Quotes of hitherto

  1. It is a rare mind indeed that can render the hitherto non -existent blindingly obvious. The cry 'I could have thought of that' is a very popular and misleading one, for the fact is that they didn't, and a very significant and revealing fact it is too. – Douglas Adams
  2. Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion, in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements: for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman, that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist us in the Attainment of it. – Mary Astell
  3. Our choice of a reform framework dictated that we looked at the fundamental assumptions that had driven Nigeria's economy, society and policy hitherto and to seek ways of either abandoning or transcending those assumptions and their supporting institutions. – Ibrahim Babangida
  4. The last Hague Conference has in the meantime expressed its opinion that a body should be established which could prepare for the work involved more effectively than has hitherto proved possible. – Fredrik Bajer
  5. The course hitherto pursued in musical aesthetics has nearly always been hampered by the false assumption that the object was not so much to inquire into what is beautiful in music as to describe the feelings which music awakens. – Eduard Hanslick
  6. The further a mathematical theory is developed, the more harmoniously and uniformly does its construction proceed, and unsuspected relations are disclosed between hitherto separated branches of the science. – David Hilbert
  7. Like all sciences and all valuations, the psychology of women has hitherto been considered only from the point of view of men. – Karen Horney
  8. Human Nature is the only science of man; and yet has been hitherto the most neglected. – David Hume
  9. In a state therefore of great equality and virtue, where pure and simple manners prevailed, the increase of the human species would evidently be much greater than any increase that has been hitherto known. – Thomas Malthus
  10. Skepticism is an important historical tool. It is the starting point of all revision of hitherto accepted history. – Samuel E. Morison
  11. The centuries last passed have also given the taste important extension; the discovery of sugar, and its different preparations, of alcoholic liquors, of wine, ices, vanilla, tea and coffee, have given us flavors hitherto unknown. – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  12. My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused much of an upheaval in the home. It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son. – Conrad Veidt

Usage examples for hitherto

  1. Has it not hitherto been true in the Colonies? – Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America by Edmund Burke
  2. Not show it to Netta- that was bad: he had always hitherto shown her and told her absolutely everything. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  3. " Perhaps," said the boutilier, who had hitherto been silent. – A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest by Amelia B. Edwards
  4. He actually detected a desire to sit still and do nothing- a feeling of which he had not hitherto been conscious. – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman
  5. Most Negroes regarded this as the right step toward doing for themselves what others had hitherto done for them and some whites so considered it. – The History of the Negro Church by Carter Godwin Woodson
  6. 115. " Hitherto shalt thou come, and no farther." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. I have treated you hitherto as a child. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. Hitherto everything had come his way. – Brand Blotters by William MacLeod Raine
  9. I enjoyed myself there, for the wild, open- air life had great charms for me, and there was a sense of freedom to which I had hitherto been a stranger. – The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
  10. Rather let me get to the matter in hand, beside which everything I had ever attempted hitherto ranks as nothing. – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  11. But the ground was not hitherto prepared. – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  12. As it is simply the stealing of money, the man must have been either a born thief or else some hitherto innocent person pressed to the crime by great necessity. – The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont by Robert Barr
  13. Hitherto she had held her peace. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  14. " I must have one shy," said Martin, one of the boys who had hitherto stood with Barton, behind the Banker, looking on. – The Mark Of Cain by Andrew Lang
  15. He had hitherto led a wandering life, having no home duties, no school to go to, no trade to work at,- no garden, or other pleasure, to fix him to one spot. – The Settlers at Home by Harriet Martineau
  16. Unto the sky the tower was meant to reach, But hitherto we've only had confusion. – Essays on Scandinavian Literature by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  17. Hitherto happy in the continued support of one of the white Powers, he now found himself- or thought himself- threatened with war by no less than two others. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  18. The beautiful figure, hitherto silent, spoke at last: " Thy wish is granted!" – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  19. She had doubted, feared, and had hitherto declined,- when that other lover had fallen in her way. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. It has hitherto had no fair play. – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge

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