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Quotes of thence

  1. Thence results, for science as well as for industry, the necessity of the division and association of labor. I receive and I give- such is human life. Each directs and is directed in his turn. – Mikhail Bakunin
  2. Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world. – Augustine Birrell
  3. There are two births: the one when light, First strikes the new awakened sense; The other when two souls unite, And we must count our life from thence When you loved me and I loved you, Then both of us were born anew. – William Cartwright
  4. Thence I suppose, my natural disposition to make fresh acquaintances, and to break with them so readily, although always for a good reason, and never through mere fickleness. – Giacomo Casanova
  5. Two urns on Jove's high throne have ever stood, the source of evil one, and one of good; from thence the cup of mortal man he fills, blessings to these, to those distributes ills; to most he mingles both. – Homer
  6. We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen, who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains, and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri. – Meriwether Lewis

Usage examples for thence

  1. Thence she had been called to the sick woman and went out of doors. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Thence it ran nearly due W., north of the street called London Wall, turning S. at Monkwell Street. – The History of London by Walter Besant
  3. Then Bertric went back into the house and brought thence a blue cloak which lay where she had fallen, and covered her with it, for the night was chill now. – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
  4. " From this pleasant place a river went out which watered the garden, and thence it was divided into four rivers. – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
  5. One day, having fixed on a lucky moment for departure, they set out thence on their journey. – Bagh O Bahar, Or Tales of the Four Darweshes by Mir Amman of Dihli
  6. From thence the legions were conducted to Ferentinum, out of which the inhabitants had, during the night, retired in silence through the opposite gate, with all their effects which could be either carried or driven. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius
  7. " Nothing whatever," Beric replied; " nor do I think it likely that they will attack from that point, for if they advanced thence we should simply retire through the mountains to the north just as we retired south when they before attacked us. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  8. However this may be, it is certain that the most convenient order of studying these two closely related epistles is to begin with that to the Colossians and thence proceed to the other. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  9. It will be necessary to go to the Western Heavens and thence bring words of truth. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  10. It was his purpose to get a boat at the village of Ouiatenon and pull thence up the Wabash until he could find out what the English were doing. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  11. And as they came past the bed of reeds, the Princess went aside, and, stooping down in a certain place drew out from thence something which she came carrying, softly wrapped in the folds of her gown. – Moonshine & Clover by Laurence Housman
  12. It was arranged that " sister Nervie" should take her to Mr. Roff's office, and that Mr. Roff should thence escort her home. – Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters by H. Addington Bruce
  13. Thence we should retire to Uzmaiz, whence we hoped to give the Russians such a bone to pick that they would not soon forget it. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  14. You know I brought his widow thence with me last year. – The Lady of Fort St. John by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  15. Thence climbing the mountains, you reach Musse in four days more, if the passes are open. – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  16. There was good living to be had at his house, and when he had got his visitors into a good temper, he left them to themselves, slipped into the secret room and listened from thence to their conversation. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  17. A few shots were fired in the south- east quarter, and some smoke arose from thence – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  18. " None ever return from thence said the prince. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  19. He let the host have no rest, until the latter told him, that not far from thence stood a haunted castle where any one could very easily learn what shuddering was, if he would but watch in it for three nights. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
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