(wâr-ŭn′to͞o, hwâr-)
adv. & conj.


(ʰwɛərˈʌn tu, wɛər-; ˌʰwɛər ʌnˈtu, ˌwɛər-)

conj., adv.
Archaic. whereto.
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Ah, peradventure my head being distraught by the manifold matters whereunto the confusions of these but late adventured haps and fortunings whereby not I alone nor you alone, but every each of us, meseem- eth --"
Also the foresight and prevention, that there be no likely or fit head, whereunto discontented persons may resort, and under whom they may join, is a known, but an excellent point of caution.
Bumble shook his head with gloomy mystery, and said he wished he might come to good; whereunto Mr.
Moved by these considerations, a stout lady opened the proceedings by inquiring, with an air of great concern and sympathy, how Mr Quilp was; whereunto Mr Quilp's wife's mother replied sharply,
The Defarges, husband and wife, came lumbering under the starlight, in their public vehicle, to that gate of Paris whereunto their journey naturally tended.
In one of the ornamented portions of the building, there is a figure of Justice; whereunto the Guide Book says, 'the artist at first contemplated giving more of nudity, but he was warned that the public sentiment in this country would not admit of it, and in his caution he has gone, perhaps, into the opposite extreme.
Philip Sidney said:"For these, indeed, do merely make to imitate, and imitate both to delight and teach, and delight to move men to take that goodness in hand, which without delight they would fly as from a stranger; and teach to make them know that goodness whereunto they are moved:--which being the noblest scope to which ever any learning was directed, yet want there not idle tongues to bark at them" (10).
The covenant was made in a letter sent to Christian monks, in which the Prophet (peace be upon him) stated: "This letter contains the oath given unto them, and he who disobeys that which is therein will be considered a disbeliever and a transgressor to that whereunto he is commanded.
When I had searched EEBO-TCP for telom*, that query had only returned three hits, two of which were references, respectively, to 'Ajacem Telomone' in Selected Parts of Horace, Prince of Lyricks (London, 1652) and to 'Ajax Telomon' in James Shirley's Honoria and Mammon Scene Metropolis or New-Troy: Whereunto is Added the Contention of Ajax and Ulysses for the Armour of Achilles (London, 1659).
Thomas of Watring's, & there hanged, headed, & quartered, for begging by a license, whereunto the Queen's hand was counterfeited.
214), the surrendering of his own will and existence in the undying essence of God, in which all yearning for a higher state, all desire, is quenched in "that sea whereunto everything is moving which it creates and which nature makes.
In the same situation speaker Thomas Williams proclaimed: <<I am bounden and will not onelie praye for your Highnes, but also serve your Majestie and my country to my power in the place of a citizen, whereunto first I was elected and appointed>>.