Carr announced his intention
of proceeding to Sacramento, on further business of the mine, leaving his two daughters in the family of a wealthy friend until he should return for them.
The happiness of Miss Smith was quite equal to her intentions
It gave to his intentions
whatever of decision was wanting before; and he finally resolved, that it would be absolutely unnecessary, if not highly indecorous, to do more for the widow and children of his father, than such kind of neighbourly acts as his own wife pointed out.
I am laying down good intentions
, which I believe durable as flint.
They told me they trusted and confided their honour and good name to my virtue and rectitude alone, and bade me consider the disparity between Don Fernando and myself, from which I might conclude that his intentions
, whatever he might say to the contrary, had for their aim his own pleasure rather than my advantage; and if I were at all desirous of opposing an obstacle to his unreasonable suit, they were ready, they said, to marry me at once to anyone I preferred, either among the leading people of our own town, or of any of those in the neighbourhood; for with their wealth and my good name, a match might be looked for in any quarter.
It is not exactly that, sir," said the notary, "which makes me uneasy, but the difficulty will be in wording his thoughts and intentions
, so as to be able to get his answers.
He had found the law a most unprofitable study, and was now absolutely resolved on being ordained, if I would present him to the living in question-- of which he trusted there could be little doubt, as he was well assured that I had no other person to provide for, and I could not have forgotten my revered father's intentions
The partners now expressed frankly their deep distrust of the intentions
He that hath the best of these intentions
, when he aspireth, is an honest man; and that prince, that can discern of these intentions
in another that aspireth, is a wise prince.
I determined to wait the final outcome of the trial, that I might learn all that I could of the Okarian ruler's intentions
, and then act accordingly.
No more than they could he see the creature crouching in the concealment of the foliage, yet he knew that it was there and what it was and what its intentions
, precisely as well as though it had been lying in the open.
It is true that Kai Shang had no other evidence than the natural cunning of his own knavish soul--but he imagined in the intentions
of Gust what he himself would have been glad to accomplish had the means lain at hand.