References in classic literature ?
I only meant to change the little bottle for a big one, and I gave all my money to get it, and I'm truly trying not to be selfish any more.
Adolph Myers was meant by nature to be a teacher of youth.
I had lost sight of her altogether, but Jim had found her again after long years, had renewed a friendship that meant a great deal to him, and out of his busy life had set apart time enough to enjoy that friendship.
I know he meant no harm, I never said he did; I know he is not a bad boy.
And everybody went on asking that question, but in vain; for the judge only said he knew what he was talking about, and stopped there; Tom said he hadn't any idea what his uncle meant, and Wilson, whenever he was asked what he thought it meant, parried the question by asking the questioner what HE thought it meant.
Dashwood, however, conforming, as she trusted, to the wishes of that daughter, by whom she then meant in the warmth of her heart to be guided in every thing, met with a look of forced complacency, gave him her hand, and wished him joy.
Certainly I do; and your mistake has been in supposing that an experiment which no few every-day married couples would be only too glad to try, was ever meant for two such love-birds as you.
By freedom is meant, under the present bourgeois conditions of production, free trade, free selling and buying.
Tom meant to reverse this image, but love is proverbially desperate in its figures of speech, and any thing was better than appearing to hesitate.
What I meant to say just now," she added, "was that the French, to my sense, give us only again and again, for ever and ever, the same couple.
His physical strength and agility during the first days of his imprisonment were such that he seemed not to know what fatigue and sickness meant.
There is no doubt but the kindly playwright had his conscience, and meant to make people think as well as laugh.