The Doctor was always "au contraire" no matter what was said and who said it.
But, au contraire, the shadow of the room beyond had invitation now.
"Au contraire, I feel as if I could never eat again," he said, desperately.
Au contraire, as I find my dear uncle alive, it will be all the easier for him to show himself amiable towards me.
On demeure, au contraire, tonn que le courageux explorateur ait pu mettre dans de telles peintures autant de mouvement et de vrit.
Monsieur Lascelles had said nothing of disapproval until very recently; au contraire, he had much liked Mr. Waring.
Au contraire, il faut avoir toute l'effervescence de la jeunesse pour goter le charme des grandes cits italiennes.
Rien, absolument rien; et, au contraire, vous faites ce qui ne conduit qu'à l'accabler de nouvelles charges.
Poirot, au contraire, was morose the whole evening, and awoke next morning exactly the same as usual.
It is a very absurd idea to suppose that killing birds prevents their chasing, quite "au contraire."