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whereby
 ad.  by which; by what; how
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
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 Machiavelli
Get Context   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.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXVI.
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 Machiavelli
Get Context   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.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
5  But he there assigns two cases, whereby a king may un-king himself.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
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.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
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.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI — CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ACQU...
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.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII — CONCERNING AUXILIARIES, MIXED SOLDIERY, AN...
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.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
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 Melville
Get Context   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 Melville
Get Context   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.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 16
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.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 27
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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR
15  Ulysses was left in the cloister, pondering on the means whereby with Minerva's help he might be able to kill the suitors.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIX
Example Sentence:
1  The two colleges have a reciprocal arrangement whereby students from one college can attend classes at the other.
2  They've set up a plan whereby you can spread the cost over a period.
3  All persons engaged in public administration serve in a special legal relationship whereby the public law institution is the employer.
4  They voted to accept a deal whereby the union will receive nearly three-quarters of a million pounds from the International Miners Organisation.
5  In a just society there must be a system whereby people can seek redress through the courts.
6  We need to devise some sort of system whereby people can liaise with each other.
7  He devised a plan whereby he might escape.
8  This is quite evident from his acquired right of subdelegation whereby he was allowed to name a vicegerens, his representative not alone in pontifical ceremonies, but also in jurisdiction.