Usage examples for intent

  1. 144. " Nor does the Scriptures cited by thee prove thy intent." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  2. As for myself, I sat and wondered if I had a deadly enemy, intent on my destruction. – The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. I should not have been so intent and moved a little. – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  4. He was too intent on his work. – The Story of Wool by Sara Ware Bassett
  5. I continued looking, and still saw my father looking at me with an intent expression. – Occultism and Common-Sense by Beckles Willson
  6. Whence do you come and with what intent? – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  7. On, and still on, the journey went, Yet has he kept us all in view, Working in age with youth's intent, In living- fresh, in loving- true. – Fragments of an Autobiography by Felix Moscheles
  8. But James was too deeply intent on his next move to be embarrassed by his lack of clothes. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  9. And the big man listened with intent face. – Mr. Achilles by Jennette Lee
  10. And all this was done to the intent to slay Sir Tristram. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  11. The people of the ship stood alone by themselves, with hostile intent waiting impatiently for the end of his song. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  12. There's only one thing I am sure of- that I must say this much: All my seeking of you, last winter, meant the full intent and purpose to win you, if I could. – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  13. As a matter of fact, Mrs. Eveleth was scarcely thinking of Diane's words- she was so intent on the poor little, tear- worn face before her. – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  14. He was keeping his own counsel about his intent. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  15. His quick intent was to soothe her. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy