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Definitionalthough (used to introduce a phrase that reduces or modifies the effect of what preceded it)
- But he opposes to me—with a young man's over-softness, albeit wise beyond his years—that it were wronging the very nature of woman to force her to lay open her heart's secrets in such broad daylight, and in presence of so great a multitude.Chapter 3 -- The Recognition (61% in)
- "Nevertheless," said the mother, calmly, though growing more pale, "this badge hath taught me—it daily teaches me—it is teaching me at this moment—lessons whereof my child may be the wiser and better, albeit they can profit nothing to myself."Chapter 8 -- The Elf-child and the Minister (32% in)
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