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  • But how good soever this reason may be, I will not trust to it, without very evident places of Scripture. Cited from Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes
  • But how disadvantageous soever this system may appear, yet, before the Union, the low price of cattle seems to have rendered it almost unavoidable. Cited from Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith
  • But, how clear soever this idea of the infinity of number be, there is nothing yet more evident than the absurdity of the actual idea of an infinite number. Cited from An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding, Volume I., by John Locke
  • How shocking soever this great Man's talking of himself might have been to his Contemporaries, I must confess I am never better pleased than when he is on this Subject. Cited from The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3, by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele
  • How crabbed soever this malefactor might be towards others, yet so affectionately fond was he of his wife that the taking of her away made him not only uneasy and melancholy, but drove him also into distraction. Cited from Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals, by Arthur L. Hayward
  • How painful soever this inward search or enquiry may appear, it becomes, in some measure, requisite to those, who would describe with success the obvious and outward appearances of life and manners. Cited from An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, D. Hume
  • But, how good soever this advice may be they have given others, it is plain they could not have a due regard to it themselves, so long as they thought the only immediate use of words was to signify ideas, and that the immediate signification of every general name was a DETERMINATE ABSTRACT IDEA. Cited from Principles of Human Knowledge, George Berkeley
  • How incredible soever this appeared, yet Melo, and the principal persons of the town there present, gave credit to it, without the least scruple; considering the manner of his speaking, and his air, which had somewhat of divine in it, and bore the testimony of its truth. Cited from The Works of John Dryden, Volume 16 (of 18), ed. by Walter Scott
  • But, with how great an assurance and acquiescence soever this principle may be entertained in the world, yet whoever shall find in his heart to call it in question may, if I mistake not, perceive it to involve a manifest contradiction. Cited from Principles of Human Knowledge, George Berkeley
  • How pleasing soever this loneliness were to him, yet, his forty days being now expired, he left it, to instruct the villages and neighbour-towns, and principally Monteselice, where the people were grossly ignorant, and knew little of the duties of Christianity. Cited from The Works of John Dryden, Volume 16 (of 18), ed. by Walter Scott