1 But had there existed in Florence some procedure whereby citizens might have been impeached, and calumniators punished, numberless disorders which have taken there would have been prevented.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII.
2 But now let us turn to another subject which merits attention, namely, the means whereby divided cities may be reunited; and of this I propose to speak in the following Chapter.
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3 But the most formidable of all their punishments was that whereby one man out of every ten in an entire army was chosen by lot to be put to death.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XLIX.
4 There is therefore, secondly, another way whereby governments are dissolved, and that is, when the legislative, or the prince, either of them, act contrary to their trust.
5 But he there assigns two cases, whereby a king may un-king himself.
6 Two cases there are, I say, whereby a king, ipso facto, becomes no king, and loses all power and regal authority over his people; which are also taken notice of by Winzerus.
7 These opportunities, therefore, made those men fortunate, and their high ability enabled them to recognize the opportunity whereby their country was ennobled and made famous.
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8 The Florentines, being entirely without arms, sent ten thousand Frenchmen to take Pisa, whereby they ran more danger than at any other time of their troubles.
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9 These were his prominent features; the tokens whereby, even in the limitless, uncharted seas, he revealed his identity, at a long distance, to those who knew him.
10 He published his manifesto, whereby he set himself forth as the deliverer of the isles of the sea and vicar-general of all Oceanica.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 71. The Jeroboam's Story.
11 In most land animals there are certain valves or flood-gates in many of their veins, whereby when wounded, the blood is in some degree at least instantly shut off in certain directions.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
12 If Scully was the thumb, Pat Callahan was the first finger of the unseen hand whereby the packers held down the people of the district.
13 He had been shorn, at one cut, of all those mysterious weapons whereby he had been able to make a living easily and to escape the consequences of his actions.
14 She never broke her word, and was much exercised in her mind how to get round it, and at last devised a plan whereby she could satisfy herself.
15 Ulysses was left in the cloister, pondering on the means whereby with Minerva's help he might be able to kill the suitors.