from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- conj. From which.
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- adv. from which
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- From which; whence.
Consequently, the disciples were able to behold Christ's Ascension as to the term wherefrom, that is, according as He was uplifted from the earth; but they did not behold Him as to the term whereunto, because they did not see how He was received into heaven.
Resurrection transcended common knowledge as to the term wherefrom, according as His soul returned from hell and His body from the closed sepulchre; and likewise as to the term whereunto, according as He attained to the life of glory.
For servile fear looks upon God as the cause of the infliction of punishment, whereas filial fear looks upon Him, not as the active cause of guilt, but rather as the term wherefrom it shrinks to be separated by guilt.
Reply Obj. 2: Christ's Ascension as to its term wherefrom, was not above men's common knowledge, but only as to its term whereunto.
Then the black girl gave her a bag of satin wherefrom she brought out a lute, inlaid with gems and jacinths and furnished with pegs of gold. —
(_illustres et argutos_), in which everything is summed up in German wherefrom we cannot recede in the council without committing sacrilege.
The pungency of ammonia bit her nostrils, wafted to her from the soaked sponge wherefrom he breathed the fiery fumes that cleared his brain.
Srinagar, July 30 (Vijay Kumar) - “I believe in pious political ethics, upright character and moral principles”, Chief Minister of J&K Omar Abdulla said adding his conviction is that only a person with unblemished character has moral right to hold such positions wherefrom he can serve people with full devotion and sincerity.
Hardly quenched, Adam returned to his desk, wherefrom he forwarded me a bit of news that I deemed worthy of my Twitter feed.
The US base in Kyrgyzstan is one of the major supply lines, wherefrom the logistic support is made to the NATO and US forces, stationed in Afghanistan.
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