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inasmuch

contraction of in as much, first attested c.1300 as in als mikel, a Northern form. First contracted to in asmuch, then, beginning 14c. and especially since 17c., to one word.

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  • inasmuch as you did it unto one of the least of these, my brethren, you did it unto me.

  • It is, indeed, true that I have not done right, inasmuch as I have not made you my confidante.

    The Dream Emile Zola
  • inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.

  • There are some people like oysters, inasmuch as they leave an after-taste behind them.

    The Slave Of The Lamp Henry Seton Merriman
  • Are you wiser than he, inasmuch as you perceive impossibility where he has failed to discover it?

    A Dish Of Orts George MacDonald
  • The blush was all the more becoming to her inasmuch as she was naturally very pale.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • inasmuch as ye did it to one of the least of these, ye did it to me!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • inasmuch as the soul is present there will be power not confident but agent.

    Essays, First Series Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • inasmuch as he carries the malignity and the lie with him he so far deceases from nature.

    Essays, First Series Ralph Waldo Emerson

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