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Usage examples for exceptional

  1. The one other exceptional talent, you already guess, was music. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  2. And there are exceptional decorations for use in church kept in reserve, like what the Archbishop of Algiers had given him. – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger
  3. At most, then, we are in the presence of a very exceptional case. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  4. I had the same impression of him then that the consideration of his life makes on me now,- as an exceptional person, but one greatly to be trusted. – Cambridge Sketches by Frank Preston Stearns
  5. I do not deny that there are such cases, but they are quite exceptional. – The Pleasures of Life by Sir John Lubbock
  6. His whole career shows an exceptional power in " riding to orders." – The Campaign of Chancellorsville by Theodore A. Dodge
  7. Perhaps the moderation of their views chilled him into an exceptional reserve, or perhaps they were an unusually dull company that year. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  8. I've had an exceptional opportunity to see how politics work. – A Gentleman from Mississippi by Thomas A. Wise
  9. You have an exceptional degree, and I presume a fair knowledge of the world. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  10. As the youngest " boy" was seven years older than herself this may be regarded as an exceptional claim for woman's supremacy in her family. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  11. Perhaps my experience is exceptional- I hope so. – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  12. But Westminster still looked exceptional, full of the inner meaning, and somewhere within him a voice still said, " You will go." – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  13. A priest is, in perhaps all cases but the last out of a thousand, a man of peace, not to be forced into a fight; but the exceptional one out of the ten hundred it is well not to stir up if you are looking for an easy victim. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  14. He is an exceptional fact in literature, say they, and does not represent lasting or universal conditions. – Birds and Poets by John Burroughs
  15. Had he been an exceptional man his attitude toward the business would have been different, and Evan, in the beginning of his awakening, would probably have benefited by contact with him. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
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