Usage examples for except

  1. I do not know, except that Lund is to face Carlsen. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  2. There were no other women at the Farm Hospital except the laundresses. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  3. " I will tell you nothing, except that you are a mad woman," answered Lady Audley; in a cold, hard voice. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  4. That is- nothing except what I am about to ask you, I suppose? – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  5. Rectus didn't say anything except that he was very sorry that the Chipperton family had to go home, and then he walked off to his room. – A Jolly Fellowship by Frank R. Stockton
  6. I don't know why, except it's Nature's law. – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  7. I shall not have a friend left except grandma. – Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman by Willie Walker Caldwell
  8. What else could an honest man do except what I did? – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  9. Why, where did you ever see her, Mr. Stackpole, except at our house? – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  10. I suppose I'm a good deal changed, though, and perhaps I shouldn't have made you out except for your eyes; they're just the same. – Clover by Susan Coolidge
  11. But he said nothing- except: " What sort of man was Mervyn when he was over here, Coates?" – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  12. I had everything that life could give me except you. – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  13. I am sorry to say nobody would believe a word of this story except myself; and I do. – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  14. " Dear John," the letter began,-" It's all very well except one thing. – The Very Small Person by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  15. Everybody laughed except Jean. – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  16. She shall have everything heart can wish- except my home. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  17. No man alone could have broken through that wall in a night, except one of us. – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford
  18. " Except those that are not," put in Denoisel. – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt