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quo vadis

/ˈkwəʊ ˈvɑːdɪs/
where are you going?
Word Origin
Latin: from the Vulgate version of John 16:5
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  • Consequently he chose the restaurant, and its name was quo vadis?

    Diversions in Sicily H. Festing Jones
  • Filled with amazement, Peter exclaimed, "Domine, quo vadis?"

    Italian Days and Ways

    Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
  • The fleeing apostle exclaimed in amazement, "Domine, quo vadis?"

    A Year in Europe Walter W. Moore
  • A cast or copy of it is in the little church of 'Domine, quo vadis?'

    Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare
  • I want to know where—er—where the author of quo vadis lives.

    Peeps at People John Kendrick Bangs
  • "quo vadis," he replied, promptly, and without any conceit whatever.

    Peeps at People John Kendrick Bangs
  • So it may very likely have been--as the gifted author of quo vadis?

    Women of Early Christianity Alfred Brittain
  • It seems superior even to “quo vadis” in strength and realism.

    Life and Death Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • At the third tee my "quo vadis" darted off suddenly to the left and tried to climb the hill.

    Happy Days Alan Alexander Milne
  • And once, like Ursus, in “quo vadis,” he had taken a young bull by the horns and broken its neck.

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