Usage examples for except

  1. Why, where did you ever see her, Mr. Stackpole, except at our house? – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  2. I do not know, except that Lund is to face Carlsen. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  3. But he said nothing- except What sort of man was Mervyn when he was over here, Coates?" – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  4. No man alone could have broken through that wall in a night, except one of us. – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. " There's nothing for it," said Fred at last, " except to go back to the house." – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay
  9. She shall have everything heart can wish- except my home. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  10. I don't know why, except it's Nature's law. – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  11. " Dear John," the letter began,-" It's all very well except one thing. – The Very Small Person by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  12. I shall not have a friend left except grandma. – Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman by Willie Walker Caldwell
  13. " Except those that are not," put in Denoisel. – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  14. We know nothing about that except that it is so. – The Necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson
  15. Everybody laughed except Jean. – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  16. I had everything that life could give me except you. – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  17. What else could an honest man do except what I did? – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  18. There were no other women at the Farm Hospital except the laundresses. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  19. That is- nothing except what I am about to ask you, I suppose? – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  20. " 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