all the more

See: a fortiori
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It sounded dull--it sounded strange; and all the more so because of his main condition."
And Simon Ockley's History of the Saracens recounts the prodigies of individual valor, with admiration all the more evident on the part of the narrator that he seems to think that his place in Christian Oxford requires of him some proper protestations of abhorrence.
(8) And this inversion is all the more striking since it involves another aspect of the ovine figure, the religious connotations of Christ as lamb of God, and of humankind as God's, or Christ's, flock, or even the flock of the king: these sheep are no longer meek, no longer require pastoral care, and bring troubles into the world, rather than taking away its cares.
Would-be visitors unexpectedly confronted the conflation of political and spatial barriers, an experience made all the more jarring and timely following the softening of borders within the EU, as well as their recent tightening in other parts of the world.
The Marlboro Man imagery of the imagined West is stunningly seductive, and all the more striking given that Prince continued the series, so powerfully identified with the '80s, over the course of two decades.
Wilson's version of Proust, already subjected to a liberal critique, was all the more vulnerable to More's conservative critique.
These strong points render the book's shortcomings all the more unfortunate.