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used in Oliver Twist

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in spite of; or in spite of the thing mentioned
(Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include words and phrases such as nevertheless, nonetheless, all the same, still,  and however.)
  • 'And notwithstanding a offered reward of ten pound, which was afterwards increased to twenty pound.
    Chapter 2 — Treats of Oliver Twist's Growth, Education, and Board (39% in)
  • Notwithstanding the most superlative, and, I may say, supernat'ral exertions on the part of this parish,' said Bumble, 'we have never been able to discover who is his father, or what was his mother's settlement, name, or condition.'
    Chapter 2 — Treats of Oliver Twist's Growth, Education, and Board (40% in)
  • But his heart was heavy, notwithstanding; and he wished, as he crept into his narrow bed, that that were his coffin, and that he could be lain in a calm and lasting sleep in the churchyard ground, with the tall grass waving gently above his head, and the sound of the old deep bell to soothe him in his sleep.
    Chapter 5 — Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral.... (8% in)
  • The Jew rubbed his hands with a chuckle, but glanced uneasily at the box, notwithstanding.
    Chapter 9 — Containing Further Particulars Concerning the Pleansant.... (39% in)
  • While these, and many other encomiums, were being passed on the accomplished Nancy, that young lady made the best of her way to the police-office; whither, notwithstanding a little natural timidity consequent upon walking through the streets alone and unprotected, she arrived in perfect safety shortly afterwards.
    Chapter 13 — Some New Acquaintances Are Introduced to the Intelligent.... (72% in)
  • Encouraging each other with such converse as this; but, keeping very close together, notwithstanding, and looking apprehensively round, whenever a fresh gust rattled through the boughs; the three men hurried back to a tree, behind which they had left their lantern, lest its light should inform the thieves in what direction to fire.
    Chapter 28 — Looks after Oliver, and Proceeds with His Adventures (32% in)
  • He has not been shaved very recently, but he don't look at all ferocious notwithstanding.
    Chapter 30 — Relates What oliver's New Visitors Thought of Him (4% in)
  • 'This,' said Mr. Losberne, speaking softly, but with great vehemence notwithstanding, 'this is the lad, who, being accidently wounded by a spring-gun in some boyish trespass on Mr. What-d' ye-call-him's grounds, at the back here, comes to the house for assistance this morning, and is immediately laid hold of and maltreated, by that ingenious gentleman with the candle in his hand: who has placed his life in considerable danger, as I can professionally certify.'
    Chapter 31 — Involves a Critical Position (76% in)
  • But you teach me my duty, notwithstanding.
    Chapter 33 — Wherein the Happiness of Oliver and His Friends, Experiences.... (32% in)
  • Notwithstanding the difference between youth and age, he bore so strong a likeness to the old lady, that Oliver would have had no great difficulty in imagining their relationship, if he had not already spoken of her as his mother.
    Chapter 34 — Contains Some Introductory Particulars Relative to a Young.... (23% in)
  • Notwithstanding the evidently useless nature of their search, they did not desist until the coming on of night rendered its further prosecution hopeless; and even then, they gave it up with reluctance.
    Chapter 35 — Containing the Unsatisfactory Result of Oliver's Adventure.... (25% in)
  • Most painful to me, and yet productive of lasting happiness, notwithstanding; for it will be happiness to know that I once held the high place in your regard which I now occupy, and every triumph you achieve in life will animate me with new fortitude and firmness.
    Chapter 35 — Containing the Unsatisfactory Result of Oliver's Adventure.... (76% in)
  • CHAPTER XXXVI IS A VERY SHORT ONE, AND MAY APPEAR OF NO GREAT IMPORTANCE IN ITS PLACE, BUT IT SHOULD BE READ NOTWITHSTANDING, AS A SEQUEL TO THE LAST, AND A KEY TO ONE THAT WILL FOLLOW WHEN ITS TIME ARRIVES 'And so you are resolved to be my travelling companion this morning; eh?' said the doctor, as Harry Maylie joined him and Oliver at the breakfast-table.
    Chapter 36 — Is a Very Short One, and May Appear of No Great Importance.... (2% in)
  • Notwithstanding all this, when the hurry of the first half-hour was over, the same silence and constraint prevailed that had marked their journey down.
    Chapter 51 — Affording an Explanation of More Mysteries than One.... (20% in)

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