Usage examples for intention

  1. " If Mr. Pip has the intention of going at once," said Wemmick to Mr. Jaggers, " he needn't write an answer, you know." – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  2. At this time he had no intention of breaking with her. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  3. Perhaps it was intention. – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  4. Such is our fixed intention." – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  5. Lantier, having no intention of giving up, whispered things to her. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  6. Such was not their intention. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  7. I have no intention of marrying any one. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  8. Is it his intention not to see Cecily at all? – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  9. But his intention was never carried out. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  10. He knew well that such was her intention. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  11. I told myself that I had no intention of this. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  12. Whether we beat them off or whether they lacked the spirit to attack us it be impossible to determine, and it is enough to say that, whatever may have been their intention, Mafeking remains as it was before the first shot was fired. – The Siege of Mafeking (1900) by J. Angus Hamilton
  13. And now you may guess my wish and my intention. – The Errand Boy by Horatio Alger
  14. His intention was to have a look round the place; and, after a glance at the doctor's house with its charming garden, he walked first in one direction and then in another, conscious of the fact that his two guards were always a short distance behind, but apparently bound on quite a different mission, for they never seemed to look at him once. – The Rajah of Dah by George Manville Fenn
  15. He was sure of two things; sure in the first place that she had intended to let him know that she did not care about him; and then sure that she was aware of his intention in regard to Miss Boncassen. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  16. It is our intention. – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  17. After that Pall being there I spoke to my father about my intention not to keep her longer for such and such reasons, which troubled him and me also, and had like to have come to some high words between my mother and me, who is become a very simple woman. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke