without exception


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"Because, John Carter," she replied, "nearly every planet and star having atmospheric conditions at all approaching those of Barsoom, shows forms of animal life almost identical with you and me; and, further, Earth men, almost without exception, cover their bodies with strange, unsightly pieces of cloth, and their heads with hideous contraptions the purpose of which we have been unable to conceive; while you, when found by the Tharkian warriors, were entirely undisfigured and unadorned.
"Can you say that of all ships without exception?" I asked, being in an idle mood, because, if an obvious ship's officer, I was not, as a matter of fact, down at the docks to "look for a berth," an occupation as engrossing as gambling, and as little favourable to the free exchange of ideas, besides being destructive of the kindly temper needed for casual intercourse with one's fellow-creatures.
But "drinking the waters" was only a small portion of the torture I experienced during that memorable month--a month which was, without exception, the most miserable I have ever spent.
But in so complex a thing as human nature, we must consider, it is hard to find rules without exceptions. Of course, I know that, as a rule, sensible men fall in love with the most sensible women of their acquaintance, see through all the pretty deceits of coquettish beauty, never imagine themselves loved when they are not loved, cease loving on all proper occasions, and marry the woman most fitted for them in every respect--indeed, so as to compel the approbation of all the maiden ladies in their neighbourhood.
NEW YORK: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has affirmed its continuing support for every matter that will advance humanitarian contributions, by providing assistance to all needy peoples without exception or discrimination, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
They have all - without exception - provided care and support far beyond any reasonable expectation.
Together we'll continue to work until all LGBT people are accepted without exception."
In an interview given to the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar, Patriarch Laham asserted that takfiri groups target all the components of Syrian society, with the recent massacre in Adra proving this, affirming that the terrorists' acts of vandalism, murder and displacing affected all Syrians without exceptions.
"Without exception all members played with passion, heart, strength and with great sportsmanship throughout."
Numan initiated the session with a speech, in which he urged the Conference members to abide by the rules of procedure of the Conference and to comply with all the procedures and arrangements relating to the transfer of the Conference members, which he said would be applied to everyone without exception.
Trade between the countries is being accomplished in terms of the agreement about free trade without exception and restrictions, which was signed in Bishkek in January 1999.
The staff will be offered job security without exception, and they will be given incentives, awards and allowances to improve their living standards, Al-Ghafarai said.