comma before 'but' [conjunction]: It was not me, but you, who...


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I know that there have been many threads discussing the issue of whether or not we should use a comma before but. However, all these concerned clauses. My question, on the other hand, is if I need a comma in cases like these:

It was not me, but you, who started the quarell.
Mongols eat little meat in the summer, but a lot of dairy products.

I feel that I don't need it, but I may be wrong.
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