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Historical Examples

After this enters Lear with the dead Cordelia in his arms, altho he is more than eighty years old and ill.
Tolstoy on Shakespeare Leo Tolstoy

I have spoken at length in regard to these limitations, altho we all know of them or should.
The Price of a Soul William Jennings Bryan

altho they pined to succeed as play-makers, they scorned the trouble of mastering the methods of the theater.
Inquiries and Opinions Brander Matthews

Let us not be like a Troubled House, altho’ we are so much haunted by the Devils.
The Wonders of the Invisible World Cotton Mather

The height of the full grown stalk is from eighteen to twenty inches, altho they sometimes grow higher.
Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding

I cannot prevail on myself at once to say—I will, altho’ I apprehend I must.
Private letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 2 (of 2) Edward Gibbon

altho the logs are carried by the river, they have to be “driven” with amazing skill and bravery.
Handwork in Wood William Noyes

altho he is waiting to publish the great cyclopedia, he is patient and cold.
The Spirit of the Ghetto Hutchins Hapgood

Macaulay has obtained a reputation which, altho deservedly great, is yet in a remarkable measure undeserved.
The Best of the World’s Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. X (of X) – America – II, Index Various

He is a Northerner, altho’ he was born in Kentucky, and for his sake I love them all.
Lincoln Day Entertainments Various

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