Usage examples for whereby

  1. Yet the fathers' motive for its presence is clear: that is, the uplifting of the Sign whereby the Indians could alone find salvation. – The Old Franciscan Missions Of California by George Wharton James
  2. Whereby it comes to pass that reputation is the first of all things to abandon the unfortunate. – The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
  3. But the fear arising that Russia would not permit Austria's extension to the Mediterranean, an alteration was made, whereby Austria was promised half of Piedmont, Genoa to go to the King of Sardinia in compensation. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  4. Whereby askest thou it? – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  5. Means are provided whereby the distance apart of the saws may be rapidly adjusted while the saws are in motion, so that if a board will not true up to a given width, the saws may be set to cut it to a less one without delay. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  6. You know that there is a covenant between your master, your master in Batavia, and the council of the orang kayas of the sea Dyaks of Bulungan, whereby the children of the sea sail in the proas of Ah Sing when the Hanu Token come to Koyala on the night winds and tell her to bid them go. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  7. Some of these wheels had ingenious floating arrangements whereby they accommodated themselves to the different stages of a rising or falling river. – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
  8. For too long people have regarded politics as a scheme whereby easy money might be obtained. – In Times Like These by Nellie L. McClung
  9. Himself a severe judge of the conduct of others, he must not afford them a single instance whereby they can accuse him of not following his own precepts." – Zibeline, Complete by Phillipe de Massa Last Updated: March 2, 2009
  10. The machinists' square is in fact a gauge whereby to test if one face stands at a right angle to another. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  11. Or we may say, again, that sentiment is the wing- power of man, whereby he has ability to fly away from the commonplace and unworthy. – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
  12. Whereby were substituted arts of peace and civilisation for those of war. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  13. My heart whereby I came into being. – The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians by E. A. Wallis Budge
  14. And also the sole bearer of the Seed Whereby sin dieth. – The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  15. As my reader is aware, I left the Finke issuing through an impracticable gorge in these same ranges, now some seventy- five miles behind us, and in that distance not a break had occurred in the line whereby I could either get over or through it, to meet the Finke again; indeed, at this distance it was doubtful whether it were worth while to endeavour to do so, as one can never tell what change may take place, in even the largest of Australian streams, in such a distance. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  16. They ate and drank that night, in truth, as if in the spirit of this decision; whereby the air, before they separated, felt itself the clearer. – The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 by Henry James
  17. Naturally, too, during the later months of the war, when it became manifest that the end of the struggle was near, the question of reconstruction and the methods whereby it could be most naturally, speedily, and effectively accomplished, came uppermost in his mind. – History-of-the-Impeachment-of-Andrew-Johnson-President-of-the-United-States-by-the-House-of-Representatives-and-his-trial-by-the-Senate-for-high-crimes-and-misdemeanors-in-office-1868 by Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson)
  18. The test whereby such a distinction should be made is in principle a definite test. – The Sources Of Religious Insight by Josiah Royce
  19. Now in Association already we have changed all this; we have established a true relation between labor and the people, whereby the labor is done, not entirely for the benefit of the capitalist, as it is in civilized society, but for the mutual benefit of the laborer and the capitalist. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes