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  • To one point only is it to our present purpose to direct attention. Cited from Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3), by John Henry Newman
  • It is enough for my present purpose to point to the grand results. Cited from Life of Rutherford B. Hayes, by James Quay Howard
  • But it is my purpose to take it up again one of these days. Cited from The Nabob, Vol. 2 (of 2), by Alphonse Daudet
  • The university is there to serve a great purpose to the whole nation.
  • I came out by the early train on purpose to tell you. Cited from Post Haste, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • It was not his desire or purpose to remain in the army. Cited from Under Fire, by Charles King
  • Heaven gave me five foot seven and a half on purpose to do it with. Cited from Set in Silver, by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  • It is not our purpose to follow the band step by step. Cited from The Red Man's Revenge, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • I put it in my pocket on purpose to show it to you. Cited from The Simpkins Plot, by George A. Birmingham
  • Well, he come in a-purpose to read me the letter. Cited from Old Man Savarin and Other Stories, by Edward William Thomson
  • They ran us up on purpose to make us late. Cited from The Willoughby Captains, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • This, however, it is not my purpose to do at present. Cited from On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2), by John Ruskin
  • To-day, therefore, it is my purpose to deal with events. Cited from The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, by Jefferson Davis
  • But of this it was not my purpose to speak. Cited from Forty-Six Years in the Army, by John M. Schofield
  • Well, he would start at once; how could he begin a life of purpose to-day? Cited from The Cow Puncher, by Robert J. C. Stead
  • "I came here today on purpose to see you about another matter." Cited from The Secret of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
  • He declared it his purpose to help this friend by sending him a present. Cited from Sermons on Biblical Characters, by Clovis G. Chappell
  • They did it on purpose to make us late. Cited from The Willoughby Captains, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • "I thought he came all the way from India on purpose to visit you?" Cited from Roger Ingleton, Minor, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • The others came up to town, three days ago, on purpose to be here when you arrived. Cited from On the Irrawaddy, by G. A. Henty
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