In the house of the Working Man or respectable Tradesman -- where the wife is allowed to turn her back upon her husband, while pursuing her household avocations -- there are at least intervals of quiet, when the wife is neither seen nor heard, except
for the humming sound of the continuous Peace-cry; but in the homes of the upper classes there is too often no peace.
The thing was about the size of a Shetland pony, but its head bore a slight resemblance to that of a frog, except
that the jaws were equipped with three rows of long, sharp tusks.
He protested that, except
Lady Catherine and her daughter, he had never seen a more elegant woman; for she had not only received him with the utmost civility, but even pointedly included him in her invitation for the next evening, although utterly unknown to her before.
You must not think that there is no integrity and honor except
among those who stood up for the freedom of America.
He was so good and so anxious to learn, and flushed so pink, that his education was cut short, and he was left to his own devices by every one except
the Senior Subaltern, who continued to make life a burden to The Worm.
They shall in all Cases, except
Treason, Felony and Breach of the Peace, be privileged from Arrest during their Attendance at the Session of their respective Houses, and in going to and returning from the same; and for any Speech or Debate in either House, they shall not be questioned in any other Place.
As for Draco's laws, they were published when the government was already established, and they have nothing particular in them worth mentioning, except
their severity on account of the enormity of their punishments.
Next day Davout rode out early and, after asking Balashev to come to him, peremptorily requested him to remain there, to move on with the baggage train should orders come for it to move, and to talk to no one except
Monsieur de Castres.
The girl stood for some time as it had left her, except
that her head was bent and her eyes downcast in thought.
Ever since he had first seen her he had been interested and attracted, more and more interested and attracted, until he was scarcely able to think of anything except
I would not believe anything worse of him except
under stringent proof.
The fatigue was wholesome, and I was so bad a shot that no other creature suffered loss from my gain except
one hapless wild pigeon.