centuries ago Niagara was the wonder of the world as it must be four centuries hence and four times four. – The Niagara River by Archer Butler Hulbert