THIS page provides hundreds of example sentences taken from English literature, illustrating the use of various words.

‘Although’

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Although’.

1

Tom was not afraid of the dragon, although he had never spoken to one before.

From ‘The Book of Dragons’, by Edith Nesbit.

2

A great portent appeared to them, of which Xerxes made no account, although it was easy to conjecture its meaning, — a mare gave birth to a hare.

From ‘History’, by Herodotus.

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Make

At first I could not make much sense of what I heard.

From ‘Jane Eyre’, by Charlotte Brontë.

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