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yet

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except (for)

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to the exclusion of anyone or anything else

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and nothing more

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In his seat he had nothing of the awkwardness of the convent, but displayed the easy and habitual grace of a well-trained horseman.
High features, naturally strong and powerfully expressive, had been burnt almost into Negro blackness by constant exposure to the tropical sun, and might, in their ordinary state, be said to slumber after the storm of passion had passed away; but the projection of the veins of the forehead, the readiness with which the upper lip and its thick black moustaches quivered upon the slightest emotion, plainly intimated that the tempest might be again and easily awakened.
But the strangeness is that I LOVE you and want to go away from you.
A canting, lie-loving, fact-hating, scribbling, chattering, wealth-hunting, pleasure-hunting, celebrity-hunting mob, that, having lost the fear of hell, and not replaced it by the love of justice, cares for nothing but the lion's share of the wealth wrung by threat of starvation from the hands of the classes that create it.
In fact, there isn't anything that can right the matter but practice.
That would answer, your grace, but it would be still better if you said friend, or brother.
It's hid in mighty particular places, Huck -- sometimes on islands, sometimes in rot- ten chests under the end of a limb of an old dead tree, just where the shadow falls at midnight; but mostly under the floor in ha'nted houses.
No, they think they will, but they generally forget the marks, or else they die.
He isna cliver enough for thee, happen, but he'd ha' been very good t' thee--he's as handy as can be at doin' things for me when I'm bad, an' he's as fond o' the Bible an' chappellin' as thee art thysen.
It is thy will that I should part from them; let me have no will but thine.
He was no longer stunned by the event, but he was shocked and grieved, as only a strong man can be, at this passing of his strength.
In their eyes, crime belongs to the assizes or the police-courts; but the socially refined evils escape their ken; the adroitness that triumphs under shield of the Code is above them or beneath them; they have neither eye-glass nor telescope; they want good stout horrors easily visible.
He raised himself on the sofa and looked at them with glittering eyes, but sank back on to the pillow at once and turned to the wall.
Perhaps I don't give the letter of my speech, but I give the sense of it.
A Red Bull and a Colonel on a horse will come, but first, my father said, will come the two men making ready the ground for these matters.