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- ANTONIO: I am the unhappy subject of these quarrels.
PORTIA: Sir, grieve not you; you are welcome notwithstanding.5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Belmont. The avenue to PORTIA's house (78% in)
notwithstanding = despite what was just said (in this case, even though he is the subject of the quarrels, he is still welcome.)
- The man is, notwithstanding, sufficient.1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — Venice. A public place (14% in)
- Notwithstanding, use your pleasure; if your love do not persuade you to come, let not my letter.'3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Belmont. A room in PORTIA's house (98% in)
There are no more uses of "notwithstanding" in The Merchant of Venice.
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