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Preface to the English Dictionary, Samuel Johnson, 1755

Johnson, Samuel. "Johnson, Preface to the Dictionary." A Dictionary of the English Language. London: n.p., 1755. N. pag. Andromeda.rutgers.edu. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

The author uses the word “notwithstanding” in line 17 to mean

A

because of.

B

contrasted to.

C

created from.

D

inspired by.

E

in spite of.

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