I say all, my father, except
three only--the big black Africander ox, the little red Zulu ox with one horn, and the speckled ox.
Those which did not please him failed commercially: he would not buy them, or sell them, or countenance them; and except
through him, as "master of the industrial situation," nothing could be bought, or sold, or countenanced.
He had two flappers attending him for state, but never made use of them, except
at court and in visits of ceremony, and would always command them to withdraw, when we were alone together.
There is no money in Abyssinia, except
in the eastern provinces, where they have iron coin: but in the chief provinces all commerce is managed by exchange.
This answer left the viceroy in a state of perplexity, not knowing whether he ought to let the combat go on or not; but unable to persuade himself that it was anything but a joke he fell back, saying, "If there be no other way out of it, gallant knights, except
to confess or die, and Don Quixote is inflexible, and your worship of the White Moon still more so, in God's hand be it, and fall on.
Hence it appears that, except
as to the concurrent authority of the President in the article of treaties, it would be difficult to determine whether that magistrate would, in the aggregate, possess more or less power than the Governor of New York.
In some of the States there is an additional Law forbidding Females, under penalty of death, from walking or standing in any public place without moving their backs constantly from right to left so as to indicate their presence to those behind them; others oblige a Woman, when travelling, to be followed by one of her sons, or servants, or by her husband; others confine Women altogether to their houses except
during the religious festivals.
The children were light in color, even lighter than the women, and all looked precisely alike to me, except
that some were taller than others; older, I presumed.
And if his successors had been united they would have enjoyed it securely and at their ease, for there were no tumults raised in the kingdom except
those they provoked themselves.
Wickham appeared, Kitty and Lydia would certainly have continued the occupation, but unluckily no one passed windows now except
a few of the officers, who, in comparison with the stranger, were become "stupid, disagreeable fellows.
General Nathaniel Greene, the best soldier, except
Washington, in the Revolutionary army, was a Quaker and a blacksmith.
There is infinite variety in the gales of wind at sea, and except
for the peculiar, terrible, and mysterious moaning that may be heard sometimes passing through the roar of a hurricane - except
for that unforgettable sound, as if the soul of the universe had been goaded into a mournful groan - it is, after all, the human voice that stamps the mark of human consciousness upon the character of a gale.
The Worm did nothing except
fall off his pony, and knock chips out of gate-posts with his trap.
I don't believe he ever saw the sky except
through the window--pane.
Caswall, who had never before seen any of these things, except
those which he had collected himself, found a constant amusement and interest in them.