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 Meanings and Examples of WHEREIN
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wherein
 ad.  in which; in what place or respect ?;
Classic Sentence: (66 in 5 pages)
1  "So am I," added Jo, slapping the pocket wherein reposed the long-desired Undine and Sintram.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
2  It was a sort of written duet, wherein each glorified the other in loverlike fashion, very pleasant to read and satisfactory to think of, for no one had any objection to make.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-TWO
3  What endurance too, and what courage he displayed within the wooden horse, wherein all the bravest of the Argives were lying in wait to bring death and destruction upon the Trojans.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IV
4  Here no wind beats roughly, and neither rain nor snow can fall; but it abides in everlasting sunshine and in a great peacefulness of light, wherein the blessed gods are illumined for ever and ever.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VI
5  I busied myself for an hour or two with arranging my things in my chamber, drawers, and wardrobe, in the order wherein I should wish to leave them during a brief absence.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
6  The emperor had a mind one day to entertain me with several of the country shows, wherein they exceed all nations I have known, both for dexterity and magnificence.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III.
7  The people so highly resented this law, that our histories tell us, there have been six rebellions raised on that account; wherein one emperor lost his life, and another his crown.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV.
8  This prince took a pleasure in conversing with me, inquiring into the manners, religion, laws, government, and learning of Europe; wherein I gave him the best account I was able.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III.
9  My remedy was to cut them in pieces with my knife, as they flew in the air, wherein my dexterity was much admired.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III.
10  And this puts me in mind of an amusement, wherein I spent many of my leisure hours.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VI.
11  The learning of this people is very defective, consisting only in morality, history, poetry, and mathematics, wherein they must be allowed to excel.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
12  They are expressed in the most plain and simple terms, wherein those people are not mercurial enough to discover above one interpretation: and to write a comment upon any law, is a capital crime.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
13  The arts wherein the professors employ themselves.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER V.
14  The women were proposed to be taxed according to their beauty and skill in dressing, wherein they had the same privilege with the men, to be determined by their own judgment.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER VI.
15  Power, government, war, law, punishment, and a thousand other things, had no terms wherein that language could express them, which made the difficulty almost insuperable, to give my master any conception of what I meant.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER IV.
Example Sentence:
1  Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover ev-erybody's face their own.
2  He gazed once more around the room, wherein were assembled his entire family.
3  Men have lost their reason in nothig so much as their religion, wherein stones and clouts make martyrs.
4  Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own.