1 The second, and more serious one, was that Gerald was a "new man," despite his nearly ten years' residence, and a foreigner.
2 Gerald knew that despite the genuine liking of the County men with whom he hunted, drank and talked politics there was hardly one whose daughter he could marry.
3 Her spirits drooped, despite the efforts of the whole plantation to revive them.
4 I fear he will be severe with you despite my pleadings.
5 Hope firm, unshaken despite the defeats of the summer before.
6 The reason he had applied for transfer to the front, despite his useless arm, was that he realized, as the civilian population did not, the seriousness of the situation.
7 They swarmed on Melanie despite the fan Scarlett kept in constant motion.
8 Scarlett was surprised to see that Suellen could be almost pretty, despite the thinness which had persisted since her illness.
9 "He won't be back," said Frank and, despite his efforts, his face drooped.
10 He made an effort at dignity, despite his anger.
11 Suppose despite all her charms and wiles, he refused to marry her.
12 He was dirty and unshaven and without a cravat but somehow jaunty despite his dishabille, and his dark eyes were snapping joyfully at the sight of her.
13 I always felt that women had a hardness and endurance unknown to men, despite the pretty idea taught me in childhood that women are frail, tender, sensitive creatures.
14 She would be stunned and incredulous and would speak gentle words that stung despite their gentleness, would talk of honor and honesty and truth and duty to one's neighbor.
15 She knew that despite all her watchfulness he was still selling her lumber behind her back, but she thought it would be easy to find the right sort of man.