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nevertheless
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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in spite of that (Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include words and phrases such as nonetheless, all the same, still,  and however.)
  • "Nevertheless, the Place Maubert is sufficiently large!" interposed one of the clerks established on the window-sill.
    1.1.1 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 — The Grand Hall (67% in)
  • Nevertheless, as be harangued them, the satisfaction and admiration unanimously excited by his costume were dissipated by his words; and when he reached that untoward conclusion: "As soon as his illustrious eminence, the cardinal, arrives, we will begin," his voice was drowned in a thunder of hooting.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (0% in)
  • Nevertheless, in that throng, upon which the four allegories vied with each other in pouring out floods of metaphors, there was no ear more attentive, no heart that palpitated more, not an eye was more haggard, no neck more outstretched, than the eye, the ear, the neck, and the heart of the author, of the poet, of that brave Pierre Gringoire, who had not been able to resist, a moment before, the joy of telling his name to two pretty girls.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (62% in)
  • At that moment, he felt some one pluck at the hem of his surtout; he turned round, and not without ill-humor, and found considerable difficulty in smiling; but he was obliged to do so, nevertheless.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (83% in)
  • Nevertheless, tranquillity was gradually restored, the scholar held his peace, the mendicant counted over some coins in his hat, and the piece resumed the upper hand.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (88% in)
  • Nevertheless, in order to play the part of critic also, the poet might have developed this beautiful idea in something less than two hundred lines.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (96% in)
  • Nevertheless, he was a fine man; he led a joyous cardinal's life, liked to enliven himself with the royal vintage of Challuau, did not hate Richarde la Garmoise and Thomasse la Saillarde, bestowed alms on pretty girls rather than on old women,—and for all these reasons was very agreeable to the populace of Paris.
    1.1.3 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 3 — Monsieur the Cardinal (42% in)
  • It was a subtle, intelligent, crafty-looking face, a sort of combined monkey and diplomat phiz, before whom the cardinal made three steps and a profound bow, and whose name, nevertheless, was only, "Guillaume Rym, counsellor and pensioner of the City of Ghent."
    1.1.3 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 3 — Monsieur the Cardinal (95% in)
  • Nevertheless, he was appreciated by the "miner" of Europe; he plotted familiarly with Louis XI.
    1.1.3 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 3 — Monsieur the Cardinal (98% in)
  • Nevertheless, all was over for the poor cardinal, and he was obliged to quaff to the dregs the bitter cup of being in such bad company.
    1.1.4 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 4 — Master Jacques Coppenole (21% in)
  • Nevertheless, when our poet beheld quiet reestablished to some extent, he devised a stratagem which might have redeemed all.
    1.1.4 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 4 — Master Jacques Coppenole (52% in)
  • Nevertheless, the grand hall was anything but Olympus, and Gringoire's poor Jupiter knew it better than any one else.
    1.1.5 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 5 — Quasimodo (15% in)
  • Nevertheless, he began to grow impatient with Coppenole's behavior, and suddenly turned towards him with so formidable a gnashing of teeth, that the Flemish giant recoiled, like a bull-dog before a cat.
    1.1.5 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 5 — Quasimodo (85% in)
  • Nevertheless, I am greatly in need of a chimney corner; my shoes drink in the water, and all those cursed mills wept upon me!
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (4% in)
  • This man, whose costume was concealed by the crowd which surrounded him, did not appear to be more than five and thirty years of age; nevertheless, he was bald; he had merely a few tufts of thin, gray hair on his temples; his broad, high forehead had begun to be furrowed with wrinkles, but his deep-set eyes sparkled with extraordinary youthfulness, an ardent life, a profound passion.
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (22% in)
  • Nevertheless, her song breathed joy, most of all, and she seemed to sing like a bird, from serenity and heedlessness.
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (58% in)
  • And, nevertheless, it is certain that Quasimodo could have crushed the priest with his thumb.
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (93% in)
  • But Gringoire had lost the thread of his ideas, nevertheless.
    1.2.4 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 4 — The Inconveniences of Following.... (40% in)
  • Nevertheless, a twist of tow soaked in oil, which burned in a cage at the feet of the Holy Virgin at the street corner, permitted Gringoire to make out the gypsy struggling in the arms of two men, who were endeavoring to stifle her cries.
    1.2.4 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 4 — The Inconveniences of Following.... (67% in)
  • Nevertheless, he made one more effort: "I don't see why poets are not classed with vagabonds," said he.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (55% in)
  • Nevertheless, three emerged from the throng and came to smell of him.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (91% in)
  • Nevertheless, you are not ignorant of the fact that Noel Lescrivain was condemned, a week ago, to pay ten Parisian sous, for having carried a cutlass.
    1.2.7 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 7 — A Bridal Night (30% in)
  • Nevertheless, Gringoire continued,— "What must one be then, in order to please you?"
    1.2.7 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 7 — A Bridal Night (51% in)
  • Nevertheless, timid and inexperienced at the start, it sweeps out, grows larger, restrains itself, and dares no longer dart upwards in spires and lancet windows, as it did later on, in so many marvellous cathedrals.
    1.3.1 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 1 — Notre-Dame (61% in)
  • Nevertheless, at first sight, one recognized the fact that these three fragments formed but one body.
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (19% in)
  • Nevertheless, the remarkably pointed and lofty roof of the modern palace, bristling with carved eaves, covered with sheets of lead, where coiled a thousand fantastic arabesques of sparkling incrustations of gilded bronze, that roof, so curiously damascened, darted upwards gracefully from the midst of the brown ruins of the ancient edifice; whose huge and ancient towers, rounded by age like casks, sinking together with old age, and rending themselves from top to bottom, resembled great...
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (56% in)
  • Nevertheless, Voltaire said of this city, that "before Louis XIV.
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (76% in)
  • Nevertheless, this sea of harmony is not a chaos; great and profound as it is, it has not lost its transparency; you behold the windings of each group of notes which escapes from the belfries.
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (95% in)
  • Nevertheless, there was one human creature whom Quasimodo excepted from his malice and from his hatred for others, and whom he loved even more, perhaps, than his cathedral: this was Claude Frollo.
    1.4.4 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 4 — The Dog and his Master (2% in)
  • Nevertheless, he had a feeling that he was in the presence of a strong and earnest character.
    1.5.1 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 1 — Abbas Beati Martini (32% in)
  • Nevertheless, if the desire possesses you of putting yourself under discipline at your age, and of deciphering the formidable alphabet of the sages, come to me; 'tis well, I will make the effort.
    1.5.1 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 1 — Abbas Beati Martini (76% in)
  • Nevertheless, art marches on with giant strides.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (30% in)
  • ...there three series into their component parts, we shall find in the three eldest sisters, Hindoo architecture, Egyptian architecture, Romanesque architecture, the same symbol; that is to say, theocracy, caste, unity, dogma, myth, God: and for the three younger sisters, Phoenician architecture, Greek architecture, Gothic architecture, whatever, nevertheless, may be the diversity of form inherent in their nature, the same signification also; that is to say, liberty, the people, man.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (44% in)
  • Nevertheless, from the moment when architecture is no longer anything but an art like any other; as soon as it is no longer the total art, the sovereign art, the tyrant art,—it has no longer the power to retain the other arts.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (65% in)
  • Nevertheless, when the sun of the Middle Ages is completely set, when the Gothic genius is forever extinct upon the horizon, architecture grows dim, loses its color, becomes more and more effaced.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (68% in)
  • Nevertheless, when one tries to collect in one's mind a comprehensive image of the total products of printing down to our own days, does not that total appear to us like an immense construction, resting upon the entire world, at which humanity toils without relaxation, and whose monstrous crest is lost in the profound mists of the future?
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (93% in)
  • Nevertheless, the prodigious edifice still remains incomplete.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (97% in)
  • Nevertheless, with so many reasons for taking life patiently and joyously, Messire Robert d'Estouteville woke up on the morning of the seventh of January, 1482, in a very surly and peevish mood.
    1.6.1 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 1 — An Impartial Glance at.... (25% in)
  • In the next place, he was so hard of hearing That he did not catch a single word of what the clerk said to him; nevertheless, he wished to have the appearance of hearing, and replied, "Ah! ah! that is different; I did not know that.
    1.6.1 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 1 — An Impartial Glance at.... (99% in)
  • Nevertheless, ugly rumors were in circulation in regard to them; about children stolen, purses cut, and human flesh devoured.
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (45% in)
  • Nevertheless, Gervaise addressed her, "And did they ever learn what became of la Chantefleurie?"
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (61% in)
  • Nevertheless, there were people of the Cabaret les Vantes, who said that they had seen her pass along the road to Paris, walking on the pebbles with her bare feet.
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (64% in)
  • Nevertheless, at intervals, her blue lips half opened to admit a breath, and trembled, but as dead and as mechanical as the leaves which the wind sweeps aside.
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (80% in)
  • Nevertheless, from her dull eyes there escaped a look, an ineffable look, a profound, lugubrious, imperturbable look, incessantly fixed upon a corner of the cell which could not be seen from without; a gaze which seemed to fix all the sombre thoughts of that soul in distress upon some mysterious object.
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (80% in)
  • Nevertheless, this shock had, so to speak, awakened the recluse.
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (90% in)
  • Nevertheless, that cloud cleared away for a moment, at the passage of a mule which traversed the crowd, bearing a priest.
    1.6.4 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 4 — A Tear for a Drop of Water (69% in)
  • Nevertheless, the fair Fleur-de-Lys's was a charming and noble service, and such it had formerly appeared to him; but the captain had gradually become blase'; the prospect of a speedy marriage cooled him more every day.
    2.7.1 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 1 — The Danger of Confiding One's.... (36% in)
  • He had, nevertheless, received from his family some education and some politeness of manner; but he had been thrown on the world too young, he had been in garrison at too early an age, and every day the polish of a gentleman became more and more effaced by the rough friction of his gendarme's cross-belt.
    2.7.1 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 1 — The Danger of Confiding One's.... (38% in)
  • Nevertheless, as you wish it, young ladies, I will make the trial.
    2.7.1 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 1 — The Danger of Confiding One's.... (52% in)
  • Nevertheless, as they were all very nearly equal in beauty, they contended with equal arms, and each could hope for the victory.
    2.7.1 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 1 — The Danger of Confiding One's.... (57% in)
  • It was a fixed gaze, which was, nevertheless, full of trouble and tumult.
    2.7.2 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 2 — A Priest and a Philosopher are.... (12% in)
  • Quasimodo was always there, nevertheless; what, then, had happened to him?
    2.7.3 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 3 — The Bells (21% in)
  • An idea had occurred to him as he laced his boots, but he rejected it at first; nevertheless, it returned, and he put on his waistcoat wrong side out, an evident sign of violent internal combat.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (5% in)
  • Nevertheless, the cell was not deserted.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (25% in)
  • A simple matter, nevertheless
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (49% in)
  • There was, nevertheless, some sweetness diffused over that face, but it was the sweetness of a cat or a judge, an affected, treacherous sweetness.
    2.7.5 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 5 — The Two Men Clothed in Black (3% in)
  • Nevertheless, we are sparing nothing for the sake of getting at the truth; he is already thoroughly dislocated, we are applying all the herbs of Saint John's day; as saith the old comedian Plautus,— ~'Advorsum stimulos, laminas, crucesque, compedesque, Nerros, catenas, carceres, numellas, pedicas, boias~.'
    2.7.5 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 5 — The Two Men Clothed in Black (20% in)
  • The criminal advocate, Monsieur Philippe Lheulier, nevertheless, knows a little Hebrew, which he learned in that matter of the Jews of the Rue Kantersten, at Brussels.
    2.7.5 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 5 — The Two Men Clothed in Black (25% in)
  • Nevertheless, one man paced imperturbably back and forth in front of the tavern, gazing at it incessantly, and going no further from it than a pikernan from his sentry-box.
    2.7.7 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 7 — The Mysterious Monk (9% in)
  • The houses on the bridge are not imposing, because there are such multitudes of people; but, nevertheless, the butchers continue to dwell there, who are wealthy folk, and married to very proper and handsome women.
    2.8.1 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 1 — The Crown Changed into a Dry Leaf (54% in)
  • Nevertheless, light was not lacking; a furnace had been constructed in the thickness of the wall; a large fire was lighted there, which filled the vault with its crimson reflections and deprived a miserable candle, which stood in one corner, of all radiance.
    2.8.2 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 2 — Continuation of the Crown.... (7% in)
  • Nevertheless, this periodical visit of the jailer was the sole communication which was left her with mankind.
    2.8.4 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 4 — Lasciate Ogni Speranza.... (15% in)
  • Nevertheless, the charm operated little by little; your dancing whirled through my brain; I felt the mysterious spell working within me.
    2.8.4 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 4 — Lasciate Ogni Speranza.... (56% in)
  • Nevertheless, when she beheld her captain enter, she thought him so handsome, his doublet so new, his baldrick so shining, and his air so impassioned, that she blushed with pleasure.
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (16% in)
  • Nevertheless, he caught sight of the archdeacon prone upon the earth in the mud.
    2.9.1 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 1 — Delirium (69% in)
  • One night, nevertheless, when she was not asleep, but was thinking of her handsome captain, she heard something breathing near her cell.
    2.9.4 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 4 — Earthenware and Crystal (99% in)
  • Nevertheless, she saw a figure gazing at her through the window; a lamp lighted up this apparition.
    2.9.6 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 6 — Continuation of the Key to.... (7% in)
  • Nevertheless, the naivete, the sweetness of the faces, the gayety of the attitudes and draperies, and that inexplicable charm which is mingled with all the defects, render the little figures very diverting and delicate, perchance, even too much so.
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (20% in)
  • After a silence, the priest resumed,— "You are, nevertheless, tolerably poor?"
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (31% in)
  • "But she must leave that place, nevertheless!" he murmured, "the decree is to be executed within three days.
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (60% in)
  • Nevertheless, some noise must have escaped it, were it only a trampling.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (10% in)
  • Nevertheless, he felt that the great door was yielding.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (54% in)
  • Nevertheless, people must do me this justice, that I spend still less money on it than they did, and that I possess a greater modesty of lions, bears, elephants, and leopards.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (22% in)
  • But the woman must be hung, nevertheless.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (97% in)
  • Nevertheless, she did not lose all presence of mind.
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (67% in)
  • Nevertheless, such was his respect for the priest, such his gratitude, his devotion, his love for this man had taken such deep root in his heart, that they resisted, even at this moment, the talons of jealousy and despair.
    2.11.2 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 2 — The Beautiful Creature.... (26% in)
  • He lost ground little by little, nevertheless, his fingers slipped along the spout; he became more and more conscious of the feebleness of his arms and the weight of his body.
    2.11.2 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 2 — The Beautiful Creature.... (86% in)
  • Nevertheless, he collected all the strength which remained to him for a final effort.
    2.11.2 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 2 — The Beautiful Creature.... (92% in)
  • Nevertheless, he was not dead when he reached there.
    2.11.2 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 2 — The Beautiful Creature.... (96% in)

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