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The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
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  • He never held on to anything, however the ship pitched, and kept his balance with perfect ease; perhaps his long tail, hanging down to the deck inside the bulwarks, made this easier.
  • Lucy had, however, already run forward, followed by Reepicheep, as fast as his short legs could carry him, and then of course the boys and Drinian came, too.

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  • She tried to open it but couldn’t at first; this, however, was only because it was fastened by two leaden clasps, and when she had undone these it opened easily enough.
  • She could not, however, spend much time looking back; what was coming into view in the forward direction was too exciting.
  • But these were warm and green and full, of forests and waterfalls however high you looked.
  • And all that anyone had seen would be something like this — the dots are for the bits he had smudged out I WNET TO SL EE . RGOS AGRONS I MEAN DRANGONS CAVE CAUSE IT-WAS DEAD AND AWING SO HAR . WOKE UP AND COU . GET OFFF MI ARM OH BOTHER . It was, however, clear to everyone that Eustace’s character had been rather improved by becoming a dragon.
  • He did, however, tell them that about seven years before a Narnian ship had put in at his waters and that she had on board the lords Revilian, Argoz, Mavramorn and Rhoop: so they judged that the golden man they had seen lying in Deathwater must be the Lord Restimar.

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as in: However, complications may... Define
despite that (Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include in spite of that, nevertheless, nonetheless, and on the other hand.)
as in: However much she tried... Define
to whatever degree (regardless of how much)
as in: However you do it, get it done! Define
in whatever way
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