1 He found me unsuitable to his purpose.
2 She now stood fair for his infernal purpose.
3 He would, for this purpose, leave his horse tied up in the woods.
4 His wife used to insist upon our calling him so, but to no purpose.
5 It had almost ruined me for every good purpose, and fitted me for every thing which was bad.
6 He who sells my sister, for purposes of prostitution, stands forth as the pious advocate of purity.
7 No words, no tears, no prayers, from his gory victim, seemed to move his iron heart from its bloody purpose.
8 I had lived with him nine months, during which time he had given me a number of severe whippings, all to no good purpose.
9 I was absent from Baltimore, for the purpose of valuation and division, just about one month, and it seemed to have been six.
10 He resolved to put me out, as he said, to be broken; and, for this purpose, he let me for one year to a man named Edward Covey.
11 After crossing her hands, he tied them with a strong rope, and led her to a stool under a large hook in the joist, put in for the purpose.
12 Though conscious of the difficulty of learning without a teacher, I set out with high hope, and a fixed purpose, at whatever cost of trouble, to learn how to read.
13 On our arrival at the head of the bay, a distance of seventy or eighty miles from where we lived, it was our purpose to turn our canoe adrift, and follow the guidance of the north star till we got beyond the limits of Maryland.