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Kim is taller than Ashley. Ashley is taller than Anna. Therefore, Kim is taller than Anna.
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  • Kim is taller than Ashley. Ashley is taller than Anna. Therefore, Kim is taller than Anna.
  • It has not been approved for use in this country. Therefore, you cannot buy it here.
  • We reduced locations where mosquito eggs can mature and therefore reduced the number of mosquitoes.
  • I said she was my daughter-in-law: therefore, she must have married my son.’
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights

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  • Therefore I resolved to put my hunk of bread and butter down the leg of my trousers.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • The surrogate goes round slower; therefore passes through the lung at longer intervals; therefore gives the embryo less oxygen.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • But it is very likely that he may fall in love with one of them, and therefore you must visit him as soon as he comes.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • We were weak, therefore worthless.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • 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.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Therefore you must not, in every case at least, take the higgledy-piggledy whale statements, however authentic, in these extracts, for veritable gospel cetology.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick

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  • Having thus acknowledged what I owe those who have aided and approved me, I turn to another class; a small one, so far as I know, but not, therefore, to be overlooked.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • The promise, therefore, was given, and must be performed.
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • And therefore as a stranger give it welcome.
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • I will stand for ’t a little, though therefore I die a virgin.
    William Shakespeare  --  All’s Well That Ends Well
  • Nay, and most like:— You must not stay here longer,—your dismission Is come from Caesar; therefore hear it, Antony.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • Do, young sir; your reputation shall not therefore be misprised: we will make it our suit to the duke that the wrestling might not go forward.
    William Shakespeare  --  As You Like It
  • But this our purpose now is twelvemonth old, And bootless ’tis to tell you we will go: Therefore we meet not now.
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry IV, Part 1
  • Hence, therefore, thou nice crutch!
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry IV, Part 2
  • Is it therefore The ambassador is silenc’d?
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry VIII
  • Therefore be gone Without our grace, our love, our benison.
    William Shakespeare  --  King Lear
  • I suffer for the truth, sir: for true it is I was taken with Jaquenetta, and Jaquenetta is a true girl; and therefore welcome the sour cup of prosperity!
    William Shakespeare  --  Love’s Labour’s Lost
  • No more evasion: We have with a leaven’d and prepared choice Proceeded to you; therefore take your honours.
    William Shakespeare  --  Measure for Measure
  • Then do but say to me what I should do That in your knowledge may by me be done, And I am prest unto it; therefore, speak.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • Let us command to know that of your mouth or of your lips; for divers philosophers hold that the lips is parcel of the mouth: therefore, precisely, can you carry your good will to the maid?
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • LYSANDER A good persuasion; therefore, hear me, Hermia.
    William Shakespeare  --  A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • There is no measure in the occasion that breeds; therefore the sadness is without limit.
    William Shakespeare  --  Much Ado About Nothing
  • I therefore apprehend and do attach thee For an abuser of the world, a practiser Of arts inhibited and out of warrant.
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • Therefore, paucas pallabris; let the world slide.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Taming of the Shrew
  • Therefore, my lord,— ANTONIO.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Tempest
  • As there is no true cuckold but calamity, so beauty’s a flower:—the lady bade take away the fool; therefore, I say again, take her away.
    William Shakespeare  --  Twelfth Night
  • If, therefore you dare trust my honesty,— That lies enclosed in this trunk, which you Shall bear along impawn’d,—away to-night.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Winter’s Tale
  • For I know my love thou knowest, Therefore thine to claim I dare: Once it ceases to be secret, Love need never feel despair.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • We therefore summon you, hereupon.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • My friend was the eighth on the list, and therefore he would have been among the third lot to go up.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • Because Miss Brooke was hasty in her trust, it is not therefore clear that Mr. Casaubon was unworthy of it.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Having therefore consulted with my wife, and some of my acquaintance, I determined to go again to sea.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • But the smile did not enhance Vera’s beauty as smiles generally do; on the contrary it gave her an unnatural, and therefore unpleasant, expression.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Consequently Vronsky had the right to despise Levin, and therefore he was his enemy.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • Thou Reader Thou reader throbbest life and pride and love the same as I, Therefore for thee the following chants.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • You will therefore permit me to repeat, emphatically, that Marley was as dead as a door-nail.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Christmas Carol
  • All the descriptions of fierce love and hatred which he had met in books had seemed to him therefore unreal.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Therefore I’m mad.’
    Lewis Carroll  --  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  • It was an act of folly done in his youth, dishonourable, I admit, shameful, I admit, unworthy of him, I admit, and therefore . not his true character.
    Oscar Wilde  --  An Ideal Husband
  • Therefore, while Mr. Tulkinghorn may not know what is passing in the Dedlock mind at present, it is very possible that he may.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • Instead of looking back, therefore, I will look forward.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Each blue car, therefore, received a double measure of welcome as it topped the crest of the hill and each cheer of welcome was acknowledged with smiles and nods by those in the car.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • It was most unlikely, therefore, that he should ever want his father’s assistance.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • CHAPTER LI BATHSHEBA TALKS WITH HER OUTRIDER The arrangement for getting back again to Weatherbury had been that Oak should take the place of Poorgrass in Bathsheba’s conveyance and drive her home, it being discovered late in the afternoon that Joseph was suffering from his old complaint, a multiplying eye, and was, therefore, hardly trustworthy as coachman and protector to a woman.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • ’His daughter has gone to fetch him, but I can’t wait; therefore, if you please, I will leave a message for him with you.’
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • Then he began again, assuring me Mr. Kurtz was the best agent he had, an exceptional man, of the greatest importance to the Company; therefore I could understand his anxiety.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
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