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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALTHOUGH

The feed is good a mile down from the spring, although it is very old and dry.

I was glad to meet the party again, although we were in a bad position.

We got enough at Figtree Gully to satisfy them, although there is not a great supply.

I suppose there are a number of girls here, although it's early.

I have another letter from Mr. Lovelace, although I had not answered his former.

Although my heart was ready to burst, yet could I neither weep nor speak.

I am sure it was not thus my fault you had not, although you treat me thus.

The good woman, although low in circumstance, is great in mind!

But Allister had not come in, although he was usually the first at a rendezvous.

Then we had a great deal to thank Almighty God for, although slaves.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., althagh, compound of all + though, showing once-common emphatic use of all. "All though was originally more emphatic than though, but by 1400 it was practically only a variant of it, and all having thus lost its independent force, the phrase was written as one word" [OED].

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