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Quotes of wherein

  1. In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry, wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end, but only to manslaughter and bawdry. – Roger Ascham
  2. My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is. – Saint Augustine
  3. Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet. – Benjamin Disraeli
  4. It's into the same bag as E. T. and Yoda, wherein you're trying to create something that people will actually believe, but it's not so much a symbol of the thing, but you're trying to do the thing itself. – Jim Henson
  5. There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he find it. – George Herbert
  6. War consisteth not in battle only, or the act of fighting; but in a tract of time, wherein the will to contend by battle is sufficiently known. – Thomas Hobbes
  7. The Bible is the cradle wherein Christ is laid. – Martin Luther
  8. We see things in this material world, wherein our bodies dwell, only because our mind through its attention lives in another world, only because it contemplates the beauties of the archetypal and intelligible world which Reason contains. – Nicolas Malebranche
  9. Let each man pass his days in that wherein his skill is greatest. – Sextus Propertius
  10. For myself, I do not now know in any concrete human terms wherein my individuality consists. In my present human form of consciousness I simply cannot tell. – Josiah Royce
  11. This moment exhibits infinite space, but there is a space also wherein all moments are infinitely exhibited, and the everlasting duration of infinite space is another region and room of joys. – Thomas Traherne
  12. What is the use of theorizing as to wherein lies the charm that moves us? – Alfred de Vigny
  13. Confidence cannot find a place wherein to rest in safety. – Virgil
  14. Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy judgment see. – William Wycherley

Usage examples for wherein

  1. Wherein have I failed?" – Eugenics and Other Evils by G. K. Chesterton
  2. This has been the rule upon which they have acted, and thus it is believed that few cases, if any, exist wherein our fellow- citizens, who from time to time have been drawn to the seat of Government for the settlement of their transactions with the Government, have gone away dissatisfied. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. Somewhat here is adealing underhand, wherein there is great care taken that I should not be made acquainted withal. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  4. We have ever seen eye to eye save in that wherein we should have. – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  5. But that can not possibly blind me to the absurd notion that woman will accomplish that wherein man has failed. – Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman
  6. It goes so far as to prevent him from ever contradicting Mr. Middleton in any fact, or gainsaying him in any opinion- although I did think at one time, when Nicodemus was thought to be rich, that he was a little bold in his sentiments on two or three matters wherein our member differed from him. – Quodlibet by John P. Kennedy
  7. Give yourself the same ancestors and surroundings as your chimney- sweep and wherein would you be superior to him? –  by
  8. And wherein doth he wrong in going from me? – The Death of Wallenstein A Play by Frederich Schiller
  9. And for this cause I presume to request your lordship, that you will be pleased only to respect the same, and consider wherein you will command my service in this your country. – A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557 by A Gentleman of Elvas
  10. It was destined to be that rare understanding known only between men, wherein each finds within the other something of himself. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  11. She could only go, for all had been said between them, and there remained the doing, wherein she had no part nor lot. – The Furnace by Rose Macaulay
  12. I have endeavoured to do my duty by the child, I know not wherein I have failed. – The Path of Duty, and Other Stories by H. S. Caswell
  13. But the Master gave the purse of gold to the poor of the village wherein he lived. – A Little Book of Profitable Tales by Eugene Field
  14. But Corona did not feel the heat, nor notice the dust upon the way; she was in a new state, wherein such things could not trouble her. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  15. Shortly afterward I was served with a paper, probably a judgment, wherein I was to pay nine months' rent. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  16. " There," said he, " shalt thou round thy weary life, A blessing to the land wherein thou dwell'st, But to the land that cast thee forth, a curse." – The Oedipus Trilogy by Sophocles
  17. A State in which all men are free, and wherein there is a fair field and no favour, is that for which Liberals should strive. – Practical Politics; or, the Liberalism of To-day by Alfred Farthing Robbins
  18. But when she saw this brought to pass, To tell the joy wherein she was! – A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume I. by R. Dodsley
  19. There are some things wherein men are willing to be deceived. – The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz

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