Wherefore sentence examples

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  • Wherefore He asked them, Do ye believe that I am able to do this thing ?

  • When peace was arranged through French mediation in 1607 the papacy had lost greatly in prestige: it was evident that the once terrible interdict was antiquated, wherefore it has never since been employed against the entire territory of a state.

  • On issuing from the Lake of Zurich the Linth alters its name to that of "Limmat," it does not appear wherefore, and, keeping the north-westerly direction it had taken from the Walensee, joins the Aar a little way below Brugg, and just below the junction of the Reuss with the Aar.

  • Wherefore he promised that the world should be dissolved, and that those who were his should be freed from the dominion of the world-creators.

  • The inwardness of primitive religion is, however, non-existent for those who observe it as uninitiated strangers; whilst, again, it evaporates as soon as native custom breaks down under pressure of civilization, when only fragments of meaningless superstition survive: wherefore do travesties of primitive religion abound.

  • At elevated temperatures the metal decomposes nearly all other metallic oxides, wherefore it is most serviceable as a metallurgical reagent.

  • but entirely composed of wooden houses, penetrated in all directions by canals, wherefore bridges and boats are needed for the wayfarer.

  • Wherefore let us forsake their vain doing and their false teaching and turn unto the word which was delivered unto us from the beginning."

  • "New puppies," "new calves" and "new babies" keep Helen's interest in the why and wherefore of things at white heat.

  • He accepts an ultimate antinomy as to the finiteness or infinity of " the unconditioned," yet applies the law of the excluded middle to insist that one of the two alternatives must be true, wherefore we must make the choice.

  • "Wherefore?" which had come to him amid every occupation, was now replaced, not by another question or by a reply to the former question, but by her image.

  • He found that he had no supporters save a handful of courtiers and officials and the leaders of his mercenary bands; wherefore in despair he accepted the terms forced upon.

  • 3, 2c (wherefore do ye tempt the Lord ?), 7a (to Massah), c (because they tempted..

  • Wherefore, be thou ever merciful unto us sinners.

  • They next seized his boats conveying soldiers, servants, and his ammunition and baggage; and, following him, they demanded wherefore he brought with him so numerous a body of men, in opposition to usage and to their previous warning.

  • Wherefore he himself had come to free her from her bonds, and to confer salvation upon men through knowledge of himself.

  • But in our days a great part of the people would rather cast off Christianity than submit to the rigour of the [ancient] canons: wherefore it is a most wholesome dispensation of the Holy Ghost that, after so great a lapse of time, the belief in purgatory and the practice of Indulgences have become generally received among the orthodox " (Confutatio, cap. xviii.; cf.

  • This language is reflected in the 31st of the Articles of Religion of the Church of England: "Wherefore the sacrifices of Masses, in which it was commonly said that the Priest did offer Christ for the quick and the dead, to have remission of pain and guilt, were blasphemous fables and dangerous deceits."

  • 19, recognized as sacraments baptism and the chrism, and the Body and Blood, and he writes thus: "Under the screen of corporeal objects a divine virtue of the sacraments in question secretly brings about salvation; wherefore they are called sacraments from their secret or sacred virtues."

  • Wherefore, we magnify thee, O most blessed Virgin.

  • But the prophets had delivered their prophecies under the inspiration of the world-creating angels: wherefore those who had their hope in him and in Helen minded them no more, and, as being free, did what they pleased; for men were saved according to his grace, but not according to just works.

  • Out on thee Villaine, wherefore dost thou mad mee?

  • Wherefore, having laid down his life for the Lord, he maketh earnest entreaty in behalf of our souls.

  • Wherefore, leaving the motley, I rest, Madam, Your faithful friend and servant.

  • Wherefore [ye] must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake.

  • Like him too in the motive " And wherefore slew he him?

  • Wherefore, in their company enlist us who keep thy memory with faith, celebrating thy holy solemnity on this day.

  • Isa 55:3 35 Wherefore he saith also in another psalm, Thou shalt not suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.

  • In the Roman Church the bishop blesses the oil of the sick used in extreme unctions on Holy Thursday at the Chrismal Mass,' using the following prayer of the sacramentaries of Gelasius and Hadrian: "Send forth, we pray Thee, 0 Lord, Thy holy spirit, the Paraclete from Heaven, into this fatness of oil, which Thou hast deigned to produce from the green wood for refreshment of mind and body; and through Thy holy benediction may it be for all that anoint, taste, touch, a protection of mind and body, of soul and spirit, unto the easing away of all pain, all weakness, all sickness of mind and body; wherefore Thou hast anointed priest, kings and prophets and martyrs with thy chrism, perfected by Thee, 0 Lord, blessed and abiding in our bowels in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ."

  • But Ormazd created him free in his determinations and in his actions, wherefore he is accessible to the influences of the evil powers.

  • Wherefore, my dearly beloved, flee from idolatry.

  • Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men ' .

  • io " Sir Henry Ferrers, Baronet, was indicted by the name of Sir Henry Ferrers, Knight, for the murther of one Stone whom one Nightingale feloniously murthered, and that the said Sir Henry was present aiding and abetting, &c. Upon this indictment Sir Henry Ferrers being arraigned said he never was knighted, which being confessed, the indictment was held not to be sufficient, wherefore he was indicted de novo by the name of Sir Henry Ferrers, Baronet."

  • Wherefore the descendants of Pelops had a white mark on their shoulder ever after (Ovid, Metam.

  • Wherefore rock they, purgatorial shadows, ( 2) we read.

  • Like him too in the motive And wherefore slew he him?

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