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Ferdinando, the `minion', carries them away, and Hagar puts back the cup which holds the poison meant for Roderigo.
I meant," said Elinor, taking up some work from the table, "to inquire for Mrs.
It is only in thinking back to there that I can realize how much they might always have meant to me.
It meant quick work on a colossal scale, for Oakland and the adjacent country was not slow to feel the tremendous buying.
Playmore, warning him, in good time, that I meant to make a last effort to penetrate the mystery at Gleninch.
Simonides, then, after the manner of poets, would seem to have spoken darkly of the nature of justice; for he really meant to say that justice is the giving to each man what is proper to him, and this he termed a debt.
If I'd meant that, I'd have said it,' said Humpty Dumpty.
I meant "there's a nice knock-down argument for you
I meant by "impenetrability" that we've had enough of that subject, and it would be just as well if you'd mention what you mean to do next, as I suppose you don't mean to stop here all the rest of your life.
Why, Miss Pollyanna, there ain't no tellin' how she'd miss ye--if ye wa'n't here," finished Nancy, speaking with an enthusiastic certainty that was meant to hide the perilous admission she had almost made before.
As you watch the train you meant to catch leaving the station, there are both the successive positions of the train (physical effects) and the successive waves of fury and disappointment (mental effects).
Sergey Ivanovitch merely shrugged his shoulders, as though to express his wonder how the birch branches had come into their argument at that point, though he did really understand at once what his brother meant.
Is the conversational interaction among author, text, and reader meant to lead to meaning or is the interplay itself the meaning?
The reason for doing such research, which is a key point in Martin's essay, is to discover what a word meant in the context being studied--in this case 1 Cor 6:9-10.