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    #1

    His eyes kindly yet accusing.

    Quoted from a novel by Brian Moore- The lonely passion of Judith Hearne

    "Miss Hearne unwrapped the white tissue paper which covered the coloured oleograph of the Sacred Heart. His place was at
    the head of the bed, His fingers raised in benediction, His eyes kindly yet accusing. He was old and the painted halo around
    His head was beginning to show little cracks."

    Dear Teachers,

    May I read "yet" as "still" or "now"?

    Thank you for your teaching.

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    Re: yet

    No, you can understand it as "but".
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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    #3

    Re: yet

    I have added more words to your thread title.

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