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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • As a matter of fact, however, she had forgotten to turn back the bedclothes.
  • Marilla Makes Up Her Mind Get there they did, however, in due season.

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  • However, I’ll do my very best.
  • Matthew, however, was spared the ordeal of speaking first, for as soon as she concluded that he was coming to her she stood up, grasping with one thin brown hand the handle of a shabby, old-fashioned carpet-bag; the other she held out to him.
  • Things went better than Marilla feared, however.
  • Later on, however, he expressed them to Mr. and Mrs. Barry.
  • Anne’s consequent humiliation was less than it might have been, however, in view of the concert and the spare-room bed.
  • Oh, Anne, it was Aunt Josephine, however she came to be there.
  • However, I suppose I shall just have to trust to Providence and be careful to put in the flour.
  • The cake did rise, however, and came out of the oven as light and feathery as golden foam.

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  • Mrs. Allan took a mouthful of hers and a most peculiar expression crossed her face; not a word did she say, however, but steadily ate away at it.
  • Eventually, however, Avonlea school slipped back into its old groove and took up its old interests.
  • As much as she hated Gilbert, however, did she love Diana, with all the love of her passionate little heart, equally intense in its likes and dislikes.
  • The latter, however, were supplied before Anne reached the main road, for being confronted halfway down the lane with a golden frenzy of wind-stirred buttercups and a glory of wild roses, Anne promptly and liberally garlanded her hat with a heavy wreath of them.
  • Anne could run like a deer, however; run she did with the impish result that she overtook the boys at the door and was swept into the schoolhouse among them just as Mr. Phillips was in the act of hanging up his hat.
  • The peddler had certainly spoken the truth when he declared that the dye wouldn’t wash off, however his veracity might be impeached in other respects.
  • He was in waiting for them, with the team, however, when it was all over, and the three girls came merrily out into the calm, white moonshine radiance.
  • Anne’s clipped head made a sensation in school on the following Monday, but to her relief nobody guessed the real reason for it, not even Josie Pye, who, however, did not fail to inform Anne that she looked like a perfect scarecrow.

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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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