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used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

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However, complications may...
though (or another expression that connects contrasting ideas)

(Based on idea 1 we might not expect idea 2, but this is a way of saying that even though idea 1 exists, we still have idea 2.  Synonyms include in spite of that, , nevertheless, nonetheless, on the other hand, in contrastand but.)
  • I am afraid, however, he would not have understood me.
    Chapter 19 (62% in)
  • However, whatever was my motive—and it may have been pride, for I used to be very proud—I certainly struggled to the door.
    Chapter 1 (44% in)
  • However, I don't propose to discuss politics, sociology, or metaphysics with you.
    Chapter 1 (64% in)
  • Now and then, however, he is horribly thoughtless, and seems to take a real delight in giving me pain.
    Chapter 1 (82% in)
  • The post on her left was occupied by Mr. Erskine of Treadley, an old gentleman of considerable charm and culture, who had fallen, however, into bad habits of silence, having, as he explained once to Lady Agatha, said everything that he had to say before he was thirty.
    Chapter 3 (53% in)
  • People will some day, however.
    Chapter 4 (19% in)
  • They commit one mistake, however.
    Chapter 4 (21% in)
  • However, tell me about your genius.
    Chapter 4 (22% in)
  • By this time, however, the lights were being put out in the theatre, and I had to go.
    Chapter 4 (55% in)
  • However, as I said before, if he is rich....
    Chapter 5 (16% in)
  • Sibyl, however, was quite unconscious of the effect she was producing.
    Chapter 5 (44% in)
  • I am afraid, however, that, for me at any rate, there is no such thing.
    Chapter 6 (93% in)
  • One thing, however, he felt that it had done for him.
    Chapter 8 (18% in)
  • Sometimes, however, a tragedy that possesses artistic elements of beauty crosses our lives.
    Chapter 8 (57% in)
  • Ultimately, however, it did die.
    Chapter 8 (62% in)
  • It was remarked, however, that some of those who had been most intimate with him appeared, after a time, to shun him.
    Chapter 11 (76% in)
  • However, it wasn't about myself I wanted to talk.
    Chapter 12 (11% in)
  • He was an excellent musician, however, as well, and played both the violin and the piano better than most amateurs.
    Chapter 14 (31% in)
  • However, that was all Narborough's fault.
    Chapter 15 (10% in)
  • Not, however, that that would alter you much.
    Chapter 15 (48% in)
  • They have been very fortunate lately, however.
    Chapter 19 (23% in)
  • I should fancy, however, that murder is always a mistake.
    Chapter 19 (43% in)

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  • And, yet, who, that knew anything about Life, would surrender the chance of remaining always young, however fantastic that chance might be, or with what fateful consequences it might be fraught?
    Chapter 8 (94% in)

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