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Whereas Lessard had acted the martinet with MacRae, he took another tack and became the very essence of affability toward me.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Such an act would be of a piece with Nigel's character, whereas a liaison—and yet Nigel was no saint.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
One black key is made to serve, for instance, for D sharp and for E flat, whereas the two notes are in reality not identical.
It 67 was that the piece which reads smoothly seldom acts well; whereas a play that gets over the footlights usually reads poorly.
Moreover, Rita liked him, whereas she had never sincerely liked and trusted Sir Lucien.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Whereas her first impulse had been to awaken someone, preferably Sir Lucien, now her sole desire was to escape undetected.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Wilt thou yet say before them that slay thee: I am God; whereas thou art a man, and not God, in the hand of them that slay thee?
We may also notice that com'th is a monosyllable , whereas trewely has three syllables, though in l. 35 it makes but two.
Both of these read—'Anon her herte began to yerne'; whereas it of course ought to be—'Anon her herte gan to erme.'
But whereas when that was borken, there arose up four for it, four kings shall rise up of his nation, but not with his strength.

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