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Nothing but specific experience could have given sufficient ground for a conclusion to this purport.A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
But I believe that their purport is fairly described in the sentence above in the text.MESSAGES FROM THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSHANDLEY C.G. MOULE
To that frank purport spoke his Majesty;—and invites the Excellency Hotham to stay dinner.HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. VII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
At that moment I forgot the purport of my walk—my mother—all but the lovely object before me.THE MYSTERIOUS WANDERER, VOL. IIISOPHIA REEVE
Finally, its purport, as stated by me above, is vouched for by Captain Ware as the aide de camp.THE BAY STATE MONTHLY, VOL. II, NO. 6, MARCH, 1885VARIOUS
"I am uncertain how far I shall go to-night," said Julian, willingly misunderstanding the purport of the reply.PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
The figures given in this Paper are estimates only, and do not purport to be final.HOME RULEHAROLD SPENDER
Read a passage from the author of your choice; grasp thoroughly its purport, but do not learn it by heart.JOURNALISM FOR WOMENE.A. BENNETT
Weyburn stated the purport of his visit, and was allowed to name an early day for the end of his term of service.LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Duncan caught the letter from the ground, and without apology for the liberty he took, he read at a glance its cruel purport.THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER

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