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Usage examples for desired

  1. There was no one thing in the world that she desired. – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  2. No doubt I am foolish to talk to you in this way, and I have not yet said that which I desired to say. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  3. Is it desired that my Spirit should speak of wizardries in this town of Nodwengu?" – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  4. Having desired her maid to pack a few things, she hastily realised all the money she had at command and started by the night- mail for Paris. – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  5. For Kate's letter had had its desired effect. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  6. He greatly desired to clear himself to Mr. Arnold. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  7. This is what I have desired to hear!" – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  8. " He desired a lad to row him across the river. – Then Marched the Brave by Harriet T. Comstock
  9. I discovered a small secret side- door in your room, and desired to know whither it led. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  10. That had the desired effect. – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy
  11. This has the desired effect. – A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees by Edwin Asa Dix
  12. Not if I were to do for you the one thing you most desired? – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  13. He desired the night- watch, who were with him, to wait outside. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. It was just the sort of place I desired to see. – The Boy Tar by Mayne Reid
  15. He assured Dr. Flower that he had long desired this pleasure, and explained:- " Your cousin, Miss Wing, is an old friend of mine." – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  16. He wrote to me, however, the next day, and desired my company to dinner. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  17. I have often desired to try. – The Upton Letters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  18. Instead of looking at the book which I had placed in his hands open at the desired page, he turned upon me and asked: " How do you happen to know anything about Cowley?" – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  19. The natural result of this situation was a rise in price of the desired picture. – Patty in Paris by Carolyn Wells
  20. So it is desired that Christ should take His seat within us. – The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians by G. G. Findlay
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