purposed setting

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  • When she finally realized that the girl purposed setting off along the track on foot, she became loud in her protests. Cited from Every Man for Himself, by Hopkins Moorhouse
  • Mrs. Merrick explained to me that her husband was a member of a wealthy English firm doing business in Montreal, and that he was at that time obliged to be in London on business, but would soon return, when she purposed setting up an establishment of her own. Cited from The Mysteries of Montreal, by Charlotte Fuhrer
  • He had given his sons, he said, to the cause, though his age and infirmities must prevent him from joining it personally, but he purposed setting to work to enlist men who would soon raise a body of cavalry, of which he hoped Colonel Tregellen would take command. Cited from Roger Willoughby, by William H. G. Kingston
  • The next morning the family purposed setting off as soon as breakfast was over: young Delvile, however, waited not so long; the fineness of the weather tempted him, he said, to travel on horse-back, and therefore he had risen very early, and was already gone. Cited from Memoirs of an Heiress, by Frances Burney
  • Some disappointment was created among a portion of Mr. Sweet's guests that afternoon by the intelligence that Mr. Carleton purposed setting off the next morning to join his English friends at Saratoga on their way to the falls and Canada. Cited from Queechy, by Elizabeth Wetherell
  • The scheme was a big one; it purposed setting up a new state in the heart of the Etat du Congo, on territory filched from that power; but the little sailor was in deadly earnest over the project, and already he had met with extraordinary luck in the initial stages. Cited from A Master of Fortune, by C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • On the 28th of May 1539-40, or immediately after the baptism of Prince James, and after James the Fifth had purposed setting out on his voyage round the Western Isles, Borthwick had been cited to appear before Cardinal Beaton and other prelates at St. Andrews, on a charge of heresy. Cited from The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6), by John Knox