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Quotes of whereby

  1. If education, culture, the higher life were shining things to be worshiped from afar, he had still a means left whereby he could draw one step nearer to them. – Mary Antin
  2. There is some mysterious thing that goes on whereby in the process of playing Shakespeare continuously, actors are surprised by the way the language actually acts on them. – Kenneth Branagh
  3. A revolution is an act of violence whereby one class shatters the authority of another. – James MacGregor Burns
  4. This communication alone, by the comparison of the antagonisms, rivalries, movements which give birth to decisive moments, permits the evolution of the soul, whereby a man realizes himself on earth. It is impossible to be concerned with anything else in art. – Robert Delaunay
  5. The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint. – James Fenton
  6. Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion- it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ. – Billy Graham
  7. Such an arrangement would provide Taiwan and China with a forum for dialogue whereby they may forge closer ties based on mutual understanding and respect, leading to permanent peace in the Taiwan Strait. – Nick Lampson
  8. I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses. – Nelson Mandela
  9. By means of microscopic observation and astronomical projection the lotus flower can become the foundation for an entire theory of the universe and an agent whereby we may perceive Truth. – Yukio Mishima
  10. Citizen participation is a device whereby public officials induce nonpublic individuals to act in a way the officials desire. – Daniel Patrick Moynihan
  11. Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message. – Malcolm Muggeridge
  12. The Divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them; not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it. – Frederick William Robertson
  13. Faith is the sense of life, that sense by virtue of which man does not destroy himself, but continues to live on. It is the force whereby we live. – Leo Tolstoy
  14. All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved. – Sun Tzu

Usage examples for whereby

  1. 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
  2. For too long people have regarded politics as a scheme whereby easy money might be obtained. – In Times Like These by Nellie L. McClung
  3. And also the sole bearer of the Seed Whereby sin dieth. – The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  4. The test whereby such a distinction should be made is in principle a definite test. – The Sources Of Religious Insight by Josiah Royce
  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. 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
  7. 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
  8. Whereby take me ritely, your onnurable onnur, I means nothink amiss. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  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. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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.
  13. Whereby it comes to pass that reputation is the first of all things to abandon the unfortunate. – The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Whereby were substituted arts of peace and civilisation for those of war. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  17. My heart whereby I came into being. – The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians by E. A. Wallis Budge
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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)

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