Usage examples for thereby

  1. The worst that ever I did to give them an occasion to give me this name was, that I had always the luck to jump in my judgment with the present way of the times, whatever it was, and my chance was to get thereby but if things are thus cast upon me, let me count them a blessing; but let not the malicious load me therefore with reproach. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  2. They seem to take some pains to please the ghost of the deceased, thinking thereby they will have good luck in their family so long as they continue to do so. – A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1881, pages 87-204 by H. C. Yarrow
  3. I hope that all lovers of justice and of truth will read this book, and that many of them will be thereby led to a fuller study of Socialism. – Britain for the British by Robert Blatchford
  4. She may have been, comparatively speaking, slightly built in her lofty upper works, her carrying capacity being thereby largely increased. – The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1 by Frederick Whymper
  5. Certainly the Queen is far more valuable than the Knight, to say nothing of the time gained and the freedom of action obtained thereby for White's more important pieces. – Chess Fundamentals by José Raúl Capablanca
  6. We did the like, insomuch that the very same Day we were all on Board, and thereby out of the reach of the Insults of the Savages. – The Niagara River by Archer Butler Hulbert
  7. " Reuter," apparently, thought he had made his simple statement of the facts of the case, had thereby done his duty, and so it all ended. – The Great Return by Arthur Machen
  8. She throws away thereby her last chance. – The Three Heron's Feathers by Hermann Sudermann
  9. It is for them you ought to work, for you do not thereby lose the others. – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  10. Haward shrugged his shoulders, but would not turn his head, and thereby grant recognition to Jean Hugon, the trader. – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  11. I had a letter from W. Howe that my Lord hath ordered his coach and six horses for me to- morrow, which pleases me mightily to think that my Lord should do so much, hoping thereby that his anger is a little over. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  12. Thereby it was discovered that those in the service of the Nurembergers had done the deed, and it might be assumed that he had been taken to one of their houses or a public gaol. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  13. When the Third Hand has such strength in Hearts or Royals that he would advance his partner's declaration of either, in the event of an adverse bid, it is wise for him to bid two on the first round, in order, if possible, to shut out such adverse declaration and the information thereby given to the leader. – Auction of To-day by Milton C. Work
  14. This took out of the hands of the Republican Sheriff and Mayor most of their peace- preserving powers, which were given to a Board to be appointed by the Governor, thereby to tie their hands when the time came for taking the Arsenal. – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  15. I was thereby also, at times, enabled to procure several necessary and comfortable things, such as tea, sugar, etc. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge
  16. The Master had rescued him, and taken thereby a scar that would go with him to the grave; but that, now, does not concern our tale. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  17. God Himself had in reality thereby bound His hands; He was obliged to deliver the people. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  18. I shall thereby save a postage stamp! – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  19. It was more than possible we might run our own noses into danger, and suffer thereby but we alone would be called on to pay the penalty. – The Minute Boys of York Town by James Otis
  20. His six weeks under her father's roof had produced in him feelings which he knew to be wrong, without thereby finding in himself any power to check them. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward