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  • The class was hard. Nevertheless, it was my favorite.
  • She loves him. Nevertheless, she is determined to stop seeing him unless he stops drinking.
  • He was deceived, and continued to report to the outside world that there was no food shortage on Animal Farm. Nevertheless, towards the end of January it became obvious that it would be necessary to procure some more grain from somewhere.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • The decrease in size, from Ralph down, was gradual; and though there was a dubious region inhabited by Simon and Robert and Maurice, nevertheless no one had any difficulty in recognizing biguns at one end and littluns at the other.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies

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  • He did indeed always refer to us as swine, but there was, nevertheless, a certain respect in his tone.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Slightly dizzy, he nevertheless kept his eyes wide open, rain was speckling his glasses and...
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Ginny did not seek another one-to-one meeting with Harry for the rest of the day, nor by any look or gesture did she show that they had shared more than polite conversation in her room. Nevertheless, Charlie’s arrival came as a relief to Harry.
    It provided a distraction...
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Nevertheless, I did all I could to give him hope.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • The bed was good and the pajamas of the softest silk, and he was tired in every fiber of his being, but nevertheless Rainsford could not quiet his brain with the opiate of sleep.
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game
  • Nevertheless, the northern European tradition of work, play, and food right through the day, made it possible for them to adjust themselves wholly to this new rhythm.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies

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  • Although rather touched he was nevertheless quite relieved that Dudley appeared to have exhausted his ability to express his feelings.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Nevertheless, they were both thoroughly frightened by the rebellion on Animal Farm, and very anxious to prevent their own animals from learning too much about it.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • Fletcher knows how to avoid capture, has many hidey-holes and accomplices. Nevertheless, Kreacher cornered the thief in the end.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Nevertheless, without openly admitting it, he was devoted to Boxer; the two of them usually spent their Sundays together in the small paddock beyond the orchard, grazing side by side and never speaking.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • The prospect of parting — probably forever — from his aunt, uncle, and cousin was one that he was able to contemplate quite cheerfully but there was nevertheless a certain awkwardness in the air.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • The sound of the front door slamming echoed up the stairs and a voice roared, "Oh! You!"  Sixteen years of being addressed thus left Harry in no doubt when his uncle was calling, nevertheless, he did not immediately respond.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • ’I must stop it, nevertheless!’
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • Nevertheless, a hackney-coachman, who seemed to have as many capes to his greasy great-coat as he was years old, packed me up in his coach and hemmed me in with a folding and jingling barrier of steps, as if he were going to take me fifty miles.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • Nevertheless, there were things in Bernard which he hated.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Mr Bloom actuated by motives of inherent delicacy inasmuch as he always believed in minding his own business moved off but nevertheless remained on the qui vive with just a shade of anxiety though not funkyish in the least.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • It is not probable he will arrive to-night; nevertheless, leave the table as it is.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Euroclydon, nevertheless, is a mighty pleasant zephyr to any one in-doors, with his feet on the hob quietly toasting for bed.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Rain, wind, and darkness filled the air; nevertheless, I dimly discerned a wall before me and a door open in it; through this door I passed with my new guide: she shut and locked it behind her.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Nevertheless, I say he who wrote it, for deliberately composing such fooleries, deserves to be sent to the galleys for life.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • But, nevertheless, it was clear to him again that with her character and the amount of education she had after all received, she could not in any case remain so.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • Nevertheless, Varvara continued her visits.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • Nevertheless before the evening was at an end she was very happy.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • "Ma foi, sire, nous ferons ce qui sera dans notre possibilite, sire," * he answered gaily, raising nevertheless ironic smiles among the gentlemen of the Tsar’s suite by his poor French.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Agafea Mihalovna, to whom the task of jam-making had always been intrusted, considering that what had been done in the Levin household could not be amiss, had nevertheless put water with the strawberries, maintaining that the jam could not be made without it.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • You will hardly know who I am or what I mean, But I shall be good health to you nevertheless, And filter and fibre your blood.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • "He wouldn’t take it from me, but may he have it, nevertheless.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Christmas Carol
  • There was no label this time with the words ’DRINK ME,’ but nevertheless she uncorked it and put it to her lips.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  • Nevertheless, I do not go with Mrs. Jellyby in all things.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • Nevertheless, it was looked for again, and still not found.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Nevertheless it was true.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • His unravelling went on, but it nevertheless seemed coming to no end.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Nevertheless, I may be allowed, I hope, to congratulate you — which I do with all my soul, I assure you — on your not having sustained a greater loss.’
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • Nevertheless, I was annoyed beyond expression at the delay, and most unreasonably too, since one night more could not matter much after so many months.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • I know that there are men who, having nothing to say and nothing to write, are nevertheless so in love with oratory and with literature that they keep desperately repeating as much as they can understand of what others have said or written aforetime.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • With such exclamations, she hurried upstairs, followed by Kate who, although she did not quite participate in the fond wife’s apprehensions, was a little flurried, nevertheless.
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • I have been deceived, before, in the objects whom I have endeavoured to benefit; but I feel strongly disposed to trust you, nevertheless; and I am more interested in your behalf than I can well account for, even to myself.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • The baronet, nevertheless, is not unlikely to marry again; he is quite fool enough.
    Jane Austen  --  Persuasion
  • The future of phonetics rests probably with his pupils, who all swore by him; but nothing could bring the man himself into any sort of compliance with the university, to which he nevertheless clung by divine right in an intensely Oxonian way.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • But she fled up-stairs, nevertheless, with Sid and Mary at her heels.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • The islands of Tiboulen and Lemaire are a league from the Chateau d’If; Dantes, nevertheless, determined to make for them.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Nevertheless it was a very happy fortnight to Maggie, this visit to Tom.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • Nevertheless, the general effect was extremely rich and picturesque.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • Nevertheless, in the carriage, as they drove home, she was as quiet as if fatigue had been her portion.
    Henry James  --  Washington Square
  • When he reached the stud-farm a glance showed him that the horse was not what he wanted; nevertheless he took a turn behind it in order to prove to himself that he was not in a hurry.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • Nevertheless, she sighed deeply.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
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