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The Return of the King
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  • For I have not ridden hither from Isengard, one hundred and fifty leagues, with the speed of wind, only to bring you one small warrior, however courteous.
  • Yet the Lord of Gondor is not to be made the tool of other men’s purposes, however worthy.

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  • But however that may be, my lord Faramir is abroad, beyond the River on some perilous errand, and he may have sent tidings.
  • He was however spared the ordeal for the present.
  • However that may be, the Captain of Despair does not press forward, yet.
  • Frodo, however, was silent and looked rather sad and thoughtful.
  • But however grim they, might be, they seemed to have no leader among them who understood warfare.
  • Frodo and Sam, however, went back to ordinary attire, except that when there was need they both wore long grey cloaks, finely woven and clasped at the throat with beautiful brooches; and Mr. Frodo wore always a white jewel on a chain that he often would finger.

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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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