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The Death of Ivan Ilych
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The Death of Ivan Ilych
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  • The chief thing however was that he had his official duties.
  • He could not, however, be blamed for that, and Ivan Ilych still obeyed his orders implicitly and at first derived some comfort from doing so.

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  • At last, however, he went to his study and did what was necessary, but the consciousness that he had put something aside — an important, intimate matter which he would revert to when his work was done — never left him.
  • He however knew that do what they would nothing would come of it, only still more agonizing suffering and death.
  • But however much he pondered he found no answer.
  • However .

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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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