Sentence Examples


  • The blood pressed about my thumping heart, and I could scarcely speak, except in monosyllables.
  • Mr. Vining was a stranger to me, and could not communicate with me, except by writing braille.
  • People who think that all sensations reach us through the eye and the ear have expressed surprise that I should notice any difference, except possibly the absence of pavements, between walking in city streets and in country roads.
  • Except for two or three important letters of 1901, these selections cease with the year 1900.
  • When Helen came upstairs for her lesson, I arranged the objects on the table as usual, except that the cake, which I always give her in bits as a reward when she spells a word quickly and correctly, was not there.
 

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