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In fact, except for Ramona's help, it would have been a question whether even Alessandro could have made Baba work in harness.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I haven't much time for seeing any one, except my patients, and the people I meet in society.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Who he could not make out, except that it was a Kirton: and it prayed him to hasten down immediately.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Having accomplished his task within three months Datto Mandi withdrew with all his men, except two who wished to settle at Pardo.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Feeling secure regarding their happiness and welfare, she did not miss them except with an occasional intense longing.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
No, Sir, said the other, nothing at all except the enjoyment of your good company: and so gave over importuning him.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Every bell lies four times together before, and four times behind, except only when the extream changes are made behind.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
The seeds, however, are so small that the variety to which they belong cannot be determined except by planting or sowing them.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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