except “before excepted—Let her,” TWELFTH NIGHT, i. 3. 6. “This, says Dr. Farmer, should probably be ‘as before excepted,’—a ludicrous use of the formal law-phrase. But the ingenious critic might have spared his remark, the formal law-phrase being more usually as in the text” (RITSON) .
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