Phrases with "hence"

William Hope Hodgson But I made that I should get hence very quick, and I did turn me about in the bushes, and went upon my hands and knees; and so came at last a great way off. The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson

Mark Twain It’s a word that’s made up out’n the Greek ORGO, outside, open, abroad; and the Hebrew JEESUM, to plant, cover up; hence inTER. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Anthony Trollope No treasury mandate armed with the signatures of all the government has half the power of one of those broad sheets, which fly forth from hence so abundantly, armed with no signature at all. The Warden by Anthony Trollope

Alfred Ainger And hence also the effect he often leaves of having indulged in praise too great for the occasion. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

H. Rider Haggard I have horses in a secret dell that I will show thee, and on them we will ride hence to Middalhof — and there thou must claim peace for me. Eric Brighteyes by H. Rider Haggard

George Gissing Ten, twenty years hence you will have to act as careful a part as on the day when you and she first present yourselves in Polterham.” “Oh, in a sense!” cried the other, impatiently. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

Mark Twain But woe is me! some two and forty years agone the good count rode hence to fight for Holy Cross, and many a year hath flown since word or token have we had of him. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Algernon Blackwood The appeal of “N.H.” was direct to the subliminal mind; it was the hidden nine-tenths he stimulated; hence came the intensification of consciousness in all who had to do with him. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Robert Louis Stevenson And hence any falsehood in the relation, any incomplete or perverted understanding, will spoil even the pleasure of these visits. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

He hence inferred as to the diamond a great degree of combustibility;—a conjecture which the experiments of modern chemistry have shown to be true. Life of Sir Isaac Newton by N. W. Chittenden [1846]

F. Scott Fitzgerald The great rich nation had made triumphant war, suffered enough for poignancy but not enough for bitternesshence the carnival, the feasting, the triumph. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Rudyard Kipling Let us go hence together without fear. Letters of Marque by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

The girth had not been tightened, and had slipped round; hence his fall. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Victor Hugo They had spent their last grain of hope on the direction of life; hence they turned in the other. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

The dancing girls are of two orders of infamy — those who serve in the temples, and are hence called Devo Dasi, slaves of the gods, and the Nautch girls, who dance in a secular sort for hire. ’On with the Dance!’ by Ambrose Bierce

Arthur Conan Doyle If he has had no visitors, that prompting must have come in letters; hence I try to find out who were his correspondents. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

John Locke By sensation, perceiving the existence of particular things: hence it also follows: 3. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

John Lewis Burckhard From hence a hilly chain extends north-eastwards. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

John Lewis Burckhard Its course from hence is S.W. by S. At seven hours, we descended from the mountain into Wady Ambigo (آمبقُو). Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

George Gissing Thirty, forty, fifty — why, twenty years hence he would be in the prime of manhood, with perhaps yet another twenty years of mental and bodily vigour. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

John Lewis Burckhard Noweyba, where we had first reached the shore, bore from hence S.S.W. We rested for the night in a pasturing place near the mountain, on the south side of the promontory. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

It is interpreted “Answer,” hence our “Echo Point”(?); but others render it, “Hold your tongue. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

Edmund Burke From hence it is, that where the chances for equal degrees of suffering or enjoyment are in any sort equal, the idea of the suffering must always be prevalent. On the Sublime and Beautiful by Edmund Burke [1757]

It should be remembered that Poe was a famous plagiary-hunter, hence his comments may be discounted. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

He cannot make the action revolve round their ordinary occupations; hence the crossword puzzle of coincidences, intrigues, murders, disguises, buried wills, long-lost brothers, etc. Charles Dickens by George Orwell [1940]

Our descendants a hundred years hence will not think of the incessant noise as though of cannonading with which we were so familiar. Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino by Samuel Butler [1881]

It is my desire to offer you a warm welcome to the East, hence this reception in mid-ocean. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

H.P. Lovecraft One could not be sure that the sea and the ground were horizontal, hence the relative position of everything else seemed phantasmally variable. The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft [1926]

Anna Katherine Green Judge Ostrander knows this, and you know that he knows this; hence your distress. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Algernon Blackwood Few today know the Powers they knew, hence deny them. Sand by Algernon Blackwood [1912]

From hence old Jimmy led us a good deal south of east, and we arrived at another exposure of granite rocks in the dense scrubs. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

In these upland regions water is almost everywhere, and generally it is drinkable; hence the Bedawin naturally prefer them to the coast. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

F. Scott Fitzgerald They sat not before a motion picture with consecutive reels, but at a musty old-fashioned travelogue with all values stark and hence all implications confused. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

W. H. Hudson We have no symbols to represent such sounds on paper, hence we are as powerless to convey to another the impression they make on us as we are to describe the odours of flowers. Idle Days in Patagonia by W. H. Hudson

The mickle grievance from the loss and then the shame, which I have taken here, are such that none of you shall e’er go hence alive. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Jeremy Bentham In a rude period of society, the people are not yet broken in to the habit of spontaneously lending their assistance to the laws: hence a third reason. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

H. Rider Haggard Now, this is my counsel: that choice be given to Swanhild, either that she go hence Atli’s wife, or take her trial in the Doom-ring. Eric Brighteyes by H. Rider Haggard

Charles Kingsley And hence arises confusion on confusion, misconception on misconception. Thoughts on Shelley and Byron by Charles Kingsley

William Dampier The 27th day in the morning we sailed from hence with the land-wind at north by west. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

Anthony Trollope Three hundred years hence the girl and the man will stand together on their own merits. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Henry Fielding And hence arose all that seeming generosity and indifference as to the payment; Trent being satisfied with the obligation conferred on Booth, by means of which he hoped to effect his purpose. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Daniel Defoe From hence directing my course to the seaside in pursuit of my first design — viz. From London to Land’s End by Daniel Defoe

Robert Louis Stevenson The mail was very late this time; hence the paltryness of this note. Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson

Nathaniel Hawthorne I go hence in misfortune — perchance in disgrace — to return no more. Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1842]

Andrew Lang Yet I shall go hence in peace, my children, if you will promise always to love each other, and never to forsake your youngest brother. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

George Borrow Take my advice, spur on the jaco, for you see it is getting late, and it is twelve long leagues from hence to Corcuvion, where you must pass the night; and from thence to Finisterra is no trifle. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

Alexander Pope Here, too, all forms of social union find, And hence let reason, late, instruct mankind: 180 Here subterranean works and cities see; There towns aërial on the waving tree. An Essay on Man by Alexander Pope [1734]

The radiation of heat from the huge rock-range explained the absence of cold, so remarkable during all this excursionhence the African traveller ever avoids camping near bare stones. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

H.P. Lovecraft It was designed to open in my direction, hence I saw — after drawing the bolt and finding other fastening in place — it was not a favorable one for forcing. The Shadow over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

E. T. A. Hoffmann At any rate the king laughed heartily, and swore that Boileau Despreux had found his master; hence De Scudéri’s poem was popularly adjudged to be the wittiest that ever was written. Mademoiselle De Scudéri by E. T. A. Hoffmann

William Morris But nevertheless, they beat the sergeants of Amis, and cast him down from the cart whereon they were bearing him, and said: “Flee hence speedily if ye would not lose your lives. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

John Locke Knowledge, as has been said, lying in the perception of the agreement or disagreement of any of our ideas, it follows from hence That, It extends no further than we have ideas. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

William Shakespeare Or I shall live your epitaph to make, Or you survive when I in earth am rotten; From hence your memory death cannot take, Although in me each part will be forgotten. The Sonnets by William Shakespeare

Elizabeth Gaskell Sometimes he thought — perhaps years hence — that solitary, friendless lady, pent up in squalor, might turn to him as to a friend and comforter — and then — and then —. My Lady Ludlow by Elizabeth Gaskell [1858]

Algernon Blackwood The central self active aware of greater powers in time and space, hence sense of joy, heat, light, sound, motion. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Frederick Marryat At this time he is feeding; two hours hence he will be lying down in the high fern. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

Anthony Trollope From hence I was able to make myself frequent both in Cornhill and Piccadilly, and to live, when the opportunity came, among men of my own pursuit. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

G. K. Chesterton I understood that he had proved that the destructive principle in the universe was God; hence he insisted on the need for a furious and incessant energy, rending all things in pieces. The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton

Thomas Hardy To this Mrs. Melbury replied that Grace would be sure to marry well, and that hence a hundred pounds more or less from him would not make much difference. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

George Meredith We see a spirit on Earth’s loftiest peak Shine, and wing hence the way he makes more clear: See a great Tree of Life that never sere Dropped leaf for aught that age or storms might wreak. Scattered Poems by George Meredith

G. K. Chesterton There was never a more didactic writer: hence there was never one more amusing. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

Algernon Blackwood And hence came, of course, the sensation of pressure accumulating everywhere in the valley. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Robert Louis Stevenson And hence we behold Alick, clear of the hot engine-room, lazily scraping paint and now and then taking a pull upon a sheet. The Amateur Emigrant by Robert Louis Stevenson

Francis Bacon Now for our travelling from hence into parts abroad, our lawgiver thought fit altogether to restrain it. The New Atlantis by Francis Bacon

To knights and ladies who should go hence with him was given whatso they would, so that they wanted naught. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

White eggs demand protection, hence the artfulness of the swamp pheasant. Last Leaves from Dunk Island by E. J. Banfield

Theodore Dreiser Aileen imagined that she was the superior woman of the two, the better-looking, the better-dressed, hence the more ensnaring. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

H.P. Lovecraft As I ceased poring over this incredible document I saw that the light of my torch was beginning to fail, hence quickly inserted the extra battery I always had with me. The Shadow Out of Time by H.P. Lovecraft [1935]

William Makepeace Thackeray Artists cannot be advertised like Macassar oil or blacking, and they want it to the full as much; hence endless ingenuity must be practised in order to keep the popular attention awake. Mens Wives by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

And hence might arise the small dowry of Mrs. Pope, notwithstanding the family estate in Yorkshire had centred in her person. Pope by Thomas De Quincey

John Locke And hence perhaps may be given some reason of that common observation — that men who have a great deal of wit, and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment or deepest reason. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Tobias Smolle From hence it is laded into a wooden vat, half filled with water. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

William Dampier At night, when the land-wind came off, we sailed from hence towards Lobos. The 10th day in the evening we saw a sail bearing north-west by north as far as we could well discern her on our deck. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

This is the explanation of Levana. And hence it has arisen that some people have understood by Levana the tutelary power that controls the education of the nursery. Suspiria de Profundis by Thomas De Quincey [1845]

Anthony Trollope From hence across to the Canadian side the cataract continues itself in one unabated line. North America by Anthony Trollope

John Lewis Burckhard There is some trade carried on at Wady Halfa; vessels from Assouan often moor here to load dates, and the nitre which the Arabs collect at three days journeys from hence in the western desert. Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

How might a woman ever do more ghastly deed for vengeance’ sake? Four of Etzel’s men went hence anon and bare Ortlieb, 166 the young prince, to the lordings’ table, where Hagen also sat. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Arthur Machen A flower, a piece of gold, no doubt approach their archetypes — what they were meant to be — much more nearly than man does; hence their appeal is purer than the speech or the reasoning of men. The Secret Glory by Arthur Machen

Ford Madox Ford Tietjens, on his feet, knew this fellow very well: a fellow who had been a very bad Society water-colour painter of good family on the mother’s side: hence the cavalry gadgets on his shoulders. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

Virginia Woolf She is always referring her impressions to a standard — hence the incisiveness, the depth and the comedy that make those spontaneous statements so illuminating. The Death of the Moth and other essays by Virginia Woolf [1942]

John Locke And hence it is that in disputes and reasonings concerning eternity, or any other infinite, we are very apt to blunder, and involve ourselves in manifest absurdities. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Daniel Defoe From hence to the captivity, we find the Devil busy with the kings of Judah; especially the best of them. The History of the Devil by Daniel Defoe

You were a friend of the Emperor, hence you are regarded with suspicion; you are surrounded by spies. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

And hence also the propaganda for a return to handicraft and household industry. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Henry James I don’t know whether six months hence I shall have bread to put in my mouth. The Aspern Papers by Henry James [1888]

You are a much fitter inmate for your present abode than your last, and from hence there is no danger of your escaping. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

When at last they took their leave, they parted hence in merry mood. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

John Lewis Burckhard The view from hence over the Houle and a part of its lake, the Djebel Safad, and the barren Heish, is magnificent. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Tobias Smolle The road from hence to Rocabiliare is in some parts very dangerous, lying along the brink of precipices, impassable to any other carriage but a mule. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

David Hume Hence the ideas of property become necessary in all civil society: Hence justice derives its usefulness to the public: And hence alone arises its merit and moral obligation. An Enquiry into the Principles of Morals by David Hume

H.P. Lovecraft It would not do to be without a light in these Cyclopean catacombs, hence in order to make the abyss trip we must give up all further mural deciphering. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

We will soon hence again, of this have I great desire. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Let them ride hence unhindered, but make each of the lordings give surety with his hand, that their noble knights henceforth forbear all hostile riding hither to your land. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

John Lewis Burckhard From hence to Assouan the distance is six hours. Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

Sir Richard Burton Aladdin rejoiced to see them with exceeding joy, then he cried to the slave, “Carry yonder gallowsbird hence and lay him at full length in the privy. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

From hence I determined to reach the South Australian Telegraph Line upon a new route, and to follow the Ferdinand, which runs to the south. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Virginia Woolf Two thousand years hence you may have changed it all, but the present women will only flirt with men, and quarrel with one another. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

Edmund Burke From hence arises the complexional disposition of some of your guides to pull everything in pieces. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

Robert Louis Stevenson And hence the haunting and truly spectral unreality of realistic books. Collected Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson

Ho, what good knights rode with them hence from Bechelaren! Rudeger offered them much loving service. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Ye and all your men, ye may go hence fearlessly with these your friends. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

The stevedore, who was in work and well fed, had taunted him; hence the quarrel. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

John Locke The case is not so much different in brutes but that any one may hence see what makes an animal and continues it the same. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Leslie Stephen And hence he reaches his leading principle that a “government cannot give them (sects) too much ease, nor trust them with too little power. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

John Lewis Burckhard A place on the coast, called Hagol (ﻞﻘﺣ), bore from hence E. b. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

John Lewis Burckhard A Kadhi is sent here yearly from Constantinople. Sermein bears from hence S.E. by E. There are no dependent villages in the territory of Edlip. February 11th. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

And hence it occurred that many disputes, as about the unities, etc. Oxford by Thomas De Quincey [1835]

John Galsworthy You may swear till you’re blue in the face that ten or twenty years hence it’ll bring fivefold return; nobody will listen. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy

Wilkie Collins With that conviction strong within me still, I tell you it is no matter whether I stay here with the sick, or go hence with the strong. The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins [1874]

G. K. Chesterton Bernard Shaw, as I have said, was never national enough to be domestic; he was never a part of his past; hence when he tries to interpret tradition he comes a terrible cropper, as in this case. George Bernard Shaw by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

William Dampier We now designed to go for Achin, a town on the north-west end of the island Sumatra, distant from hence about 40 leagues, bearing south-south-west. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

H.P. Lovecraft The Nathaniel Derby Pickman Foundation, aided by a few special contributions, financed the expedition; hence our preparations were extremely thorough, despite the absence of great publicity. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

Now this is a false principle, hence all its consequences are marked with the same stamp. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

H. Rider Haggard Let us hence south, and see no more of Swanhild, of Gudruda, of Björn and Ospakar. So shall we break the spell. Eric Brighteyes by H. Rider Haggard

Tobias Smolle The distance from hence to Gloucester, does not exceed one hundred miles, and the roads are good. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smolle

H.P. Lovecraft Ward, however, was constitutionally a scholar and a hermit; hence his parents were less surprised than regretful at the close confinement and secrecy he adopted. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

Theodore Dreiser That was unwisedangeroushence wrong. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Thomas Hobbes From hence there ariseth a triple word of God, rational, sensible, and prophetic; to which correspondeth a triple hearing: right reason, sense supernatural, and faith. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

To brush away the flies that beset their eyes is impious; hence opthalmia and various kinds of blindness. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

The foot of this bird is very small in proportion, but the back part of the leg bears no resemblance to that of the larger tinamou; hence one might conclude that it sleeps upon the ground. Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton [1825]

Oscar Wilde Your name from hence immortal life shall have, Though I, once gone, to all the world must die: The earth can yield me but a common grave, When you entombed in men’s eyes shall lie. The Portrait of Mr. W. H. by Oscar Wilde [1889]

Thomas Carlyle They are Adam’s children, — alas yes, I well remember that, and never shall forget it; hence this rage and sorrow. Latter-Day Pamphlets by Thomas Carlyle

The process has to be conscious, or it would not be carried out with sufficient precision, but it also has to be unconscious, or it would bring with it a feeling of falsity and hence of guilt. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Charles Kingsley Never mind! — What matter a hundred years hence I There it is again! — God help me!” “Humph!” growled Thurnall to himself. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

William Morris Yet well it were that thou ride hence presently; for those be behind my tormentors whom thou hast slain, who will be as an host to thee, and thou mayst not deal with them. The Well At The World’s End by William Morris [1896]

Andrew Lang This is a taste which, as has been said, we find in all early poetry and in the sagas; hence the long “runs” of the Celtic sagas, minutely repeated descriptions of customary things. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

Edith Wharton O spare me a little that I may recover my strength, before I go hence and be no more seen. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Charles Dickens It also sends missionaries from hence among the Indian tribes. American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens [1842]

F. Scott Fitzgerald A little while hence No regret Will stir for a remembered kiss — Not even silence, When we’ve met, Will give old ghosts a waste to roam, Or stir the surface of the sea . This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Anthony Trollope And then, you may be gone from hence before I had even heard that you were going. Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing A gate, interrupting a high bank with which the road was bordered, gave admission to the head of a great cultivated slope, which fell to the river Exe; hence was suddenly revealed a wide panorama. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Mechanization leads to the decay of taste, the decay of taste leads to the demand for machine-made articles and hence to more mechanization, and so a vicious circle is established. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

Know thou that we shall not both of us go hence whole men if I may have my will, and a coward's name will I lay on thy back, if thou darest not to fight. The Story of Grettir the Strong by translated by William Morris and Eiríkr Magnússon [1869]

Andrew Lang Manifestly the arrows are always on the wing, hence the need for the huge Homeric and Mycenaean shields. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

Jeremy Bentham Every thing which takes place against the will of the party injured, even the slightest touch: hence the mischief of this offence may vary, from the slightest uneasiness to the most painful tortures. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

William Dampier From hence the land is more low and even; yet there are some hills in the country. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

Victor Hugo It will become visible; hence the terror. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Francis Bacon For hence it hath come, that in arts mechanical the first deviser comes shortest, and time addeth and perfecteth; but in sciences the first author goeth furthest, and time leeseth and corrupteth. The Advancement of Learning by Francis Bacon [1605]

Rudyard Kipling Young Bannister an’ Calder will be drinkin’ in the saloon, an’ six months hence the Board o’ Trade ’ll gie the skipper a pair o’ binoculars. The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling [1898]

Remove hence the accused and the accuser. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

Thomas Love Peacock You pass not hence without clink of brass, or I’ll knock your musical noddles together till they ring like a pair of cymbals. Maid Marian by Thomas Love Peacock

Maxim Gorky Leo Nikolaevich said: “Now that comes from a learned book; you must have read something on astronomy; hence the nightmare. Reminiscences of Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy by Maxim Gorky

Jeremy Bentham In a rude age, the moral sanction has less force than in a civilized one: hence another reason for adding something to the magnitude of the punishment provided by the political sanction. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

John Lewis Burckhard From hence northward, the face of the country gradually loses its wild aspect, and the eastern chain diminishes considerably in height. Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

Arnold Bennett She worshipped God under the form of respectability, but she did worship God. Like all religious votaries she placed religion above morality; hence her chicane, her inveterate deceit and self-deceit. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

William Morris But I will not hunt in your park today, for I have an errand which calleth me away, so that I shall depart hence presently. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

Anatole France After supper we’ll have a game of cards, and at daybreak we’ll go hence to cut one another’s throats. At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque by Anatole France

Jules Verne Hence the inequality of days and nights; hence the disagreeable diversity of the seasons. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne [1867]

My fates permit me not from hence to fly; Nor he, the great controller of the sky. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

H.P. Lovecraft Dwight had begun at the bottom; hence since the picture was a three-quarter-length one, the face did not come out for some time. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

Watkin Tench A ship from hence is ready to sail with an increase of force, besides many convicts for the purpose of sawing up timber, and turning the flax-plant to advantage. A Narrative of the The Expedition to Botany Bay by Watkin Tench [1788]

Henry David Thoreau I have observed one rise and a part of two falls, and I expect that a dozen or fifteen years hence the water will again be as low as I have ever known it. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Thomas Hardy Yes, early or late — next week, next month, six months hencejust as you choose. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

John Lewis Burckhard From hence we rode over a wide plain S.E. b. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Charles Dickens But all happiness has an end — hence the chief pleasure of its next beginning — and as it was now growing late, they agreed it was time to turn their faces homewards. The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens [1840]

William Dampier The 21st day we went from hence with the wind at east-north-east a small gale. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

William Makepeace Thackeray I, for my part, can bear, without wincing, both ill luck and wine; hence my advantage over him was considerable in our bouts, and I won enough money from him to make my position tenable. The Memoires of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray [1852]

They resided in Portland-street, Oxford-street, and moved in the same orbit as the Tauntons — hence their mutual dislike. Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens [1836]

William Makepeace Thackeray Plaintiff’s son had been the informer in the case: hence the feud between the families, the threats on the part of the defendant, the murder of the innocent cow. The Irish Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

G. K. Chesterton If we thought that Nicholas Nickleby would not be written until thirty years hence we should all wait for it eagerly. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

Bring him to me that I may reconcile you all, and end all this misery ere I go hence and be no more seen. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Walter Scott I will but abide to receive his instructions, and will hence tomorrow, and draw out a force to restore quiet in this part of the country. The Betrothed by Walter Scott [1825]

When they had worshiped God and would hence again, many a Hunnish warrior horsed him passing soon, At Kriemhild’s side stood many a comely maid, and well seven thousand knights rode with the queen. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

John Locke And hence I think it is that these essences of the species of mixed modes are by a more particular name called notions; as, by a peculiar right, appertaining to the understanding. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Sinclair Lewis Willis had been playing pumpum-pullaway all afternoon, hence was hungry, and desirous of winning favor with his mother by his nice attitude toward our dumb friends. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

The only proper name is Mwánza Nzádi, the River Nzadi: hence Zaire, Zaïre, Zahir, Zaira the “flumen Congo olim Zaida” (C. Barlé)— all corruptions more or less common. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

Henry Fielding And hence ensues a meager aspect and thin habit of body, as surely as from what is called a consumption. Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon by Henry Fielding

And hence it might be rash to predict that Sterne’s days will be as long in the land of literary memory as the two great writers aforesaid. Sterne by H. D. Traill [1882]

And hence it is very evident, that like motions of the sense do not always raise like affections in the mind, when there is not an opinion that the thing done was not neatly and ingeniously performed. Symposiacs by Plutarch

Rudyard Kipling But a shower of stones whistled about his ears, and the villagers shouted: “Sorcerer! Wolf’s brat! Jungle demon! Go away! Get hence quickly or the priest will turn thee into a wolf again. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling [1894]

Ere they fared hence from the Rhine, they had sent their messengers swiftly on ahead to the Hunnish land, who should tell the king that Rudeger had gained for him to wife the noble high-born queen. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Years hence we shall recount to them our fears, then passed away with their occasion. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

H.P. Lovecraft No such structure came to our minds as we recalled our flight, hence we concluded that its upper parts had been greatly damaged, or that it had been totally shattered in an ice rift we had noticed. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

But that the widow of a Hampshire squire, a lady who six years hence will have to exist upon a pittance, should run up such a bill as this is to my mind an act of folly that is almost criminal. Vixen by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

William Dampier The 13th day we sailed from hence towards the King’s Islands. We were now six sail, two men-of-war, two tenders, a fire-ship, and the prize. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

A machine evolves by becoming more efficient, that is, more foolproof; hence the objective of mechanical progress is a foolproof world — which may or may not mean a world inhabited by fools. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

Nathaniel Hawthorne I go hence trusting that all shall be well, and that even for his infant hands there is a labor in the vineyard. Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1842]

Daniel Defoe From hence it comes to pass, that such winds as in those days would have passed for storms, are called only a fresh gale, or blowing hard. The Storm by Daniel Defoe [1704]

Robert Louis Stevenson And hence it is that money stands in the first rank of considerations and so powerfully affects the choice. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

Gaston Leroux He must have been surprised at the failure of his demand, hence his application at the Post Office, to learn whether his letter had been delivered to the person to whom it had been addressed. Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux [1907]

Edmund Burke From hence arises, not an excellence in simplicity, but one far superior, an excellence in composition. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

Ten years ago they beat you — ten years hence they will beat you again if the humour takes them,” thought Bruno; but he said nothing. Signa by Ouida

E. Phillips Oppenheim There was no one else anxious to get me into their power, hence I associated it at once with you. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

John Locke And hence subduing or cultivating the earth, and having dominion, we see are joined together. Second Treatise of Civil Government by John Locke [1690]

Henry Handel Richardson Mr. Bolliver never knew him; hence could not engage him. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Rafael Sabatini We stir not hence until such be our lord Asad’s good pleasure. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

John Lewis Burckhard From hence we passed between the Tel Shiehhan and Tel Es-Szoub; the ground is here covered with heaps of porous tufa and pumicestone. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

With the tools and materials available then, there will be no possibility of mistake, hence no room for skill. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

John Lewis Burckhard From hence we proceeded S.W. by S. and at seven hours came to a sandy plain, on the edge of a large sheltered bay. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Jack London I was of value to Raa Kook, hence his royal protection. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Your daughter-in-law, by some miracle, has remained honest and industrious, hence you have tormented and abused her to such an extent that the authorities have been obliged to interfere. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

Jacques Futrelle I was born and received my early education in England, hence my perfect knowledge of that tongue. Elusive Isabel by Jacques Futrelle [1909]

With his mild empire, peace and plenty came; And hence the golden times deriv’d their name. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

M. P. Shiel Then he rang for old Bentley. “You know, Bentley,” he said in a low voice, “that Lady Wilson contracted a second marriage?” “Yes, Sir Chris: hence her imprisonment. The Lost Viol by M. P. Shiel [1905]

Oscar Wilde Then do thy office, Muse; I teach thee how To make him seem long hence as he shows now. The Portrait of Mr. W. H. by Oscar Wilde [1889]

Elizabeth Von Arnim Her feelings, she recognized, couldn’t have free play while they were entombed in pudding, hence their quiescence. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

John Lewis Burckhard From hence to Say, the route is W. 1 S. In two hours, we reached Mekrake (مقرقه). Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

Gertrude Stein Finally she and I arranged about the french lessons, I was to pay fifty cents an hour and she was to come to see me two days hence and we were to begin. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

H.P. Lovecraft The camp itself, on foothills which sprang from a high continental plateau, was some twelve thousand feet in altitude; hence the actual height increase necessary was not so vast as it might seem. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

These men held recognised positions to which Jonson felt his talents better entitled him; they were hence to him his natural enemies. Ben Jonson by Felix E. Schelling