1 I should not have understood the purport of this book had not Felix, in reading it, given very minute explanations.
2 Yet such must be the impression conveyed to you by what appears to be the purport of my actions.
3 The feeling that it so evidently manifested, rather than the direct purport of the words, caused it to vibrate within all hearts, and brought the listeners into one accord of sympathy.
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4 They little guessed what deadly purport lurked in those self-condemning words.
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5 My little Pearl," said Hester, after a moment's silence, "the green letter, and on thy childish bosom, has no purport.
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6 The whole gang of sailors, likewise, observing the press of spectators, and learning the purport of the scarlet letter, came and thrust their sunburnt and desperado-looking faces into the ring.
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7 Pravdin was a well-known Panslavist abroad, and Countess Lidia Ivanovna described the purport of his letter.
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8 The purport of Cedric's speech was repeated to him in French.
9 The knight muttered faintly a few words, which were lost in the hollow of his helmet, but their purport seemed to be a desire that his casque might not be removed.
10 Coming as he did from such a purport fulfilled as had taken him away, he would have expected anything rather than a look of satisfaction, and words of simple, pleasant meaning.
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11 This is what I said, the purport of it; but, as you may imagine, not spoken so collectedly or methodically as I have repeated it to you.
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12 Neither his brief consideration, nor its purport, was lost on his companion.
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13 I have here four letters which purport to come from the missing man.
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14 You can hardly doubt the purport of my discourse, however your natural delicacy may lead you to dissemble; my attentions have been too marked to be mistaken.
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15 The principal purport of his letter was to inform them that Mr. Wickham had resolved on quitting the militia.
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