Usage examples for whereof

  1. The vast mound upon which this city was built had the appearance of being artificial, but very possibly the soil whereof it was formed had been washed up in past ages during times of flood, so that from a mudbank in the centre of the broad river it grew by degrees to its present proportions. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  2. They scoffed just so at the menace of Prussianism- whereof Feminism is the female rendering. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  3. In witness whereof, etc. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  4. Also, many of my Rifle ballads,- whereof, more anon. – My Life as an Author by Martin Farquhar Tupper
  5. So they came unto Carlion, whereof his knights were passing glad. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  6. I know whereof I speak, because I tried it myself. – Stammering, Its Cause and Cure by Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue
  7. Our race is of a fertile stock, more quick and abounding than any other you may know, or whereof you have heard speak. – Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut by Wace
  8. These forgotten amendments read in part: Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.... – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  9. And they said, Come and let us make a city and a tower, the top whereof may reach to heaven: and let us make our name famous before we be scattered abroad into all lands. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  10. The execution and successe whereof, being tried by the Synods, let it be represented to the next Generall Assembly. – The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland by Church of Scotland. General Assembly
  11. Habit on an ampler scale, and carried out in the strictly intellectual range, is recollection and memory, whereof we shall speak later. – Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  12. I do congratulate the honour and favour of the Queen towards you, in this part of a reward for your good service in England, whereof I was a witness and have affirmed it to her Majesty. – A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II. by Bulstrode Whitelocke
  13. The reason why the delights of conjugial love become also delights of the spirit in the flesh, is, because after the delights of adulterous love are removed, as was just said above, the spirit being loosed from them enters chaste into the body, and fills the breasts with the delights of its blessedness, and from the breasts fills also the ultimates of that love in the body; in consequence whereof, the spirit with these ultimates, and these ultimates with the spirits, afterwards act in full communion. – The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love by Emanuel Swedenborg
  14. Wherefore every good Christian man, that is of power, and hath whereof, should pain him with all his strength for to conquer our right heritage, and chase out all the misbelieving men. – The-Travels-of-Sir-John-Mandeville by Mandeville, John, Sir
  15. Similarly my more recent friend William Hawkes claims to have read the whole book sixty times; whereof this impromptu of mine is a sort of half proof:- Impromptu. – My Life as an Author by Martin Farquhar Tupper
  16. The manner whereof was this. – Bunyan by James Anthony Froude