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although
used in Carrie

11 uses
  • We could sell the house-it's worth $20,000 easy-and although we probably won't realize half of that, we'll probably go ahead and put it up.
  • Although I can't understand why her mother ..."
  • Not all of them, although some of them may rat on the rest.
  • She had never gotten on her knees in a public place again, although she had not told Momma that.
  • Yet although she had swum and had laughed when they ducked her (until she couldn't get her breath any more and they kept doing it and she got panicky and began to scream) and had tried to take part in the camp's activities, a thousand practical jokes had been played on ol' prayin' Carrie and she had come home on the bus a week early, her eyes red and socketed from weeping, to be picked up by Momma at the station, and Momma had told her grimly that she should treasure the memory of her...
  • He spoke formally into the intercom, although he could see the man in the outer office through his window, and certainly knew his face from pictures in the local paper.
  • Sue nodded and raised a hand, although dislike rose in her throat like a paper snake.
  • The press hasn't understood it, the scientists at Duke University haven't understood it, David Congress hasn't understood it-although his The Shadow Exploded is probably the only half-decent book written on the subject-and certainly the White Commission which used me as a handy scapegoat, did not understand it.
  • Carrie remained seated, although her upper body swayed.
  • Far below, to the left, where the high school parking lot was-the ring of sodium arc lamps made it a sure landmark, although the school building itself was invisible in the dark-a spark glowed as if God had struck a flint-and-steel.
  • The Congregational Church on Carlin Street is gone, swept away by fire, but the brick Catholic Church still stands on Elm Street, and the trim Methodist Church on outer Main Street, although singed by fire, is unhurt.

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