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This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
You never cared—you were too proud to care; and when I spoke to you about my fault, you did n't even know what I meant.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
He could not tell what I meant by secrets of state, where an enemy or some rival nation were not in the case.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
That woman meant mischief, or she would never have dared to suggest that a British officer should throw in his lot with hers.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
But, without telling me what she meant to do, mother took it all to the Casino—and—it followed the rest.
Malcolm had selected it as a training-ground that evening, because he meant to weary and subdue his too highly spirited charger.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Lady Maude sat alone in her room; the white robes upon her, the orthodox veil, meant to shade her fair face thrown back from it.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Their gunnery won't run to it—was never meant to run to it—and with five going aeroplanes we can't do the spotting.
It was found afterwards that the rebels meant to fight the two British forces in detail before they could effect a junction.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
What she meant neither the Reverend John Dodd, or any other male person, could ever truly know.

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