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2007, Glen Bowersock, ‘Provocateur’, ''London Review of Books'' 29:4, page 17:
- But this on circumcision must have been a provocation, as the emperor Antoninus Pius later acknowledged by excepting the Jews.
(RQ:Burton Melanchol), vol.1, New York Review Books 2001, p.312:
- Yea, but methinks I hear some man except at these words ….
1658, Sir Thomas Browne, ''Urne-Burial'', Penguin 2005, page 23:
- The ''Athenians'' might fairly except against the practise of ''Democritus'' to be buried up in honey; as fearing to embezzle a great commodity of their Countrey
1749, Henry Fielding, ''Tom Jones'', Folio Society 1973, page 96:
- he was a great lover of music, and perhaps, had he lived in town, might have passed for a connoisseur; for he always excepted against the finest compositions of Mr Handel.
With the exception (that); (ngd)
(RQ:Marshall Squire's Daughter)."
Unless; used to introduce a hypothetical case in which an exception may exist.
1526, (w), trans. ''Bible'', (w) IX:
- And they sayde: We have no moo but five loves and two fisshes, except we shulde goo and bye meate for all this people.
1621, (w), ''(w)'', New York 2001, p.106:
- Offensive wars, except the cause be very just, I will not allow of.
*1748, (w), ''Clarissa'', Letter 27:
- I am (..) not so clear how you will be able to avoid it, except you assert the independence to which your estate gives you a title.