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however
used in Treasure Island

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Definition
though (or another expression that connects contrasting ideas)

(Based on idea 1 we might not expect idea 2, but this is a way of saying that even though idea 1 exists, we still have idea 2.  Synonyms include in spite of that, , nevertheless, nonetheless, on the other hand, in contrastand but.)
  • Soon, however, he saw that our party had the start of him; and Ben Gunn, being fleet of foot, had been dispatched in front to do his best alone.
    Chapter 33 — The Fall of a Chieftain (60% in)
however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • None of them dare, however, to deny the merits of the ship.
    Chapter 7 — I Go to Bristol (28% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • At last, however, we got alongside, and were met and saluted as we stepped aboard by the mate, Mr. Arrow, a brown old sailor with earrings in his ears and a squint.
    Chapter 9 — Powder and Arms (2% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • At last, however, the party was made up.
    Chapter 13 — How My Shore Adventure Began (85% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, we had no luck, for just as Trelawney fired, down he stooped, the ball whistled over him, and it was one of the other four who fell.
    Chapter 17 — Narrative Continued by the Doctor: The Jolly-boat's.... (56% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Now, however, when I had nothing else to do, I began to pay more heed.
    Chapter 23 — The Ebb-tide Runs (30% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • One glance, however, was sufficient; and it was only one glance that I durst take from that unsteady skiff.
    Chapter 23 — The Ebb-tide Runs (66% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • At last, however, she fell right into the wind's eye, was taken dead aback, and stood there awhile helpless, with her sails shivering.
    Chapter 24 — The Cruise of the Coracle (60% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • I was prompt with my answer, however, for I saw where my advantage lay and that with a fellow so densely stupid I could easily conceal my suspicions to the end.
    Chapter 26 — Israel Hands (16% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • He looked up, however, at my coming, knocked the neck off the bottle like a man who had done the same thing often, and took a good swig, with his favourite toast of "Here's luck!"
    Chapter 26 — Israel Hands (33% in)
however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
There are no more uses of "however" flagged with this meaning in Treasure Island.

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  • But the mere fact that he was a man, however wild, had somewhat reassured me, and my fear of Silver began to revive in proportion.
    Chapter 15 — The Man of the Island (12% in)

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