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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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  • The topography of quo vadis was so carefully prepared that it almost serves as a guide-book to ancient Rome.

    Essays on Modern Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • The fleeing apostle exclaimed in amazement, "Domine, quo vadis?"

    A Year in Europe Walter W. Moore
  • It would be easier to cut the throats of a hundred fanatical admirers of quo vadis?

  • "quo vadis," he replied, promptly, and without any conceit whatever.

    Peeps at People John Kendrick Bangs
  • As we set out on our ride we passed a little church called ‘Domine, quo vadis?’

    The Greville Memoirs Charles C. F. Greville
  • So it may very likely have been--as the gifted author of quo vadis?

    Women of Early Christianity Alfred Brittain
  • A cast or copy of it is in the little church of 'Domine, quo vadis?'

    Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare
  • It seems superior even to “quo vadis” in strength and realism.

    Life and Death Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • A love story of modern Poland, by the author of "quo vadis," not before translated.

    Saragossa Benito Prez Galds
  • It is perhaps not too much to say that since "quo vadis," no more powerful historical romance has been produced.

    The Air Pirate Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

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