On the contrary, I didn't even hear it.
There was a contrary opinion of course!
Somehow it seemed contrary to his character - any of them.
Contrary to your opinion, I do respect your judgment.
On the contrary, I was flattered.
Julie on the contrary accepted his attentions readily, though in a manner peculiar to herself.
As much evidence as there was to the contrary, she couldn't believe Yancey was involved in drugs.
She wasn't irresponsible, a blabbermouth or a liar – contrary to what both of them seemed to think.
Contrary to Bilibin's forecast the news he had brought was joyfully received.
Contrary to the others, my employment wasn't a career and frankly, I didn't enjoy what I was doing.
They reviewed contrary viewpoints.
Contrary winds prevented him from succeeding in his fifteen attempts to cross the seas to Ireland.
"On the contrary it's very interesting!" replied Pierre not quite truthfully.
But the roll of the drums did not make the looting soldiers run in the direction of the drum as formerly, but made them, on the contrary, run farther away.
So why this nagging feeling to the contrary, like he was missing something?
Pierre maintained the contrary, and as his mental faculties were greater and more resourceful, Nicholas felt himself cornered.
It tends on the contrary to be low on days of fog or rain.
On the contrary, the lower members of each tend to converge towards the lower members of all the others.
These sights and sounds had no depressing or intimidating effect on him; on the contrary, they stimulated his energy and determination.
On the contrary, I am very glad to make your acquaintance, said Pierre.
On the contrary, I will do what I can.
Contrary to his expectation, Davout, after hearing him, became still surlier and ruder.
The best generals I have known were, on the contrary, stupid or absent-minded men.
On the contrary, just because he happened to be there he thought it one of the least significant parts of the field.
For the most part things happened contrary to their orders.
On the contrary the greater the heat the more solidified the remaining snow becomes.
On the contrary, even Christian theology makes at least the effort to show that the thought of God regulates the whole system of belief.
In the contrary case, Your Majesty, I shall see myself forced to repel an attack that nothing on my part has provoked.
Not only does a good army commander not need any special qualities, on the contrary he needs the absence of the highest and best human attributes--love, poetry, tenderness, and philosophic inquiring doubt.
On the contrary, I ask you to go with all your belongings to our estate near Moscow, and I promise you I will see to it that there you shall want for nothing.
On the contrary, he is probably pursuing you with detachments, or at most with an army corps much weaker than the army entrusted to you.
But it is worthy of special attention that the mere chemical composition of agricultural and garden soils is, as a rule, the least important feature about them, popular opinion to the contrary notwithstanding.
This simultaneous discussion of many topics did not prevent a clear understanding but on the contrary was the surest sign that they fully understood one another.
On the contrary, now is the best of all.
Anna Pavlovna Scherer on the contrary, despite her forty years, overflowed with animation and impulsiveness.
Prince Vasili approached first, and she kissed the bold forehead that bent over her hand and answered his question by saying that, on the contrary, she remembered him quite well.
"On the contrary, that coiffure suits the princess very well," said Prince Vasili.
On the contrary it tormented her more than anything else of late, and particularly so on this bright, hot summer day in town.
In any event, nearly everything that Lord Wright said is directly contrary to the approach of the judges.
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?
The Development Control and Environmental Protection Committee refused the application contrary to officer advice.