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ex·cep·tion

(ek-sep'shŭn)
That which is omitted, excluded, or set apart.
[L. excipio, to exclude]
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Irwine had heard a version of it in every parishioner's house, with the one exception of the Chase.
In giving all these descriptions of what I saw during my mouth of travel in the country around Tuskegee, I wish my readers to keep in mind the fact that there were many encouraging exceptions to the conditions which I have described.
The exception in favor of the equality of suffrage in the Senate, was probably meant as a palladium to the residuary sovereignty of the States, implied and secured by that principle of representation in one branch of the legislature; and was probably insisted on by the States particularly attached to that equality.
The one exception was a sturdy white-headed boy, standing apart from all the rest on a stool in a corner--a forlorn little Crusoe, isolated in his own desert island of solitary penal disgrace.
I am aware that there are some apparent exceptions to this rule, but the exceptions are surprisingly few, so few, that E.
I am very, very grateful to you, mon cher," or "ma chere"- he called everyone without exception and without the slightest variation in his tone, "my dear," whether they were above or below him in rank- "I thank you for myself and for our two dear ones whose name day we are keeping.
Of land-birds I obtained twenty-six kinds, all peculiar to the group and found nowhere else, with the exception of one lark-like finch from North America (Dolichonyx oryzivorus), which ranges on that continent as far north as 54 degs.
If, then, a man should make this exception and contend that statements and opinions are capable of admitting contrary qualities, his contention is unsound.
Now I affirm, that all these states have, without exception, fallen into excess; and also that he should not have said that one oligarchy was better than another, but that it was not quite so bad.
Clean shaven, with the exception of narrow half-whiskers.
The officers (with the exception of Wardour, who stood apart in sullen silence) all agreed, so far.
The interval, with the exception of the last few months, has been chiefly spent by the author tossing about on the wide ocean.