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Heart of Darkness
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  • However, through this glorious affair I got my appointment, before I had fairly begun to hope for it.
  • However, I wasn’t going into any of these.

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  • It appeared, however, I was also one of the Workers, with a capital—you know.
  • However, all that is to no purpose.
  • However, during the short lift I had seen no canoes anywhere in the reach—certainly not abreast of the steamer.
  • The opening paragraph, however, in the light of later information, strikes me now as ominous.
  • However, they were all waiting—all the sixteen or twenty pilgrims of them—for something; and upon my word it did not seem an uncongenial occupation, from the way they took it, though the only thing that ever came to them was disease—as far as I could see.
  • However he had got much worse suddenly.
  • However, he had enough strength in him—factitious no doubt—to very nearly make an end of us, as you shall hear directly.
  • However, I did not eat much.

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  • However, as you see, I did not go to join Kurtz there and then.
  • Their talk, however, was the talk of sordid buccaneers: it was reckless without hardihood, greedy without audacity, and cruel without courage; there was not an atom of foresight or of serious intention in the whole batch of them, and they did not seem aware these things are wanted for the work of the world.
  • Kurtz’s knowledge of unexplored regions must have been necessarily extensive and peculiar—owing to his great abilities and to the deplorable circumstances in which he had been placed: therefore’—I assured him Mr. Kurtz’s knowledge, however extensive, did not bear upon the problems of commerce or administration.

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despite that (Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include in spite of that, nevertheless, nonetheless, and on the other hand.)
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to whatever degree (regardless of how much)
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in whatever way
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