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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Purpose  \Pur"pose\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Purposed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Purposing}.]  [OF.  purposer,  proposer.  See  {Propose}.] 
  1.  To  set  forth;  to  bring  forward.  [Obs.] 
  2.  To  propose,  as  an  aim  to  one's  self  to  determine  upon 
  as  some  end  or  object  to  be  accomplished;  to  intend;  to 
  design;  to  resolve;  --  often  followed  by  an  infinitive  or 
  dependent  clause.  --Chaucer. 
  Did  nothing  purpose  against  the  state.  --  Shak. 
  I  purpose  to  write  the  history  of  England  from  the 
  accession  of  King  James  the  Second  down  to  a  time 
  which  is  within  the  memory  of  men  still  living. 

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