This Gloucester was a new town in a new land, and he purposed
to "take it in," as of old he had taken in all the cities from Snohomish to San Diego of that world whence he hailed.
The lama was his trove, and he purposed
to take possession.
As I purposed
to make a considerable stay here, it gratified me to learn that there is no longer the want of harmony between the town's-people and pilgrims, which impelled the former to such lamentably mistaken measures as the persecution of Christian and the fiery martyrdom of Faithful.
The next morning, when Adam went to his host in the smoking-room, Sir Nathaniel asked him how he purposed
to proceed with regard to keeping his vow.
to make himself 'useful;' for he presently took leave of me, crossed the stile, and traversed the path with his usual firm, elastic tread, leaving me to ponder his words as I continued my course alone.
I had spoken to the Sagoths as I had for the purpose of throwing them off the scent of my purposed
attempt at escape.
But what they purposed
for us further was of most imminent interest to me.