Thesaurus / whence
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Gallus told him and he vanished through the curtains, whence he returned presently, beckoning them to advance.

Pearl-MaidenH. Rider Haggard

And she perceived that he was much abashed, and so asked him a second time, "Tell me whence you come."

It was, besides, so easy to get rid of the exiles of Valencay by sending them back to the place from whence they had been brought!

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, CompleteLouis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

The exact nature of the various missiles and the direction from whence they came were of course unknown to us.

The Blocking of ZeebruggeAlfred F. B. Carpenter

She gestured toward the lower caves, whence the sounds of smithy-work and other toil drifted upward.

Darkness and DawnGeorge Allan England

Whence is it that, while the debates in Parliament are daily filled with the piteous, and, alas!

So Graelent inquired from whence he rode, and of his name and business.

Whence came all the faiths but from that inexplicable feeling of the heart, that surge and swell arising we know not whence?

She directed that canoes should come to the spot, whence the Governor and his people passed to the opposite side of the river.

A very pandemonium had burst loose, throwing the power of its sound upward to the clouds, whence it descended again with a crash.

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