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  • My sons could only bring the fruit now, but we purposed to transplant some of the trees themselves near our abode. Cited from The Swiss Family Robinson; or Adventures in a Desert Island, by Wyss
  • As we purposed to put all this travel within one day, we could not stay and sympathize with the late tenants. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 62, December, 1862, by Various
  • We purposed to start early in the morning, and return with the tide in the moonlight. Cited from Cruise of the Dolphin by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • We purposed to forward that letter, but the following day the bag was retaken. Cited from In the Shadow of Death, by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  • We thought, however, that by continuing towards the north we might possibly again get sight of it, when we purposed to continue our search for the canoe. Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Numerous rivers and streams ran through the country; one of which, on whose banks we purposed building our future abode, passed close to our hut. Cited from Afar in the Forest, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • We took a few articles from the lieutenant's pockets, which we purposed, if either of us should survive, to remit to his mother. Cited from The Survivors of the Chancellor, by Jules Verne #9
  • We took these precautions because we purposed to make an excursion to the top of the mountains of the interior, in order to obtain a better view of our island. Cited from The Coral Island, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • We purposed slipping over the ridge and attacking from above. Cited from African Camp Fires, by Stewart Edward White
  • The arrangements being completed we purposed commencing our journey next morning, but the weather was too stormy to venture upon the lake with the canoes. Cited from The Journey to the Polar Sea, by John Franklin
  • I then requested that we might withdraw; as the hours were flying away, and as we purposed sleeping within one stage of Vienna on that same evening. Cited from A Tour in France and Germany, Vol. 3, by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  • Indeed, We dream not of him: when we set our hand To this great work, we purposed with ourself Never to wed. Cited from The Princess, by Alfred Tennyson
  • We purposed to begin with his life, parentage, and education: but as to these, even his cotemporaries do exceedingly differ. Cited from Poetical Works of Pope, Vol. II, by Alexander Pope
  • Here Johnston had made all the necessary preparations for the great feast of peace and joy which we purposed to give the Masai. Cited from Freeland, by Theodor Hertzka
  • This was the boat, or canoe I prefer to call it, in which we purposed to sail for North America and home. Cited from Voyage of the Liberdade, by Captain Joshua Slocum
  • We purposed halting here, and not continuing our journey further during the night, as our caravan was small, and Kurdistan bears a very bad name. Cited from A Woman's Journey Round the World, by Ida Pfeiffer
  • This one-sided correspondence continued for several months, then I wrote that we purposed forming a London connection and would much prefer to do so with their firm if open for it. Cited from The Romance and Tragedy, William Ingraham Russell
  • So we went forth to the suburbs and there found verdure and water, and we enjoyed ourselves that day with perfect enjoyment until mid-afternoon when we purposed to return homewards. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vo1. 14, Tr. by Burton
  • I did not know why; and this fact Doolan, who was well aware of it, took care to bring forward in justification of the attack we purposed to make on his property. Cited from Peter the Whaler, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • I told her that our visit was well-nigh at an end, and that we purposed to reach England ere the autumn gales blew shrill. Cited from In the Days of Chivalry, by Evelyn Everett-Green
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