Usage examples for wherein

  1. And wherein doth he wrong in going from me? – The Death of Wallenstein A Play by Frederich Schiller
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. " 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
  11. Wherein have I failed?" – Eugenics and Other Evils by G. K. Chesterton
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. We have ever seen eye to eye save in that wherein we should have. – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  16. 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
  17. 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