Phrases with "although"

John Lewis Burckhard These, however, seldom occur between tribes who are immediate neighbours: among whom although war often happens, it is generally soon succeeded by peace and alliance. Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

Henry James My dear mother — I have kept you posted as far as Tuesday week last, and, although my letter will not have reached you yet, I will begin another before my news accumulates too much. A Bundle of Letters by Henry James [1879]

Elizabeth Gaskell His words had lingered in her heart with a sort of call to heaven, like distant Sabbath bells, although in her despair she had turned away from his voice. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

Robert Louis Stevenson He must be deformed somewhere; he gives a strong feeling of deformity, although I couldn’t specify the point. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson [1886]

Elizabeth Gaskell He was glad that her gaieties were not more gay; he was glad that she was not too much admired, although a little indignant at the want of taste on the part of the —— shire gentlemen. A Dark Night’s Work by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

For, although it was but a man who lay at her feet, it had been easier for her to look upon a god. The Mystery of Choice by Robert W. Chambers [1896]

The Arabs told me I could reach the N’yanza in fifteen to seventeen marches, and I returned in sixteen, although I had to take a circuitous line instead of a direct one. Journal of a Cruise on the Tanganyika Lake by John Hanning Speke [1864]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I have examined your patent and found, although the idea seems so simple, that it is sound. The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Harry was not married, although he had insinuated some matrimonial ambiguities in his talk with old Mildred. But I believe he swore truly when he vowed that he never would marry. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Edgar Allan Poe At first I proceeded with extreme caution, for the floor, although seemingly of solid material, was treacherous with slime. The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe

Now, I argue he wouldn’t take that risk, although a comparatively small one, if he were well in funds. The Secret of the Sandhills by Arthur Gask [1921]

But Cohen would not expose himself to the displeasure of the Emperor, although he has English protection. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

He smiled feebly on them all, climbed to his feet, found that he could walk, although his body ached and blood trickled from under the bandage. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

With the sure instinct of childhood I apprehended his tenderness, although it was never expressed in common ways. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Benjamin Disraeli The two foremost of his enemies fell, but the impulse of the numbers prevailed, and each instant, although dealing destruction with every blow, he felt himself losing ground. The Rise of Iskander by Benjamin Disraeli [1834]

Thomas Hardy He said that although you were to be married on Old Christmas Day — that is tomorrow — he had noticed your appearance with pity: he thought you loved me still. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

Edgar Allan Poe It was this — my chin rested upon the floor of the prison, but my lips and the upper portion of my head, although seemingly at a less elevation than the chin, touched nothing. Old World Romances by Edgar Allan Poe

Robert Louis Stevenson But although he may be thus surprised at the first glance, his astonishment will grow greater, as he experiences the effects of the climate on himself. Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson

Anthony Trollope The debate fashioned itself after this speech of Mr Turnbull’s, and turned again very much upon the ballotalthough it had been thought that the late debate had settled that question. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

E. Phillips Oppenheim He leaned with an air of caution toward his dapper host, and, although it might have seemed that no two men in the county were so completely alone, he lowered his voice. The Man Without Nerves by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Elizabeth Gaskell The shopmen were lazily taking down the shutters, although it was near eight o’clock; for the day was long enough for the purchases people made in that quarter of the town, while trade was so flat. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

Anthony Trollope He was beginning to hate Adrian Urmand. He was beginning to hate the young man, although he knew that it was his duty to go on with the marriage. The Golden Lion of Granpere by Anthony Trollope

Rafael Sabatini Stifling his disgust, Casanova assured them that, although it was impossible for him to afford them details of how he intended to proceed, he was perfectly confident of success. Casanova’s Alibi by Rafael Sabatini

There were logs burning on the hearth, although the first chill winds of autumn had not yet been felt: but the Baroness kept a fire in her room all the year round. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Lucy Maud Montgomery But I don’t mind being beaten by Diana. Even although we meet as strangers now I still love her with an INEXTINGUISHABLE love. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

Jules Verne And, what was more extraordinary, the rumor was true, although very few believed it. Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne [1887]

Guy de Maupassant His employees, although grumbling a little at being thus rewarded in the person of their chief, thought it wise, nevertheless, to offer him a cross studded with paste diamonds. Sundays of a Bourgeois (Les Dimanches d’un bourgeois de Paris) by Guy de Maupassant [1880]

For Herries, although to-day he could not see, this coming into the open was like walking out of a house and closing the door behind him. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

It drew after it swarms of libels and lampoons, levelled almost exclusively at Pope, although the cipher of the joint authors stood entwined upon the title-page. Pope by Thomas De Quincey

Andrew Lang Now the ogre, although he was so hideous to look upon, had a very kind heart, and when he saw how restless and unhappy Antonio was, he at once gave him leave to go home on a visit. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Willa Cather Captain Forrester, although he had given her handsomer ones, liked to see her wear these, because they had been his mother’s. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather [1923]

William Makepeace Thackeray We HAD scaling-ladders at the commencement of the assault, although it was quite impossible to carry them beyond the first line of batteries. The Tremendous Adventures of Major Gahagan by William Makepeace Thackeray [1838]

Anthony Trollope Such is their character, although there have been such men as Papineau, and although there have been times in which English rule has been unpopular with the French settlers. North America by Anthony Trollope

Rafael Sabatini And now, although there was still no sign of recognition in her wistful countenance, yet her eyes looked straight across and met his own. Casanova’s Alibi by Rafael Sabatini

Leon Trotsky Even L.D. found it hard to be cross with them, although they had disobeyed instructions, and instead of continuing their journey were waiting there in the face of everyone — an unnecessary risk. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Jules Verne Who were these two gentlemen? We do not know, although this would be an excellent opportunity to hand down their names to posterity. Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne [1887]

H. G. Wells And as Phi-oo rolled him over into the darkness among the livid fleshiness again I felt a distinctly unpleasant sensation, although as he rolled the insect in him was confessed. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

Jules Verne But, although the long twilight yet lingered, the crowd was already dispersing, the streets were gradually becoming empty, and at length everyone retired to his dwelling. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

Braddock was educating him, although he paid him very little in the way of wages. The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume

This manoeuvre succeeded each time, although Madame Desvarennes had seen through it from the first. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

Leon Trotsky In many questions he was in a minority of one, even within the Zimmerwald left wing, to which I did not formally belong, although I was close to it on all-important questions. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Yet you declare that, although you stood in full view of the yard, you did not see him. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

Charles Dickens You must know that, although I have used the term “expectations” more than once, you are not endowed with expectations only. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Anthony Trollope He still thought that credit should be given to that letter from Sir Francis, although he was aware that to Sir Francis himself as a man he would have given no credit whatsoever. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Having finished this business, we visited the police, and with them went to the Station; but, unfortunately, Black saw us coming and got away, although he was chased for many miles into the scrub. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

Now, although the most delightful occupation in life is undoubtedly sketching, it must be admitted that the sketcher at Abou Simbel works under difficulties. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Elizabeth Gaskell So these words of the valuers cut him sharp, although he affected to disbelieve them, and tried to persuade himself that he did so. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

H.P. Lovecraft Still dazed, I bade my host good night and went upstairs with the lamp, although I had an excellent pocket flashlight with me. The Whisperer in Darkness by H.P. Lovecraft [1930]

Montezuma, alarmed at these signs of defection, took counsel again of his impotent deities; but, although the altars smoked with fresh hecatombs of human victims, he obtained no cheering response. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Jules Verne Restored by a few hours’ rest, Nadia had regained the physical energy which misery had sometimes overcome, although without ever having shaken her moral energy. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

The weather was exceedingly hot, although the previous summer months had been reasonably cool, the heat having been tempered by southerly sea breezes. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

I had grown a little angry, and would not betray the least symptom of fear, although I felt that sensation profoundly. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Geoffrey Chaucer But that science is so fer us biforn, We mowen nat, although we hadden sworn, It over-take, it slit awey so faste. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

It was not the fallen-on-evil-times look of the house — although that was evident; it was the sheer ugliness of it. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey

Thomas Hardy She could hear nothing through the floor, although she listened intently, and thereupon went to the kitchen to finish her interrupted breakfast. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

I got a bad view of his face the whole time, although he made a brave show of asking me to pull that curtain. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

He was ill again, although he did not heed it. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman Her wants and her sister’s were very few, and even the niece, although a young girl, had small expenses, since her wardrobe was supplied for years to come from that of the deceased aunt. The Southwest Chamber by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman

We had powerful reverberations of thunder, and forked and vivid lightnings played around, but no rain fell, although the atmosphere was surcharged with electricity and moisture. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Thomas Hardy This spot is visible for miles by day, although it does not seem so now. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

M. P. Shiel Here Cobby whispered at Macray’s ear: “No sentries?”—for at this oddity, although it had an aspect of luck, he felt nevertheless a vague apprehension. Children of the Wind by M. P. Shiel [1923]

George Gilfillan Pope denied the charge, although it is very possible, both from his own temperament, and from the frequent occurrence of similar cases of baseness in literary life, that it may have been true. Life of Alexander Pope by George Gilfillan

E. Phillips Oppenheim I stayed there, although she refused always to see me. The Long Arm of Mannister by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1909]

She was altogether free from vice, although she was a homely person and of barbarian descent, as I have already said. The Secret History of the Court of Justinian by Procopius [1896]

Anthony Trollope But her ladyship had twenty-four hours’ start of him — although he did his best; and when he reached Portray Castle the door was shut in his face. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Maybe he couldn’t get a job because nobody would trust him, although it was true as Faye said that a lot of people were out of work nowadays. The Day of the Locust by Nathanael Wes

Jonathan Swif Has not your Dean of St. Patrick received my letter? you say nothing of it, although I writ above a month ago. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Algernon Blackwood It was only after the first week or two that these changes became marked, although this is the proper place, I think, to speak of them. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

George MacDonald It was a still more gentle voice now, although six times as large and loud as it had been, and he thought it sounded a little like his mother’s. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

Theodore Dreiser She was sorry for his tactless proposal at this time, although she knew well enough the innocence and virtue of the emotion from which it sprung. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

I do not love this Monsoreau much more than you, although I have not the same reason to detest him, so let us speak of the wife instead of the husband. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

E. Phillips Oppenheim I am therefore leaving at once for abroad, although how I am to live anywhere in comfort on the miserable income I now possess, I cannot tell. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

Lucy Maud Montgomery Well, I hope she’ll be satisfied at last, for I know she’s been hankering after those silly sleeves ever since they came in, although she never said a word after the first. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

She seemed to know everything about London, although she had never been there. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Anthony Trollope Sir Louis, however, came with four, and very arrogant looked, leaning back in the barouche belonging to the George and Dragon, and wrapped up in fur, although it was now midsummer. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

James Payn Think then—whatever’s said—‘Well, she was always kind to me; and when I wooed her daughter (you will own) she was kind too, although I did not think so then. Mirk Abbey by James Payn [1866]

Edgar Allan Poe He now knew that some accident had occurred, and that he was in the water, although his mouth was above the surface, and he could breathe with some freedom. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe

Thomas Hardy Winterborne, although he had seen it, had not taken it into account. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

On reconsidering the subject, he announced, to the disappointment of some amongst us, that, although the physical discovery was now complete, he saw a moral difficulty. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

R. D. Blackmore Even stern Maunder was sorry for him, although he despised him for feeling it. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Richard Hakluy Also the compass at such elevation doth very suddenly vary, which things must of force have been their destruction, although they had been men of much more skill than the Indians are. Voyages in Search of The North-West Passage by Richard Hakluy

E. Phillips Oppenheim His companion, on the other hand, although he did his best to conceal the fact, was already beginning to find an amazing piquancy in the situation. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

Even although Dericka doesn’t like me she must admit that I have been good to her father in that way. The Crowned Skull by Fergus Hume

Jack London On the other hand, although we fired barely thirty shots, I saw Laban and Timothy Grant each get an Indian. Laban told me that from the first only the Indians had done the shooting. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Moreover, although she had not known it, she was a woman to whom motherhood was the only possible complete fulfilment. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Guy de Maupassan He dressed hastily and repaired to M. Walter’s house, although it was scarcely eight o’clock. Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassan

Povert is this, although it seme sorrow, Possessioun no other wight wil borrow. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

George Eliot Any place in Pendrell’s Bank, I fear, is now closed against such as are not Churchmen. It used not to be so, but a year ago he discharged Brother Bodkin, although he was a valuable servant. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

The dining-room looked dreary enough when the two men entered it, although the table gave promise of a very substantial luncheon; but there was no one to welcome them, or to officiate at the banquet. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Sigmund Freud In another case I note the fact that although the wish that excites the dream is a contemporary wish it is nevertheless greatly reinforced by memories of childhood. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

It was her nature to be excited, and that nature had not changed although she was forty-six years of age. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

What was worse, Masterman had refused to attend the lecture on ‘Education: Its Aims, Objects, Purposes, and Desirability’, although invited to the platform. The Wrong Box by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

William Hope Hodgson It is curious how all this flashed through my mind, and held my attention — although only momentarily — in the face of the Skipper’s storming. The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson

The fire was still burning, although it was very low, but the moon was shining through the window and made everything visible, quite plainly. The Master Spy by Arthur Gask [1936]

James Payn Somehow or other, although the odds are two to one, “it’s always his cursed luck to have him for a partner. Mirk Abbey by James Payn [1866]

Anthony Trollope Mr. Arabin, however, was firm, and, although the archdeacon fussed and fumed about it, would not give way. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Leon Trotsky I answered that, although I was loath to part with so select a company, I would not dare to object. My Life by Leon Trotsky

His heart trembled, but not the hand that held the knife, although he had never before attempted so difficult a task. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

Anthony Trollope On that Wednesday his name was absolutely not mentioned between them, although each of them was thinking of him throughout the day. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

I had followed Carrabin to those tenements in Lisson Grove, where he had gone to see his son, Joe, although I didn’t find until afterwards that it was Joe he had been to see. The House on the Fens by Arthur Gask [1940]

Edgar Allan Poe Corroborated the testimony, and the opinions of M. Dumas. “Nothing farther of importance was elicited, although several other persons were examined. The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe

The face was quite distinct, although I could not make up my mind if it was the face of a man or a devil. Marvels and Mysteries by Richard Marsh

Wilkie Collins Now, although Mr. Blyth was not over-successful in the adult department of portrait-art, he was invariably victorious in the infant department. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

R. D. Blackmore One more pipe in the old home, Tilly. After all I am well contented with it, although now and then I grumble; and I don’t like so much cleaning. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Bram Stoker Whilst asleep she looked stronger, although more haggard, and her breathing was softer. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

I doubted, however, if she would be alongside us at three miles, although at two, with her light weight of nine stone seven, she would have been a most dangerous proposition. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

Jack London The knife-thrusts scarcely more than drew blood through the so great thickness of cloth, although I was scratched to bleeding in a round dozen of places. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I am fond of Germany, although I see her faults, but she could not possibly occupy all my affections. The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Jules Verne Their fur is in considerable demand, although not so valuable as that of the sable, which becomes a dark lustrous brown in the winter. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

Anthony Trollope Mrs Prime is still Mrs Prime; and will, I think, remain so, although Mr Prong is occasionally seen to call at the cottage. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Since that period I have had no fatal case in my practice, although I have had several dangerous cases. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Tobias Smolle About five years ago, in my passage from Flushing to Dover, the master of the packet-boat brought-to all of a sudden off the South Foreland, although the wind was as favourable as it could blow. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

Henry David Thoreau But although these oaks almost invariably die if the pines are not cut down, it is probable that they do better for a few years under their shelter than they would anywhere else. The Succession of Forest Trees by Henry David Thoreau

Bronislaw Malinowski For although the ties between parents and children last throughout life, still after reaching puberty the children enter into new relationships, which superimpose themselves on the former ones. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

I felt there was something wrong when you came in, although you would not own there was. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

Once to have exercised this sense-freed perception is to realize that the gift of prophecy, although the subject of such frequent marvel, is no longer mysterious. The Shell of Sense by Olivia Howard Dunbar

Bronislaw Malinowski Moreover, this assumption, although hypothetical, lies quite within the limits of verification. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

E. T. A. Hoffmann Fair Christina was again looking forward with joy to the wedding, although Traugott seldom showed himself — and thought still less of his relations with her. Arthur’s Hall by E. T. A. Hoffmann

Edgar Allan Poe The meat was tender, but excessively rank and fishy, although the men devoured it with avidity, and declared it excellent eating. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe

Walter Scott The following ballad is also inaccurate in many other particulars, and is much shorter, and more indistinct, than that printed in the Reliques, although many verses are almost the same. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border by Walter Scott [1802-1803]

Theodore Dreiser Aileen knew this, although she could not prove it to be true. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

E. Phillips Oppenheim I am a German and a patriot, although my heart is bitter against those who are bringing this blot upon our country. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

We had many fine chases; yet, although our dogs ran fast, the rascals generally escaped. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Elizabeth Gaskell He had already found that out, although it was not twenty-four hours since Sylvia had promised to be his. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell [1863]

Algernon Blackwood Mrs. LeVallon dropped her eyes from mine, although the question in their penetrating gaze still lingered. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Eunuchs, who have the charge of the women, are allowed to marry, although they cannot have any family. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

But although there was anger and detestation, at times, in the old General’s manner, there was nothing flighty. Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Elizabeth Gaskell No prayer, no masses, will ever do it, although they may strengthen her with that strength by which alone acts of deepest love and purest self-devotion may be performed. The Poor Clare by Elizabeth Gaskell [1856]

Charles Stur But, although it might be said that the intense heat of the summer had passed, there still were intervals of most oppressive weather. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

Benjamin Disraeli But although I crib, I am candid, and you see I fairly own it to you. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

She was very cold, so she drank some gin, although it was not as a rule her weakness. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Robert Louis Stevenson It was a trifling hurt, although it bled somewhat freely, and I dressed it as well as I could (for its position made it difficult to reach) with some rag and cold water from the spring. The Pavilion on the Links by Robert Louis Stevenson

Jules Verne In fact as the fulling- mill was there, although not then in use, its beam moved with extreme power would serve to stretch out the wire by rolling it round itself. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

The males would seize hold of his finger, if held in front of them, but not so the females, although they have stronger jaws. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Edgar Allan Poe From Alfred Tennyson, although in perfect sincerity I regard him as the noblest poet that ever lived, I have left myself time to cite only a very brief specimen. The Poetic Principle by Edgar Allan Poe [1848]

Nathaniel Hawthorne She addresses the people in a wild, shrill voice, — wild and shrill it must be to suit such a figure, — which makes them tremble and turn pale, although they crowd open-mouthed to hear her. The Snow Image and other stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1851]

Yet we find on August 12 that Hawthorne had become thoroughly disenchanted with his Arcadian life, although he admits that the labors of the farm were not so pressing as they had been. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

E. Phillips Oppenheim In a way, although they had lived under the same roof since childhood, they were conscious of a certain aloofness between them and him. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

O, little roots, nipped by the winter, who do not awake although the summer pass above you with innumerable feet. The Secret Rose by William Butler Yeats [1897]

In his wildest moment Fionn was thoughtful, and now, although running hard, he was thoughtful. Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens

E. Phillips Oppenheim A light has been let in upon my spirits, although I cannot tell from whence. The Postmaster of Market Deignton by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

Frederick Marryat In the morning they set off again, by Chaloner’s advice paying for nothing that they had ordered, although they had all of them plenty of money. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

Charles Stur Flood had also obeyed my orders; but could find no water in the lower branches of the creek, although there was so much in it nearer the hills. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

The door, which was of wood, opened inwards fairly easily, although an accumulation of mould and rubbish on the ground outside showed it had not been used for many years. Let Loose by Mary Cholmondeley [1890]

Anthony Trollope Thus she let that day pass by, although she knew that the writing of the letter would be an affair of much time to her. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

This man has planned all these murders, although now I can hardly believe he himself took any part in carrying them out. The Tragedy of the Silver Moon by Arthur Gask [1940]

Jonathan Swif I doubt not but you will have the Prophecy in Ireland, although it is not published here, only printed copies given to friends. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

There was, beside, a scar, which, however, was not a very glaring inconsistency, although it was plainly of a much older standing than the date of Mark’s disappearance. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

But although you dislike me so very much, would you not perhaps allow me to say a word about your husband?’ ‘No,’ she answered. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Andrew Lang Among the rest was an artist of powers far greater than his own, although scarcely so happy in turning them to profitable account. The Library by Andrew Lang

But Carey—that’s Rockage—must have everything as grand as grand, although the footmen have holes in their stockings, and there isn’t food to go round. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Charles Stur And I may here remark, although I shall again have to allude to it, that their wool did not grow afterwards to any length. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

In all things he feels the will of the magnetiser, although that will be not expressed. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

You must understand I was high up in my bedroom and although I couldn’t see the bathing pool from the window, I could see her and she, I am sure, was crouching down, watching everything. The Tragedy of the Silver Moon by Arthur Gask [1940]

Elizabeth Gaskell Her mother caught a severe cold, and Dixon herself was evidently not well, although Margaret could not insult her more than by trying to save her, or by taking any care of her. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

Marjorie Bowen The chamber was dark, although it was full noonday. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

He succeeded in the latter attempt, but was never caught, although he was frequently seen roving about the forests and moors with his gun. The Maker of Moons by Robert W. Chambers

Jack London By the time each had finished his own bottle and from his rags fished forth a second one, their brains were well-mellowed and a~glow, although they had not got around to telling their real names. The Red One by Jack London [1918]

For although she was greatly enjoying it all she was also rather frightened. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Charles Dickens For, although an ingenious Allegory relating to a butcher, a three-legged stool, a dog, and a leg of mutton, this narrative consumed time; and they were in great suspense. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

You also, although you danced to the music of my pipes, have covered your face against me and made no reverence. The Crock of Gold by James Stephens

George MacDonald I do indeed believe you, although I can neither see nor feel the truth of what you say. Lilith by George MacDonald

She is not a happy woman, although her aunt is dead and has left her a handsome estate. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Jack London In the shouting of the wind and the roar of water we heard nothing, although the crack of the brig’s stout ribs and deckbeams must have been enough to waken a hamlet on a peaceful night. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Theodore Dreiser Robert felt that although Lester was a tremendously decent fellow and his brother, he wasn’t pliable enough to suit his needs. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

The tintype establishment was soon to become a thing of the past, although its deadly work along the peaceful and helpless Spanish Main was never effaced. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]

The cause will not begrudge him that, although he has done his utmost to thwart our participation in this venture. Nightmare! by Francis Stevens

D. H. Lawrence He was dressed for dinner, as usual in the evening, although he was alone. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

James Payn Ah, that’s life itself!—And yet, although you are so old, Madame, I dare say you remember your youthful days, when you were fair—for you were fair, I see—and courted. Mirk Abbey by James Payn [1866]

D. H. Lawrence For although Mr. May was rather fond, in an epicurean way, of his own body, yet other people’s bodies rather made him shudder. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

Jeremy Bentham Unnatural, when it means any thing, means unfrequent: and there it means something; although nothing to the present purpose. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Nathaniel Hawthorne It was not, however, an effervescing wine, although its delicate piquancy produced a somewhat similar effect upon the palate. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

Jules Verne Preparations for the approaching winter went on apace, and there was really nothing wanting to Fort Hope, although it had not been revictualled by Captain Craventy’s detachment. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

However, we were never favoured with a personal visit from the lot, although the next station was. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

For this reason many men were anxious to prove to him that they were villains, although they really were not such. The Secret History of the Court of Justinian by Procopius [1896]

Robert Louis Stevenson The Maire of Castel-le-Gachis, although inaccessible to the charms of music as retailed by the Berthelinis, had no hesitation whatever as to the rights of the matter. Providence and the Guitar by Robert Louis Stevenson

George Borrow I arrived safely at the capital of the Asturias, although at a rather unpropitious season, for the din of war was at the gate, and there was the cry of the captains and the shouting. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

Richard Burton The Hanafi school holds the first rank at Al-Madinah, as in most parts of Al-Islam, although many of the citizens, and almost all the Badawin, are Shafe’is. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

E. Phillips Oppenheim I went through with the supper, although I hated it. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

Benjamin Disraeli But although invited, he had hitherto avoided being their visitor; and the comparatively secluded life which he now led prevented him from seeing them often at other houses. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

Lying on the sand-slope to the north, a single capital showed signs of double brackets, although both have been broken off:230 the maximum diameter across the top was 0. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

H. Rider Haggard Arthur, who had come up early to the Quinta, Mildred, and Miss Terry were all seated at breakfast in a room that looked out to the sea, which, although the wind had died away, still ran rather high. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

Anthony Trollope Mr Mortimer Gazebee is, after all, only an attorney; and, although you speak of his great-grandfather, he is a man of no blood whatsoever. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Francis Bacon But best of all is it seen in frost and snow, which assume such a consistency that they can be almost cut with a knife, although they are formed out of air and water, both fluids. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

He said that when they tried to take the packet from Roucolle he clasped it to his breast and struggled like a madman, although he was seventy-four years old. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

Robert Louis Stevenson Fielding, on the other hand, although he had recognised that the novel was nothing else than an epic in prose, wrote in the spirit not of the epic, but of the drama. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

Jack London Oh, he had Summerface in on the carpet, and, although Summerface insisted the package contained tobacco, Winwood swore it was dynamite and was believed. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Theodore Dreiser The difference between himself and his wife had now become a matter of common knowledge in the family, and, although there were some faint efforts made to smooth the matter over, no good resulted. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Charles Stur I did not yet know whether the waters of the lake were salt or fresh, although I feared they were salt. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

Abraham Merri Quite evidently, although an alarm had been sounded for me, the fact that I could speak the Uighur had not been told. Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

Edgar Allan Poe Besides, although I was evidently approaching the surface below me, it was with a speed by no means commensurate with the velocity I had at first so horribly conceived. The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall by Edgar Allan Poe [1835]

Then as he came to know her more truly he found that, although she wished to dominate, she could be led by her affections almost anywhere. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

In fact no Crowned Heads were present, nor could they persuade the balloon to rise, although a great many people paid five francs to stand within the ropes to see it do so. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Elizabeth Gaskell The worst was, there was no fault to be found with Maggie herself, although she might want the accomplishments he desired to see in his son’s wife. The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Gaskell [1851]

Maria Edgeworth I hope by that time you will insist upon my burning it; which, at your request, I shall do with pleasure, although it contains several good sentences. Forester by Maria Edgeworth

No, no, although he was only a gardener at the Manor he is not of that class. The Storm Breaks by Arthur Gask [1949]

You see, people can’t get on without a head, although it is only on the Volga, which is like a straight road. In the World by Maksim Gorky

Walter Scott I trust we have not very far to go, although the knowledge that our journey is shortened by a few miles has so much recovered my fatigue, that methinks I could dance all the rest of the way. Castle Dangerous by Walter Scott [1832]

Jack London He scarcely observed her act, although he yielded automatically to his gentler instincts and withheld the knife-hack. The Red One by Jack London [1918]

This hair, fine, silky, and luxuriant, was white, although its owner could not have been more than thirty-seven years of age. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]