howbeit

how·be·it

 (hou-bē′ĭt)
adv.
Be that as it may; nevertheless.

howbeit

(haʊˈbiːɪt)
sentence connector
however
conj
(subordinating) though; although

how•be•it

(haʊˈbi ɪt)

adv.
1. Archaic. nevertheless.
conj.
2. Obs. although.
[1350–1400]
References in classic literature ?
The cool rushing current quickly brought him to his senses, howbeit he was still so dazed that he groped blindly for the swaying reeds to pull himself up on the bank.
Howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof, for if my head would win him a castle in France it should not fail to go.
Howbeit, nevertheless, after prayer was over, and I was departed home, this occasioned a battle in the churchyard, where, amongst other mischief, the head of a travelling fidler was very much broken.
A whisper still goes about that she had not even family; howbeit, Sir Leicester had so much family that perhaps he had enough and could dispense with any more.
Howbeit, grant them not their full demand at once, for thou shalt find it the quality of this accursed people that they will ask pounds, and peradventure accept of ounces Nevertheless, be it as thou willest, for I am distracted in this thing, and what would my gold avail me if the child of my love should perish
Howbeit, this, though far from the most aggravated, is perhaps the strangest, instance on record, of marital delinquency; and, moreover, as remarkable a freak as may be found in the whole list of human oddities.
Either Saint Antoine had an instinctive sense that the objectionable decoration was gone, or Saint Antoine was on the watch for its disappearance; howbeit, the Saint took courage to lounge in, very shortly afterwards, and the wine-shop recovered its habitual aspect.
Howbeit, it did sometimes happen that it was not easy to find another, without making a long circuit; and so I had passed that way, upon the whole, pretty often.
When I became Joe's 'prentice, Orlick was perhaps confirmed in some suspicion that I should displace him; howbeit, he liked me still less.
Then Diomed killed Axylus son of Teuthranus, a rich man who lived in the strong city of Arisbe, and was beloved by all men; for he had a house by the roadside, and entertained every one who passed; howbeit not one of his guests stood before him to save his life, and Diomed killed both him and his squire Calesius, who was then his charioteer--so the pair passed beneath the earth.
Howbeit, the second school of thought that I would also identify with is that the church is expected to make greater and deeper impact which I find questionable at the moment.
Brown's cats exercise flawless, howbeit sluggish, respectable conduct.