Sentence Examples with the word purposely

Better quarters could have been found him, but Marshal Davout was one of those men who purposely put themselves in most depressing conditions to have a justification for being gloomy.

But Waterloo and the Restoration led to a second and final proscription of his father; and though not himself cashiered, Sadi was purposely told off for the merest drudgeries of his service.

She purposely didn't think about what Xander was going to do when he realized the phone she gave him wasn't the correct one.

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The explanation of the difference of focus upon the two sides as due to unequal spacing was verified by Cornu upon gratings purposely constructed with an increasing interval.

The approach is, as we have seen, often guarded by additional constructions; the fact that the door and window face south is another argument in favour of this theory, and the access from one part of the interior to another is sometimes purposely rendered difficult by a sudden vertical rise of 5 or 6 ft.

For I purposely talked to him as if he were a philosopher, or desired to be one.

He purposely didn.t think of her, even though she was the reason he.d chosen this path.

Being only eight years old, a regency under Tanucci was appointed, and the young king's education was F purposely neglected by the minister, who wished to ly dominate him completely.

He was purposely vague, enjoying the fact that her full attention was on him.

When they were observed the house purposely adjourned for dinner.