Phrases with "therefore"

Anthony Trollope It came to his ears that she was out of favour with her aunt, and he therefore meddled with her but little. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Thomas Hardy He therefore forgave the Mayor his curtness; and this morning on his way to the fair he had called at her house, where he learnt that she was staying at Miss Templeman’s. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

E. F. Benson But Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey were accepted for publication not later than July 184763; they must therefore have been finished and going out on the dreary round by January 1846. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

Sir Walter Scott He therefore resolved, as his presence was altogether useless, to make a short tour of a fortnight, at the end of which period the adjourned sale of the estate of Ellangowan was to proceed. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

Jean-Jacques Rousseau The first of these has therefore long been a State dissolved; the second, however, is maintained by the extreme wisdom of the senate, and forms an honourable and highly dangerous exception. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

He therefore at once planted a knife in Owen’s vanity, and gave him some information he had previously held back. An Engagement by Ella D'Arcy [1896]

Henry Fielding I therefore resolved to send my man, and in the meantime to ride on softly on my road. Amelia by Henry Fielding

And therefore saith Senec, that a man shal never venge shrewednes by shrewednes. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

Charles Kingsley The chalk-hills rise much higher than the surrounding country; but you must not therefore suppose that they were made after it, and laid on the top of it. Thoughts in a Gravel-Pit by Charles Kingsley

Richard Burton The evening was hot, we therefore dined outside the house. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Ann Radcliffe She had no means of escaping from the coming evil, without exposing herself to a worse; she surveyed it therefore with a steady eye, and no longer shrunk from its approach. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

The police knew in an underhand way that the Soho house was a gambling saloon, but the knowledge had not come officially, therefore no notice was taken. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

William Morris And therefore they dig up the stone, grind corn, Hew wood, draw water, yea, they lived, in short, As I said just now, utterly forlorn, Till this our knave and blackhead was out-fought. The Defence of Guenevere by William Morris [1858]

Charles Dickens Now, I have always held that there may be, and that there unquestionably is, such a thing as use without abuse, and that therefore the total abolitionists are irrational and wrong-headed. The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens [1860]

Olaf Stapledon In the early stages it is therefore shunned. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

He therefore called a third bravo, and made him descent into the yard as the other two had done, with orders to unfasten the bolt inside very carefully, so that he might have free ingress and egress. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

Thomas Hughes Within a few minutes therefore of their entry, all the other boys who slept in Number 4 had come up. Tom Brown’s School Days by Thomas Hughes

It should also be especially kept in mind, that long-continued domestication tends to eliminate sterility, and is therefore little likely to induce this same quality. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

D.H. Lawrence Her mother was inclined to be affectionate, therefore she became proportionately cold. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope She was aware that he was her nearest relative beyond her father and mother, and that therefore she might be allowed to love him as a cousin. Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Ralph Waldo Emerson An intellectual man can see himself as a third person; therefore his faults and delusions interest him equally with his successes. Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1850]

After the visit of Guenaud, he therefore sent for Colbert, desired him to sit down, and said to him: “Let us converse, Monsieur Colbert, and seriously, for I am very ill, and I may chance to die. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

William Henry Bragg Let us therefore first consider the general effects of scattering. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

Sigmund Freud Her own love for her father had therefore been recently revived; and, if so, the question arises to what end this had happened. Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria by Sigmund Freud [1905]

The three Musketeers therefore did not hesitate to make a step forward. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

When you wanted your rifle cleaned you took it to the sergeant, who possessed a long brass ramrod which was invariably bent and therefore scratched the rifling. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

Anthony Trollope Any caution on the matter is therefore difficult and disagreeable, as conveying almost an insult. Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Francis Bacon And therefore the ill and unfit choice of words wonderfully obstructs the understanding. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

Anna Katherine Green With a decided modification of manner, he therefore asked her to relate how she came to be kneeling over the injured girl with her hand upon the arrow. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

Watkin Tench We therefore pushed back, and by dint of alternately running and walking, arrived at the fords, time enough to pass with ease and safety. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

There is therefore at present something unintelligible about the habits of this plant. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin

I therefore bid you come to her whose peace you stole by treachery. The Secret Rose by William Butler Yeats [1897]

Anna Katherine Green He therefore was quick with his answers, which certainly were ingenuous enough. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

I therefore wired to Don Pedro at Genoa that the mummy was on board The Diver and was being sent to Gartley. I also advised him to come to me here in order to be introduced to you. The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume

If she had bought the Stone there must be money and therefore power and probably position, and perhaps a counterweight to the Chief Justice’s enmity. Many Dimensions by Charles Williams [1931]

As regards the Alppain colours, blue stands in the middle and is therefore not existence, but relation. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

The proof of this truth is in every person, and it therefore admits of easy investigation by systematic introspection and self-analysis. As a Man Thinketh by James Allen [1903]

Anthony Trollope He therefore determined that he would go to Mrs Finn. She had as yet received no answer from the Duke, though nearly a fortnight had elapsed since she had written her letter. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

William Henry Bragg He therefore concluded that the α particle completed its range with much of its energy still unspent, and this is implied in the form of expression, √(r + d). Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

We therefore separated immediately after leaving the library, and I found my way to my own room alone. The Amethyst Box by Anna Katharine Green

Olaf Stapledon He therefore summoned her into the inner office and directed her not to the secretarial chair beside his desk but to one of the two easy chairs by the fire. Collected Stories by Olaf Stapledon

Anthony Trollope He had been luckily near enough to the spot to see almost the commencement of the burning, and was therefore aware of its form and circumstances. Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope It seems to me that we have decided as regards them that civil war is a very bad thing, and that therefore civil war should be avoided. North America by Anthony Trollope

E. F. Benson You therefore are thirty-five. The Man Who Went Too Far by E. F. Benson

Victor Hugo He pleases me, therefore he is vile. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Jacques Futrelle Why, I have proven absolutely, by the simplest rules of logic, that he stole the gold plate, therefore he cannot be dead. The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle [1906]

But it was evidently hopeless to seek for the “ole man” in these parts, and I had long been anxious to see Sánga-Tánga; we therefore agreed nem. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

He had no fight in view for another two months; therefore he could cut loose a bit, for, in wine or want, he was always gay. Limehouse Nights by Thomas Burke

Olaf Stapledon The unconscious sources of action were therefore sacred. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

Bram Stoker I therefore pretended to fall in with his views, and asked him what dates I should put on the letters. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Only people might guess who we are, and might molest us; it is therefore necessary that we should be in a condition to defend ourselves. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

She therefore took leave of the abbess, and went to bed, softly rocked by the ideas of vengeance which the name of Kitty had naturally brought to her thoughts. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Frederick Marryat Oh, father! I am very, very miserable!” “We must hope for the best, Patience. It is true that he has gone to the wars, but it does not therefore follow that he is to be killed. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

Anthony Trollope He therefore also talked to my Lady Papua, and was jocose about the Baron — not altogether to the satisfaction of Mr Harold Smith himself. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope He became, as we all know, a dean — but never a bishop, and was therefore wretched. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Charles Stur I sent him therefore with some of the men to call off the dogs, and to bring him down to the tents. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

Charles Stur However, it was a matter of necessity to retain it here if possible, and we therefore took the best measures in our power to do so. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

Charles Dickens So close was her hold upon his arm, that he feared to detach himself lest he should hurt her; therefore he called out loudly for assistance without moving. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

She was earnest therefore to hide the wounds her heart had received, and the real loathing with which she regarded all things. Lodore by Mary Shelley

E. F. Benson She therefore considered it a privilege, as President of the Club, in which she had always taken so deep an interest, to undertake this work (loud and prolonged applause) . Lucia's Progress by E. F. Benson [1935]

Henry James She knew her aunt never touched the piano, and the musician was therefore probably Ralph, who played for his own amusement. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Sir Walter Scott The gate had been broken down by Monk’s soldiers during the civil war, and had never been replaced, therefore presented no obstacle to Bothwell and his party. Old Mortality by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

Jules Verne It took the whole day to reach the promontory, for the vessel on leaving port had only two hours of ebb tide and had therefore to make way for six hours against the flood. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

Olaf Stapledon Our present is therefore a span of time, not a timeless instant. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Radclyffe Hall She therefore sulked and wept to an abnormal extent, and took care that these fits of weeping should nor go unobserved. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

Milady therefore continued, coloring her narrations more and more. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

You will pardon me, Miss Butterworth. He therefore kept his eyes on the girl and presently espied her stretching out her hand towards a hook at the side of Mr. Franklin Van Burnam’s desk. That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green

Anthony Trollope No doubt further evidence is necessary and therefore I must go to Sydney.’ ‘If it is conclusive, I don’t see why you should go to Sydney at all. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

I therefore continued my explorations through the room. The Mill Mystery by Anna Katharine Green

Direction is therefore weaker near the poles, because by reason of its own natural tendency to turn, the versorium dips very much, and is not strongly directed. On the Magnet by William Gilber

Walter Scott The affair was therefore kept a strict secret, although, as usual, some dubious rumours of the tale found their way to the public. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

It is therefore a mark of inferiority, and therefore comes to be accounted unworthy of man in his best estate. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Caroline Lamb She was informed therefore of Lord Avondale’s expected return, and prepared to receive him with hardened and desperate indifference. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

George Berkeley There is therefore some other Will or Spirit that produces them. A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge by George Berkeley [1710]

Her father was going to stay with her till the end of the week; and he therefore would be able to entertain Mr. Marchmont. Paul unhesitatingly accepted the widow’s hospitality. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Elizabeth Gaskell He therefore retired, with the declaration that if he could not come with the approval of the parish, his ministry could not be useful. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

G. K. Chesterton It is therefore difficult to accept these pages as pages in a novel, splendid as they are considered as pages in a parody. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

Nathaniel Hawthorne He therefore sets about it, and engages in great expenses, besides contracting the enmity of many persons, with whose interests he interferes. The Ancestral Footstep by Nathaniel Hawthorne

John Galsworthy He therefore did his best to turn that absence to account. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

Olaf Stapledon She therefore hoped that this happy issue would be repeated whenever the impulse for suicide recurred. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

These criticisms are therefore not to be lightly set aside, nor are they unintelligible. Byron by John Nichol [1880]

Guy de Maupassan I therefore mentally compared the advantages and disadvantages which I might expect, and I thought I noticed that the husband suspected me. The Door by Guy de Maupassan

I therefore demand that Henriet should be put on the rack, that he may be brought to give the lie to his former statements. The Book of Were-Wolves by S. Baring-Gould [1865]

I therefore rode to the young doctor’s residence. Eothen by Alexander William Kinglake [1844]

Henry James He therefore felt that he had now begun to manoeuvre. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Henry James On the clearness therefore what she did retain stood sharply out; she nipped and caught it, turned it over and interwove it. In the Cage by Henry James [1898]

I am satisfied a life of going-out and Society is not a life for me; we therefore declined the invitation which we received this morning to Miss Bird’s wedding. The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith

These characters will therefore probably have been acted on through sexual selection; but we have no means of judging whether they have been acted on chiefly from the male or female side. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Charles Stur He therefore descended to the plains, and encamped. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

Maria Edgeworth But Ormond had given a solemn promise to White Connal never to mention any thing that had passed between them to O’Shane; and he could not therefore explain these circumstances of the quarrel. Ormond by Maria Edgeworth

The king was so disguised that it was impossible his son could know him: he therefore advanced near enough to hear the conversation. Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb

It is therefore only very recently, and almost solely in the industrially most advanced communities, that the higher grades of schools have been freely opened to women. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Jack London I was jealous; therefore I loved. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Jules Verne He therefore led his horse to the stream and fastened him to a tree, returning to the edge of the road to listen and ascertain with what sort of people he had to do. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

Sigmund Freud If, in accordance with our assumptions, we now replace these instances by systems, the criticizing system will therefore be moved to the motor end. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Henry James I therefore think that we are wrong to govern ourselves upon the hypothesis of the revanche; the French nature is too shallow for that large and powerful plant to bloom in it. A Bundle of Letters by Henry James [1879]

Anthony Trollope The Duchess therefore left the carriage, as did Mrs Finn, and the Duke undertook to drive the little girl back to the house. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope The thing was impossible, and should therefore be put away out of thought, as a matter completed and at an end. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Francis Bacon And therefore as we use to advise young students from company keeping, by saying, Amici fures temporis: so certainly the intending of the discretion of behaviour is a great thief of meditation. The Advancement of Learning by Francis Bacon [1605]

George Berkeley Qu. Whether therefore Mississippi, South Sea, and such like schemes were not calculated for pubic ruin? 287. The Querist by George Berkeley [1735]

H. G. Wells Small ailments develop very easily therefore into serious trouble. Russia in the Shadows by H. G. Wells

He therefore answered — “I have known the truth for three weeks past. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Tobias Smolle I therefore exerted myself with unusual vigour, and as he began the attack with the remains of my troop, fought close by his side during the rest of the engagement. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smolle

He therefore thought it necessary to intervene. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

And therefore some of the Stoics say, that swine’s flesh then deserves the name of a body, when the soul like salt spreads through it and keeps the parts from dissolution. Symposiacs by Plutarch

Helen Zimmern And it is best to tell you the plain truth, that my father particularly dislikes to see me writing letters; therefore I write as few as I possibly can. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

In the first place, you perceive it forms a kind of fringe round the island, and is therefore called a “fringing reef. Coral and Coral Reefs by Thomas Henry Huxley

She therefore sought an interview with him, and pretending to sympathise in his grief for the queen’s displeasure, told him she knew a way by which he might be restored to favour. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Arthur Machen He therefore counselled Panurge to have patience and bear with his wife for a few thousand years, and in the meantime they would see what could be done. The Secret Glory by Arthur Machen

They were simple with him; with her they were pretentious and therefore defiled. Descent into Hell by Charles Williams [1937]

Arthur Conan Doyle He therefore murdered Adair, who at the time was endeavouring to work out how much money he should himself return, since he could not profit by his partner’s foul play. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

Walter Scott Here sate the uncritical audience, the Chamberlain in the centre, as the person highest in office, all alive to enjoyment and admiration, and all therefore dead to criticism. The Abbot by Walter Scott [1820]

Olaf Stapledon I therefore append a note, as a sketch- map of the territory. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Virginia Woolf She therefore foresaw a life of far greater comfort than she had been used to, and the change had already produced a great increase of warmth in her feelings towards other people. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

Walter Scott She therefore answered him by calmly hoping, “That the expression of his sentiments had not involved him in suspicion or in danger. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

George Gissing I therefore advise you once for all to accept this; I am convinced she will never waver. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Henry Fielding She therefore laid hold of the pretence of her children, for whom she said the hour was already too late; with which the doctor agreed. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Henry James It was an event of my history, a puzzle of my consciousness, not of his; therefore he would take about it any tone that struck me as convenient. The Way it Came by Henry James [1896]

Anthony Trollope She therefore took an opportunity before Dr Thorne’s arrival to deprecate any wrathful tendency. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

The law was therefore allowed to take its course, and the victim of a false spirit of honour died the death of a felon. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Jules Verne The hunters were therefore in luck. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne [1881]

Therefore these blows on their benefactor’s shoulders; therefore is he that wrought their scurry miracle driven forth with stripes and threats. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Virginia Woolf She was by birth one of the Irish Desmonds and had therefore a family tree of her own as old and deeply rooted as Orlando’s itself. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

Edgar Allan Poe Instead of going out therefore to spend the evening as I had proposed, it occurred to me that I could not do a wiser thing than just eat a mouthful of supper and go immediately to bed. Tales of Science by Edgar Allan Poe

Jules Verne He therefore granted a few hours of rest to his little party, and it was not until three in the afternoon that they again set out. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

The fight was therefore prolonged for some seconds; but at length d’Artagnan dropped his sword, which was broken in two pieces by the blow of a stick. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Francis Bacon And therefore physicians, to make their cupping glasses draw better, lay on them cold sponges dipped in water. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

My journey had been my own suggestion, and Elizabeth therefore acquiesced, but she was filled with disquiet at the idea of my suffering, away from her, the inroads of misery and grief. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley [1831]

Olaf Stapledon His mind was therefore torn by a three-cornered conflict, between old tribal loyalty, the new loyalty to Man, and the zest of tragic existence. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

I cannot go alone, for a hundred reasons, therefore I must find a man to accompany me; that man must be one in a thousand, and he must also necessarily be a consummate Chinese scholar. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

Walter Scott I have judged her too hastily; she has therefore a right to deem of me too harshly. The Talisman by Walter Scott [1825]

Olaf Stapledon The women would therefore lend a hand on the farm and probably spend a good deal of time on the production of clothes for the household. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

Rudyard Kipling Hurree Babu replied that he was no more than an inexpert dabbler in the mysteries; but at least — he thanked the Gods therefore — he knew when he sat in the presence of a master. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

He therefore sent to Gertrude to come to him, and prepared to strike the iron while it was hot. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

Benjamin Disraeli It took place therefore only on fitting occasions, and grew out, in a natural manner, from some event in the history represented. Vivian Grey by Benjamin Disraeli [1827]

But he had lost fearfully by some roguish scheme, like the South Sea Bubble, and could not live in the style he once had done, therefore preferred remaining abroad. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

Oscar Wilde And when they came to the village, his comrade said to him, ‘Thou hast the child, therefore give me the cloak, for it is meet that we should share. A House of Pomegranates by Oscar Wilde

Henry James Isabel’s first care therefore was to show that however that might be in general she was not offended now. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

I therefore determined upon a desperate step — a step which Reginald Eversleigh would never forgive, were he to become aware of it. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

R. D. Blackmore However, he said, like a sensible man (and therefore to himself only), that the ways of women are beyond compute, and must be suitably carried out, without any contradiction. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Edith Wharton They therefore gave Strefford’s villa the preference, with an inward proviso (on Susy’s part) that Violet’s house might very conveniently serve their purpose at another season. The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton [1922]

Anthony Trollope However, he was only Father John, and it wasn’t her dress therefore that annoyed her; any dress would do for a priest. The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope [1847]

And therefore they assume an air of impatient superiority and make objections — however sick at heart they may be. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

Walter Scott He therefore set himself to reconcile his aunt to parting with her nephew for some time. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

Andrew Lang Jeanne’s annual funeral services are therefore discontinued. The Valet’s Tragedy by Andrew Lang

No. I have never, never had poison or poisonous herbs withing my dwelling; therefore (putting other reasons aside) it is impossible that those pills can have been my pills. Abel Crew by Ellen Wood [1874]

Arthur Conan Doyle Another photographic company, which it would be cruel to name, declared that the background consisted of theatrical properties, and that therefore the picture was a worthless fake. The Coming of the Fairies by Arthur Conan Doyle [1922]

They are of the nature of productive goods, and serve a useful, often a lucrative end; therefore beauty is not readily imputed to them. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

And for because that Saturn is of so late stirring, therefore the folk of that country that be under his climate have of kind no will for to move ne stir to seek strange places. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by John Mandeville

Anthony Trollope With a scowl, therefore he consented to be taken away to Mr. Brown. He was, in the first place, somewhat scared by the room into which he was shown, which was very large and very high. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Unto you sons of Corund therefore is the task; and I biding at his elbow may avail to hold him here i’ the hall till it be performed. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

She therefore returned to the drawing-room without disturbing her. A Stable for Nightmares by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Anthony Trollope He had no intention of writing, and was therefore not compelled to make up his mind till the hour named for the appointment should actually have come. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Gustave Flauber The Suffet’s combinations had therefore succeeded. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

Niccolo Machiavelli And therefore all the power of their protection was within the ditches, which they dug with very great diligence and order, punishing capitally anyone who deviated from such an order. The Art of War by Niccolo Machiavelli [1520]

Olaf Stapledon He therefore analyses the crude facts, distinguishing between those that seem relevant and those which seem irrelevant. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Elizabeth Gaskell They had law to back them, therefore their business was lawful. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell [1863]

He therefore remained silent; and the Podestà, like a vessel disengaged from a sand-bank, continued, with wide-spread sails, the course of his eloquence. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

Robert Green Ingersoll Why not say, God has intelligence, therefore there must be an intelligence greater than his? So far as we know, there is no intelligence apart from matter. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Francis Bacon And therefore continuance in an open vessel is best for separations; in a vessel quite closed for commixtures; in a vessel partly closed, but with the air entering, for putrefactions. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

Wilkie Collins You cannot ask for that proof, Miss Halcombe, and it is therefore my duty to you, and still more to Miss Fairlie, to offer it. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

George Borrow I therefore once more called Mr. Petulengro aside, and told him that the jockeys were cheating him, conjuring him to return to the encampment. The Romany Rye by George Borrow

Edgar Allan Poe The practice, in mass, is therefore philosophical; but it is not the less certain that it engenders vast individual error. The Mystery of Marie Roget by Edgar Allan Poe [1842]

They had seen the murderer enter; he had not seen him go out; therefore the man was in the house and he wished him to be found. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

Anthony Trollope Ye would not abide at home, as I desired, and this therefore is no longer a home for you; ye would not be content to be forgers of weapons, but ye must e’en use them too, and ye have had your way. La Vendée by Anthony Trollope

I had it on the tip of my tongue to say that common sense had nothing to do with my action, and that therefore it didn’t deserve the interest Captain Giles seemed to be taking in it. The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad [1917]

The hypothesis of the eternity of the present state of nature may therefore be put out of court. Lectures on Evolution by Thomas Henry Huxley

Thomas Hobbes When therefore his intention is right, his fact is no sin; if otherwise, his fact is sin, but not crime. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

William Godwin Arimanius and his legions were therefore scarcely considered as entitled to the homage of mankind. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

D. H. Lawrence Mersham understood that Vickers therefore wanted to marry her; he also understood that as the pretendant tired of his landladies, so his wife and he would probably weary one another. A Modern Lover by D. H. Lawrence [1933]

I therefore made up my mind to travel into my mother’s country, where, as she had often told me, nature was most sacred and solitary. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

Thomas Hardy They built in a city; therefore he would learn to build. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

Sigmund Freud It is therefore always permissible, if a dream stubbornly refuses to surrender its meaning, to venture on the experimental inversion of definite portions of its manifest content. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Anthony Trollope Boscobel therefore had been fraudulently at work for his own dishonest purposes, and knew well that his employment was of that nature. Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope

Henry Fielding He therefore honestly confessed what he knew must be proved; and desired, on the merit of the discoveries he made, to be admitted as an evidence against his accomplices. The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild The Great by Henry Fielding

David Hume The inference from parity of reason is therefore obvious. Of the Immortality of the Soul by David Hume [1777]

Andrew Lang Most of them contained portraits of real people, and, no doubt, most of them were therefore successful. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

Jonathan Swif These ugly spots are not tobacco, but this is the last gilt sheet I have of large paper, therefore hold your tongue. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

My mother will try to kill you, therefore banish her. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

She therefore gave up her design, though which much reluctance. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

Sir Thomas Browne A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender; ’tis therefore far better to enjoy her with peace than to hazard her on a battle. Religio Medici by Sir Thomas Browne [1643]

Edmund Burke Their power is therefore by no means complete; nor are they safe in extreme abuse. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

Arnold Bennett The affair was therefore respectable beyond cavil. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

William Henry Bragg We therefore compared the stopping power of the silver with a stratum of air, not of equal weight but containing equal numbers of atoms. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

Jules Verne No Russian force could be opposed to them between Krasnoiarsk and Lake Baikal, Michael therefore expected before long the appearance of the Tartar scouts. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

If ye and your warriors match me now with strife, how right unkindly do ye let it appear, that I trust you well above all other men and therefore won me your daughter to wife. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

D.H. Lawrence We, as natural men, are more or less degrading to them and to their love of us; therefore they destroy the natural man in us — that is, us altogether. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

G. K. Chesterton The Earl of Eden had become Prime Minister for the third time, and his face and figure were therefore familiar in the political cartoons and even in the public streets. Tales of the Long Bow by G. K. Chesterton [1925]

Henry Fielding Whatever your crime be, therefore I would not have you despair, but rather rejoice at it; for perhaps it may be the means of your being called. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Jules Verne He therefore had to count upon this difference in order to rearrange his equilibrium. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

The only alternative therefore is to lengthen the time given to study. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

Woman, owing to her maternal instincts, displays these qualities towards her infants in an eminent degree; therefore it is likely that she would often extend them towards her fellow-creatures. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Nathaniel Hawthorne She therefore entered the cottage. Fanshawe by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1826]

Nevertheless granting him this, I will not therefore give up the other [considerations]; for at that rate I might even admire the farces of Laberius, as fine poems. The Works of Horace by translated literally into English prose by Christopher Smar

She therefore took all the pins from their clothes, sewing them with thread instead of pinning them. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

I may not have occasion to report any of this young lady’s speeches (they would scarcely bear it), and am therefore the more anxious to describe her without injustice. The Amateur Cracksman by E. W. Hornung [1899]

Francis Bacon Whatever therefore serves to exclude them may justly be reckoned among things of general use. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

Your psychical researcher therefore bates no jot of hope, and has faith that when we get our data numerous enough, some sort of rational treatment of them will succeed. Memories and Studies by William James

Anthony Trollope He therefore made his visits periodically, and contented himself with clipping a few days at both ends from the length prescribed by family tradition, which his mother was desirous of exacting. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Louis Pasteur It was necessary therefore to attempt to cultivate the septic vibrio either in a vacuum or in the presence of inert gases — such as carbonic acid. The germ theory and its applications to medicine and surgery by Louis Pasteur [1878]