As someone who writes and publishes for a living, I take exception to people who go out and make money based on fabrication.
If anything should happen at any time to which you could take exception, I hope you will report it to me.
I go by my own observation, and I see there is nothing at which to take exception.
"I might take exception to the term 'extravagant'," Ledsam observed drily.
Naturally, one hates so to take exception to the girls who are foreigners.
He was often cruel, but with a quiet subtle cruelty to which even the victims often didn't know how to take exception.
The most captious critic could not take exception to any of these sentiments.
I have a daughter in there, doctor, who may take exception to that remark.
We must take exception, also, in conclusion, to the excess of alliteration.
You are in a position to maintain a wife in comfort, and I dont think anybody could take exception to your character.
late 14c., from Anglo-French excepcioun, Old French excepcion, from Latin exceptionem (nominative exceptio), noun of action from past participle stem of excipere (see except).
The exception that proves the rule is from law: exceptio probat regulam in casibus non exceptis, "the exception proves the rule in cases not excepted;" exception here being "action of excepting" someone or something from the rule in question, not the person or thing that is excepted. To take exception is from excipere being used in Roman law as a modern attorney would say objection.