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General Crossword Questions for “whereupon”

  • At which point
  • The next thing that happened was our nephew got mugged

Encyclopedia

  • The Vedu tells her to go with the other old woman, whereupon she knocks him off the wall. She reaches the Crown, whereupon the Rat Creatures' chieftain Kingdok appears and tells Thorn to kill him, so. — “Crown of Horns (book) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • He was asked about fasting for a day and breaking for two days, whereupon he said: May Allah bestow upon us strength to do it. He was asked about fasting on the day of 'Ashura (10th of Muharram), whereupon he said: It expiates the sins of the preceding year. — “Day of Arafa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • It had three incarnations: first, edited by Charles Frederick Briggs from January 1853 to September 1857 (whereupon it merged with Emerson's United States Magazine); then, edited by C. F. Briggs, Edmund Clarence Stedman and Parke and Joseph Gilder from October 1906 to April 1910 (whereupon it. — “Putnam's Magazine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • And then, just as I was landing the shirt, I noticed that it was not my shirt at all, but George’s, which I had mistaken for mine; whereupon the humour of the thing struck me for the first time, and I began to laugh. — “Three Men in a Boat” by Jerome K. Jerome
  • Whereupon he lay down sullenly and allowed the crate to be lifted into a wagon. — “The Call of the Wild” by Jack London
  • At this intelligence, in which he seemingly evinced little interest, Mr Bloom gazed abstractedly for the space of a half a second or so in the direction of a bucketdredger, rejoicing in the farfamed name of Eblana, moored alongside Customhouse quay and quite possibly out of repair, whereupon he observed evasively:... — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • Sir Francis corrected Passepartout's time, whereupon the latter made the same remark that he had done to Fix; and upon the general insisting that the watch should be regulated in each new meridian, since he was constantly going eastward, that is in the face of the sun, and therefore the days were shorter by four minutes for each degree gone over, Passepartout obstinately refused to alter his watch, which he kept at London time. — “Around the World in Eighty Days” by Jules Verne
  • I wrote the English captain’s widow a full account of all my adventures—my slavery, escape, and how I had met with the Portuguese captain at sea, the humanity of his behaviour, and what condition I was now in, with all other necessary directions for my supply; and when this honest captain came to Lisbon, he found means, by some of the English merchants there, to send over, not the order only, but a full account of my story to a merchant in London, who represented it effectually to her; whereupon she not only delivered the money, but out of her own pocket sent the Portugal captain a very handsome present for his humanity and charity to me. — “Robinson Crusoe” by Daniel Defoe
  • He was such a sharp landlord, that he could hardly find any but bankrupt tenants; and such a close farmer, as to grudge almost the seed to the ground, whereupon revengeful Nature grudged him the crops which she granted to more liberal husbandmen. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray

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