Usage examples for whereof

  1. I know whereof I speak, because I tried it myself. – Stammering, Its Cause and Cure by Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. The manner whereof was this. – Bunyan by James Anthony Froude
  6. 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
  7. Also, many of my Rifle ballads,- whereof more anon. – My Life as an Author by Martin Farquhar Tupper
  8. For without goods, whereof Fortune is lady, No man can have wealth. – A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume I. by R. Dodsley
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Since of the two former we know and can know nothing, we must build our happiness, our morality, our " religion," on a basis whereof they form no part. – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  12. 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
  13. But Mr. Barneveld is not your very great friend, whereof I can write no more at this time." – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  14. By degrees, however, the place resolved itself into a bare and dirty room with a couple of windows, whereof a tenth part might be of glass, the remainder being stopped up with old copy books and paper. – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  15. 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
  16. They scoffed just so at the menace of Prussianism- whereof Feminism is the female rendering. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  17. In witness whereof etc. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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