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English citations of whitherto


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  • 1693, Jean Cornand de La Crose, Memoirs for the ingenious:
    … for then the places whitherto these Exhalations should be blown, would take, at least for a certain time, the qualities of the place whence they flow…
  • 1773, Daines Barrington, The Anglo-Saxon Version, from the Historian Orosius. By Ælfred the Great, together with an English translation from the Anglo-Saxon:
    When, therefore, it so happened that the van-guard began to fly, their wives with great indignation hasted towards them, asking them whitherto they intended to retreat, as they should have no other place of refuge but their wombs.