1 But if such an hypothesis be indeed exceptionable, there were still additional considerations which, though not so strictly according with the wildness of his ruling passion, yet were by no means incapable of swaying him.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
2 We can't have perfection; and if I keep him, I must sustain his administration as a whole, even if there are, now and then, things that are exceptionable.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XIX
3 They seemed only to throw her own exceptionalness into becoming relief, and give a soaring vastness to her scheme of life.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 8