How to use Intentions in a sentence
He was, however, a man of good intentions, strong family affections and considerable ability.
She had made her intentions clear from the beginning.
He was a man of upright, moderate and pacific intentions, but his pontificate of eleven years was anything but tranquil.
In the succeeding centuries Augustus's intentions were realized with a fullness which he would hardly have wished, and the cult of the imperial house practically superseded the state religion as the official form of worship.
But within the Trinity Gateway he was so pressed to the wall by people who probably were unaware of the patriotic intentions with which he had come that in spite of all his determination he had to give in, and stop while carriages passed in, rumbling beneath the archway.Advertisement
He needed a plan, one that would serve his intentions against both of them.
If he is an honorable man he should either declare his intentions or cease seeing you; and if you won't do this, I will.
His good intentions were of no avail to his government.
She debated with herself about his intentions.
His ces me, intentions in the main were still loyal, for be desired cal to capture Rome for the kingdom; and he did his tio st to avoid the regulars tardily sent against him.Advertisement
Mack's intentions were not what Napoleon supposed.
In other words, in spite of his intentions he does not succeed in giving a metaphysic of evolutionism.
It is clear, however that he did not share the "passion" of his colleagues for "peace with honour," clear also that he wholly misread the intentions of the European powers in the event of war.
Yet Bute had good principles and intentions, was inspired by feelings of sincere affection and loyalty for his sovereign, and his character remains untarnished by the grosser accusations raised by faction.
As Darian suspected, the small creature was unwilling to reveal its true intentions.Advertisement
The occupation of Rome caused no surprise to the French government, which had been forewarned on 11th September of the Italian intentions.
Very often, if not most frequently, it cannot be doubted that the occult religious significance depends on an artificial exegesis; but there are also poems of Hafiz, Saadi, and other writers, religious in their first intentions.
Wolsey must be judged by his deeds and not by doubtful intentions.
It then became necessary to disturb the repose of the whole army to counter the enemy's intentions.
Through his correspondents in Paris, some of whom had access to Napoleon's papers, the British government was able to learn the emperor's real intentions.Advertisement
Not, of course, that they meant deliberate evil; Pascal expressly credits them with good intentions.
But the politicians of Vienna had neither the power nor the time to realize their intentions.
But death removed him (April 30, 1555) before he could do more than give an earnest of his intentions.
However doubtful such conjectures concerning his intentions may be, it is certain that immediately after his coronation Charles sought to establish friendly relations with Constantinople, and even suggested a marriage between himself and Irene, as he had again become a widower in 800.
Russia, on the other hand, was divided in policy and consequently in military intentions and preparations.Advertisement
Large commercial interests were in fact involved in the forward policy, "the period of heavy capital expenditure was over, that of profits about to commence," and the power and intentions of Japan were ignored or misunderstood.
On the morning of the 1st of September - the anniversary of Sedan, as the Japanese officers told their men - Oyama, whose intentions the active Kuroki had somewhat outrun, delivered a last attack with the 2nd and 4th Armies, and the Guard on the south front, in the hope of keeping the main body of the Russians occupied and so assisting Kuroki, but the assailants encountered no resistance, Zarubayev having already retired into the fortress.
When the most enlightened statesmen of the Republic could seriously believe in the benevolent intentions of Russia the end was not far off.
But these Polish officials made use of their positions to aid their countrymen, and were grasping and corrupt with patriotic intentions.
Whatever may have been his private hopes and intentions, it was not until he, Laynez and Faber (Pierre Lefevre), in the name of their companions, were sent to lay their services at the feet of the pope that the history of the Society really begins.Advertisement
He succeeded to the throne on the 16th of November 1797 and at once gave earnest of his good intentions by cutting down the expenses of the royal establishment, dismissing his father's ministers, and reforming the most oppressive abuses of the late reign.
On the scaffold he denied any evil intentions towards the Queen or her government.
A superficial glance at Innocent's correspondence is sufficient to convince us that he was pre-eminently concerned for the reformation and moral welfare of the Church, and was animated by the best intentions for the re-estab lishment in the ecclesiastical body of order, peace and respect for the hierarchy.
The electioneering alliances, which were everywhere in vogue, but particularly in Germany, between the Catholics and popular party and the Social Democrats, throw a lurid light upon the character of a movement that certainly went far beyond the intentions of the pope, but which it was now difficult to undo or to hold in check.
In 1231 the hostile intentions of the emperor once more stirred the cities into activity.Advertisement
The new king was a man of excellent intentions and did his Louis Bonaparte best to promote the interest of his subjects, but finding King of himself unable to protect them from the despotic Holland.
It passed its second reading, but was considerably whittled down in committee, and when eventually it became law it only partially represented its sponsor's intentions.
Here as elsewhere in his dominions his intentions were excellent, but his reforming zeal outran discretion, and his hasty and self-opinionated interferences with treaty rights and traditional privileges ended in provoking opposition and disaster.
This, despite the undoubtedly good intentions of the king, was far from being the case.
He kept on the best of terms, though a Protestant, with the Roman Catholic clergy and nobility, and his subsequent marriage with the daughter of the French king (9th of August 1832), and the contract that the children of the marriage should be brought up in the Roman Catholic faith, did much to inspire confidence in his good intentions.Advertisement
Hitherto, in letters to Charles X., he had protested the loyalty of his intentions, 3 and the king now nominated him lieutenant-general and then, abdicating in favour of his grandson the comte de Chambord appointed him regent.
The impulsive character of the emperor, which led him, with the best intentions and often with excellent effect, to interfere everywhere and in everything and to utter opinions often highly inconvenient to his ministers, was the subject of an interpellation in the Reichstag on the 20th of January 1903 by the Socialist Herr von Vollmar, himself a Bavarian.
Shortly after his arrival there he issued a document known to history as his Judicatum (548), in which he condemned indeed the three chapters, but expressly disavowed any intentions thereby to disparage the council of Chalcedon.
After the battle of Ambabah, at which the forces of both Murd Bey and IbrhIm Bey were dispersed, the populace readily plundered the houses of the beys, and a deputation was sent from al-Azhar to Bonaparte to ascertain his intentions; these proved to be a repetition of the terms of his proclamation, and, though the combination of loyalty to the French with loyalty to the sultan was unintelligible, a good understanding was at first established between the invaders and the Egyptians.
His intentions, as exhibited to his famous Landelove (National Code), were progressive and enlightened to an eminent degree; so much so, indeed, that they mystified the people as much as they alienated the patricians; but his actions were often of revolting brutality, and his whole career was vitiated by an incurable double-mindedness which provoked general distrust.Advertisement
Though an improvement on the old constitution, it was unacceptable to the estates, jealous of their old privileges and suspicious of the king's intentions.
Thanks to a manuscript copy of the play in its earliest form - discovered as recently as 1887 - we are now able to distinguish how much of this tragedy was the immediate product of the Sturm and Drang, and to understand the intentions with which the young poet began his masterpiece.
Thus his intentions were only partially carried out, and the volumes were filled out by irrelevant stories, which had been written at widely different periods.
These strands and belts were the only visible records of the Iroquois, but they required the trained interpreters who could draw from their strings and figures the acts and intentions locked up in their remembrance" (Major Rogers, Account of North America, London, 1765).
Lord Ripon's good intentions and personal sympathy were recognized by the natives, and on leaving Bombay he received the greatest ovation ever accorded to an Indian viceroy.Advertisement
Musa, informed of his father's intentions, refused to obey this order, and Mandi determined to march in person against him.
Fadl, informed of his intentions, filled the caliph's mind with distrust against the old general, so that when Harthama arrived Mamun had him cast into prison, where he died shortly afterwards.
In spite of his good intentions, he was incapable of governing, and abandoned the power to his mother and his favourites.
When Napoleon returned from Elba, he became minister of foreign affairs, and tried to persuade Europe of the emperor's peaceful intentions.
The last phrase scarcely does justice to the truly humane and devout intentions of the missionaries; but in truth the mission system was a complete failure save in the accumulation of material wealth.
The stubborn resistance of the garrison delayed Ibrahim's progress; and, meanwhile, wild rumours went abroad as to Mehemet Ali's intentions.
Mehemet Ali merely protested the complete loyalty of his intentions; Ibrahim, declaring that as a soldier he had no choice but to obey his father's orders, advanced to Afium-Karahissar and Kutaiah, whence he wrote to the sultan asking his gracious permission to advance to Brusa.
He proposed to the French consul-general at Alexandria to make advances to the Porte, and suggested sending back the Ottoman fleet as an earnest of his good intentions, a course which, it was hoped, "would lead to a direct and amicable arrangement of the Turco-Egyptian question."
Chaitanya's movement, being chiefly directed against the vile practices of the Saktas, then very prevalent in Bengal, was doubtless prompted by the best and purest of intentions; but his own doctrine of divine, though all too human, love was, like that of Vallabha, by no means free from corruptive tendencies, - yet, how far these tendencies have worked their way, who would say?
The whole enterprise fell through, owing partly to the death of Koniecpolski before it was matured, partly to the hastiness with which the king published his intentions, and partly to the careful avoidance by the Porte of the slightest occasion of a rupture.
Yet in the face of this he does not hesitate to call himself " the justest chancellor that hath been in the five changes since Sir Nicholas Bacon's time "j 5 and this on the plea that his intentions had always been pure, and had never been affected by the presents he received.
Wilde contributed some characteristic articles to the reviews, all coloured by his peculiar attitude towards art and life, and in 1891 republished three of them as a book called Intentions.
Unlike John Frederick of Saxony, Philip divined, or partly divined, the emperor's intentions, and urged repeatedly that the forces of the league should be put in order.
Chile disclaimed any aggressive intentions; but in December the Bolivian congress declined to relinquish their claim to a port, and refused to conclude a definite treaty of peace.
In the sharp struggle during the annexation crisis, not only with Russia and Serbia, but with the Western Powers, he held with tenacious energy to his purpose, and, powerfully supported by Germany, succeeded in carrying out his intentions after excited negotiations which threatened to lead to war.
On first hearing of the king's intentions, Anne swooned away, but on recovering, while declaring her case a very hard and sorrowful one from the great love which she bore to the king, acquiesced quietly in the arrangements made for her by Henry, by which she received lands to the value of £4000 a year, renounced the title of queen for that of the king's sister, and undertook not to leave the kingdom.
As a matter of fact, Zekki intended to use the day of the 23rd for closing up his columns and narrowing his front; and, Prince Alexander's intentions being the same, the day would have been uneventful but for the initiatives of subordinates on both sides.
At first he wrote political articles in the newspapers, but when the French army approached the city with hostile intentions he joined the fighting ranks and soon won Garibaldi's esteem by his bravery.
Fort Pitt was one of the important objective points of Pontiac's conspiracy (1763), and as soon as the intentions of the Indians became evident, Captain Simeon Ecuyer, the Swiss officer in command of the garrison (which then numbered about 330), had the houses outside the ramparts levelled and prepared for a siege.
After considerable hesitation Menelek sent, early in December, a note to the powers, in which, after thanking them for their intentions, he stipulated that the agreement should not in any way limit his own sovereign rights.
He maintained an attitude of defiance and of "Roman resolution," smiled scornfully at his questioners, making no secret of his intentions, replied to the king, who asked why he would kill him, that the pope had excommunicated him, that "dangerous diseases require a desperate remedy," adding fiercely to the Scottish courtiers who surrounded him that "one of his objects was to blow back the Scots into Scotland."
But however excellent his intentions, his publicly expressed disapproval of the ChamberlainMilner policy probably did more harm than his private influence with Mr Kruger could possibly do good.
This letter must have convinced Newton of the sincerity of Montague's good intentions towards him; we find them living as friends on the most intimate terms until Halifax's death in 1715.
It seems certain that the drafters of the charter were honest in their intentions, and did not purpose to set up a feudal oligarchy in the place of a royal autocracy.
When the queen was dead, and some rumours of the kings intentions got abroad, the public indignation was so great that Henry of Richards councillors had to warn him to disavow the Richmond projected marriage, if he wished to retain a single lands at adherenf.
By an amendment of 1882 the word "white" was omitted and by an amendment of 1908 it was provided that those foreign-born and unnaturalized in order to become electors must have declared their intentions to become citizens before the 1st of December 1908, and that "the rights hereby granted to such persons shall cease on the first day of December A.D.
With perfect subtlety Bonaparte worked on the feelings of all and kept his own intentions secret.
His opposition to the war of 1870 exposed him to insults and violence, and in 1872 he was condemned to two years' imprisonment in a fortress for treasonable intentions.
With revolutionary intentions as to reform, this only ended, after several years of normal budgets, in ultimate frustration.
Add to this that he was a virtuous husband, a kind father, a fervent Christian and a good-natured man full of excellent intentions, yet a spectacle of moral pusillanimity and ineptitude.
The accusation against him was that he had written in contravention of the decree of 1616, and in defiance of the command of the Holy Office communicated to him by Cardinal Bellarmin; and his defence consisted mainly in a disavowal of his opinions, and an appeal to his good intentions.
But he was young, pleasure-loving, and wanted the strength of will to make his good intentions effective.
In June 1863, as soon as parliament had risen, Bismarck published ordinances controlling the liberty of the press, which, though in accordance with the letter, seemed opposed to the intentions of the constitution, and it was on this occasion that the crown prince, hitherto a silent opponent, publicly dissociated himself from the policy of his father's ministers.
His contemporaries, while admitting the excellence of his intentions as a statesman, lay stress upon his defects of temper and discretion.
As the French refused to comply, Dinwiddie secured from the reluctant Virginia assembly a grant of £io,000 and in the spring of 1754 he sent Washington with an armed force toward the forks of the Ohio river "to prevent the intentions of the French in settling those lands."
The special feature upon which most stress has been laid, ever since Wagner's death in 1883, has been not so much the musical as the dramatic significance of the works; it is contended by the inmost circle of Wagnerian adherents that none but they can fully realize the master's intentions or hand down his traditions.
The Watcher wanted her dead, and yet, Watchers couldn't always be trusted to tell their true intentions.
Sasha had an affinity for collecting the worst of the worst -- creatures whose intentions toward humans and immortals alike were as far from the Immortal Code as could be.
Andre.s death and Rhyn.s reappearance changed everything, and Kris found himself considering alternatives he.d never have thought twice about before, like ordering Rhyn and Sasha killed despite his oath to protect his brothers and making an oath to Katie he had no intentions of keeping.
Carmen's intentions were honorable, but she was incredibly naÃ¯ve.
Which meant â€“ whatever her intentions were â€“ she was a new kind of challenge, and Xander found himself intrigued.
Similarly, by beautiful intentions we can transform otherwise mundane worldly events into actions beloved to Allah.
Such intentions are widely different from those which the profession had been led to expect and have not unnaturally annihilated its confidence.
His versions take risks, but honor the originals ' forms and intentions, making audible a wide array of individual styles and voices.
Employe loyalty is defined in terms of turnover intentions and managers ' ratings of the employees ' loyal boosterism, a type of OCB.
And Demon lives up to his name, with a heavy black brow doing nothing to hide his evil intentions.
Two of the options would also allow the intentions of the Act to be easily circumvented.
The tourist threat is often couched in high sounding good intentions which may well appear credible even laudable to the average person.
To sound credible, you should believe in the authentic intentions of your client.
While his intentions were pure, he only became a dupe to his sanguine temper and his own theories.
The EIS believes that the new structure of assessments, however estimable the intentions, has become unnecessarily complex.
But he is being far too evasive here, and he should not be surprised that suspicions about his intentions are growing.
Many of his views and statements are misleading as to my intentions, which were available and clearly explicated in my book.
The stated intentions of the new owner were to divert the public footpath.
That said, China's neighbors still harbor suspicions about Beijing's long-term intentions.
Many people do, but are severely hindered from putting their intentions into practice.
Manipulation always appears in the context of communication and the manipulator's intentions are covert, albeit not always insincere.
Ultimately, it was a tradegy, motivated by good intentions and destroyed by incompetence and inability.
Are we not capable of demonstrating our peaceful intentions by applying all our abilities and our ingenuity to achieving a truly lasting stability?
Intentions of those to get lawmakers ' health services for are the implications.
Like a chess master, it watches impassively as schemes are hatched and intentions are thwarted.
Or, however worthy the intentions, are we faced with regulatory overkill?
This assumption is equally spurious for, if anything, the Bay of Pigs was a classic tragedy of good intentions.
There is a striking parallelism between the intentions and hopes of the early trailblazers in radio and today's Internet techno-utopians.
There is this slightly unhinged optimism that comes from a belief in his own intentions.
As a measure of precaution, he procured documentary evidence of the rebellious intentions of the raja and the begum, to the validity of which Impey obligingly lent his extra-judicial sanction.
The British government made inquiry as to his intentions, and on.
For a time the propaganda had very little success, because the uneducated peasants and factory workers could not understand the phraseology and abstract principles of socialism; but when the propagandists descended to a lower platform and spread rumours that the tsar had given all the land to the peasants, and was prevented by the proprietors and officials from carrying out his benevolent intentions, there was a serious danger of agrarian disorders, and energetic measures were adopted by the authorities.
Large commercial interests were in fact involved in the forward policy, " the period of heavy capital expenditure was over, that of profits about to commence," and the power and intentions of Japan were ignored or misunderstood.
Despite the benevolent intentions announced to the Spaniards in his proclamation dated Bayonne, 23rd of June 1808, all reconciliation between them and the French was impossible after Napoleon's treatment of their de facto king, Ferdinand VII.
On joining the allies he received the rank of lieutenant-general and the appointment of aide-de-camp from the tsar, and rendered important assistance during the German campaign, though the charge that he betrayed the numbers, positions and intentions of the French to the enemy was later acknowledged by Napoleon to be without foundation.
I regret to say that this doctrine, supported as it is by a ceaseless stream of malignant lies about the intentions of the British government, is producing a great effect upon a large number of our Dutch fellow-colonists.
His attempt to reorganize the finances by the systematic levy of taxes was hailed with delight, but the government was not strong enough to carry the measures through, and the money which should have been used to pay the taxes was employed to purchase firearms. Thus the benign intentions of Mulai Abdel-Aziz were interpreted as weakness, and Europeans were accused of having spoiled the sultan and of being desirous of spoiling the country.
Pierre often indulged in reflections of this sort, nullifying all his decisions and intentions.
Prince Andrew listened attentively to Bagration's colloquies with the commanding officers and the orders he gave them and, to his surprise, found that no orders were really given, but that Prince Bagration tried to make it appear that everything done by necessity, by accident, or by the will of subordinate commanders was done, if not by his direct command, at least in accord with his intentions.
Why, one who foresees all contingencies... and foresees the adversary's intentions.
But they do generally share their predecessors ' skepticism about the possibility of both group intentions and genuinely collective actions.
We built huge soulless housing estates with the best intentions.
This in turn kept the Germans suspicious of the intentions of the French.
There is a striking parallelism between the intentions and hopes of the early trailblazers in radio and today 's Internet techno-utopians.
Pausing from their work in the waning light, farmers spoke quietly of American intentions.
Despite good intentions, it's tough to mesh two different product lines and cultures together.
Despite everyone's best intentions, ratings of computers don't conform to any sort of industry-wide standard.
Ratings supplied by the retailers' other customers certainly have the best intentions, but there's no way to know whether they are a representative sample of all shoppers.
Be aware you may meet up with a kind-hearted soul who has found a litter of feral kittens and is trying to give them away with the best of intentions.
If you don't feel that you can speak about the problem without losing your temper, write a letter to them instead stating your intentions.
He or she will want to avoid the appearance of deserting the family by moving out with no intentions of returning.
No matter what the intentions you have for your master bedroom, there are a few common interior design considerations that must be addressed.
The first rule of being a successful scrapbook hostess is to be honest about your intentions.
Letting your intentions be known through a note is a popular method for a schoolboy crush, as many guys are afraid of rejection.
Studies also clearly show that the vast majority of adolescents who commit suicide showed clear-cut signs of their intentions before actually making an attempt.
Most people have the best intentions when they begin a diet, but eventually they will become bored because it is hard to avoid certain foods.
According to the Red Cross website, the Red Cross' babysitting class is designed for teens between 11 and 15 with intentions or an interest in babysitting.
While the bride most likely has the best of intentions, flower girl dresses are expensive, for some they're not even affordable.
Instead, inform your maid of honor and/or best man of your intentions, and leave it to them to notify your guests by word of mouth.
It is a formal announcement of the couple's intentions.
In fact, your good intentions may be met with an extremely negative reaction.
The couple co-starred in the 1999 film Cruel Intentions, following which, Ryan proposed.
After appearing together in the box-office hit Cruel Intentions, they were married on a plantation in South Carolina on June 5, 1999.
Hildreth, understandably, wasn't aware of her boyfriend's intentions until Wolff read a heartfelt letter that included the line "I came here to lose weight and I found my soul mate.
Of course, not all members of the paparazzi have good intentions.
Trump has great intentions with this latest celebrity version of The Apprentice, but are good intentions enough to get people interested in the show again?
The problem is lots of people start out with the same good intentions, but many wind up bringing a new pet home without putting the proper thought into it.
Then there is another group of people who may present themselves well when they agree to take one or more puppies home, but their intentions are far from honorable.
Most people who are willing to take free puppies have the very best of intentions, but unless they look at the situation from every angle they might not realize all that is involved.
If someone offers to take the whole litter off your hands, be very suspicious about that person's intentions and say no thanks.
It sounds as though this shelter probably started out with good intentions, but is now caught in a very bad situation due to lack of operating funds.
Be sure to select pants that mirror the intentions you have for them.
There are a lot of well-meaning folks to run into online, but it's also completely possible to meet people with less than good intentions online.
Jokes, even revenge jokes, should always be done with humor and good intentions.
The majority of people who utilize senior personals are looking for more than a friend, and that's how they'll perceive your intentions.
Whichever route is taken, as long as the speech is made in good humor, with the best of intentions, and with a note of thanks for all concerned, it will be well-received.
Not everyone you meet will have good intentions either.
The name of the park itself is a nod to Hall's intentions - it takes the "caro" from "Carolinas" and the "winds" from the hurricanes and windstorms that have blown through the states.
Whichever character you choose, you learn in the beginning that a strange entity, named "Guardian Angel" is completely aware of your intentions and actually informs you of special artifacts you need to obtain in order to open The Vault.
Don't be afraid to call the school or the job to check up on the person, informing the boss or teacher why you are calling and what your intentions are.
Recently there has been an upsurge of dangerous aliens landing on Earth with evil intentions.
There, you can post up your video game trading intentions and let the fun begin.
The range of intentions goes from being worried about someone's safety or tracking a felon to tracking an innocent person with plans to do harm when his or her guard is down.
For example, the injury might occur in a shopping center where a young child, typically two or three years old, is intent on pursuing a course or selecting an item somewhat different from the intentions of the parent.
It explains why young children are concerned with outcomes rather than intentions.
For example, bullies attribute hostile intentions to people around them and therefore perceive provocation where it does not exist.
Many hyperactive, clumsy children are accidentally aggressive, but their intentions are compassionate.
If you have anything "out of the ordinary" in your will take the time now to explain to your family the intentions of your will."
There's no reason to pay for listings that are available for free elsewhere, and it's very possible that sites asking for money have fraudulent intentions.
If you are not sure about your intentions with regards to whether you will stay in your home or sell it in the next couple of years, refinancing may not be in your best interests right now.
If you pair your micro mini with a spaghetti strap cropped top and mile-high stilettos, plus a heavy dose of makeup, people may mistake your intentions.
Wicca magic (or magick) can be done for any need, whether it is a blessing for a new baby or to ward away suspected evil intentions.
It is possible to meet people with malicious intentions over the Internet, though you can sometimes detect a degree of such instability through email correspondence.
This will assure them of your honorable intentions toward their child and will help smooth the path for further relationship development in case the two of you hit it off.
For those who seek relationships of a more casual nature, most dating sites can seem too weighty with long-term intentions.
It isn't difficult for a teen to make connections with people who might not have the best intentions.
Not everyone is looking for the same things as you, so lay out your intentions to avoid complications later.
Ask lots of questions during the communication process to gauge the true intentions of someone before agreeing to meet him or her in person.
This is to let him or her know that your intentions are good, and you aren't just staring at him because his jacket clashes with his pants or she's got broccoli stuck in her teeth!
You can't go out on a date without making your intentions or at least your interests known.
Naïve because you knew your intentions, thoughtless because you didn't think about how the behavior would look to someone (your girlfriend) who is not mature enough to not get jealous.
It is all in the intention, and as Fivestar mentions, sometimes the intentions can be misread.
Many movies imply that lesbians are more emotional than others - for example, the movie Cruel Intentions features bisexual women portrayed as vicious and manipulative to the point of death.
If you have no intentions on following through with the date, don't use the service.
Don't make assumptions about the other person's emotions or intentions.
There is always a chance that you will encounter swindlers but choosing a reputable dating site will cut down on the possibility of having your heart broken by someone with less than good intentions.
The younger the girl and the bigger the age gap, the more people are likely to talk, regardless of whether the man's intentions border on predatory.
While the ring will not be authentic, so long as the spirit behind the proposal and the relationship is genuine, the ring will symbolize nothing but the best intentions of the happy couple.
If that happens to coincide with Valentine's Day, so much the better, but rushing or delaying a marriage proposal in order to utilize a holiday can taint the intentions behind the question.
Couples who choose to host their own party may use the event to announce their intentions, even surprising their guests with the happy news.
Many brides-to-be choose bridal set engagement rings and other elaborate designs for engagement and wedding rings, and using a more elaborate design as a promise ring can convey the wrong intentions.
Despite the best intentions to determine ring size properly, it won't always be perfect.
Since Fossil, Inc. began with the intentions of being primarily a brand, this company is easily recognized through the presence of its signature key chain logo.
Analyze your own intentions and ambitions carefully.
If you are lucky enough to win his heart, you need never worry about his intentions and loyalty.
They also have quite a talent for ridding others of their bad intentions and habits.
Before signing your teen up for a specialty camp, carefully examine your intentions.
Permissive parents have good intentions.
Despite the good intentions, problems occur when permissive parents fail to set appropriate boundaries for their children.
No matter which precautions Ouija board users take to only communicate with so-called "good" spirits, it can be quite difficult to discern the intentions of any spirit that pops up to chat.
No person can have a full understanding of ghosts or similar otherworldly beings, so it is not possible to be completely sure that the communicating entity is not evil or doesn't have mischievous intentions.
While no one can really attest to her true intentions, local legend has it that the mansion has indeed been a center for paranormal activity and hauntings.
For weddings, electronic cards can serve several purposes, depending on the couple's intentions and the guests' purpose.
Phillippe quickly followed up his daytime tenure with several popular movies in a row including I Know What You Did Last Summer and Cruel Intentions.
Gellar went on to star in Buffy the Vampire Slayer for 7 years and followed that up with movie roles in I Know What You Did Last Summer, Cruel Intentions and Scooby Doo.
In 2010, actor David Canary announced his intentions to retire from acting and All My Children.
Though they were on-again, off-again lovers, they enjoyed being bad allies, even betting on whether Leo could get Becca's virginity, in the style of the film Cruel Intentions.
His marriages to Nikki always began with great intentions and more often than not, ended on bitterness.
This type of tattoo is also synonymous with low-rise jeans, because no matter how discreet the intentions, most ink owners like to show them off!
While often not the original intentions of the wearer, as more ink is applied to the skin, the concept of the body suit comes up.
There is little known about his motivation, his life, or his intentions, but by the 1930s, he was at the forefront of a new yoga movement.
The challenge is that the medication is used to help the baby and the physician's intentions are to ensure survival and a safe delivery.
The letter you write should specifically outline your needs and intentions.
Selecting free templates for your business letters will help better organize your thoughts and ensure the recipient of your letter understands your intentions.
For many of us, our intentions are grand and aspiring.
People rush into this healthy way of life with good intentions and high hopes of sticking to a regimen in order to lose weight and/or improve their health.
The point is that you hold these intentions for your practice, maybe even working on one at a time until you feel like you have incorporated that principle fully.
Nothing can mess up the best intentions of safe training like being forced to cheat after the first couple reps.
A lot of people buy equipment with the best of intentions, only to have it wind up as a place where they hang their clothes for the next several months or years.
Whenever a relative passes away and there are no clear beneficiaries, or no one is aware of the intentions of the deceased, a situation arises that could result in unclaimed life insurance.
The difficulties that can arise when someone doesn't leave clear instructions regarding their life insurance intentions should motivate everyone to make sure to leave clear instructions.
There will be no question of your intentions when you walk into the room with these barely there outfits.
Seductively sheer with lacy and jeweled trims, these beautiful ensembles give a hint of innocence with naughty intentions.
Although the singer's intentions for the future were not initially to be a singer, she could not deny her artistic side.
Original intentions of the girls' management had them named as the band 'Touch'.
Despite the best intentions, occasionally teen party themes just don't work out.
Contact those you haven't heard from about ten days out to verify their intentions so that you can plan accordingly.
Werewolves, ghosts, vampires and zombies are key characters and are often playing the hero's role, even if some of their intentions are less than heroic.
Alas for excellent intentions, her escape pod is improperly directed and misses the main space lanes, and drifts for years.
Alas for his father's intentions, the Heralds are notably more tolerant of diversity than the petty landowners.
Alas, for good intentions, Gollum leads the two directly to the lair of Shelob, a giant spider, who stings Frodo with a poisonous bite, allowing him to be captured by orcs.
Sometimes, in spite of your good and safe intentions, dye will seem to get everywhere, including on your skin.
The best of intentions gone wrong, Startegy has succeeded in coming to the first page of Google, but the site is so poorly laid out with small text, distracting motion graphics, and even an unfortunate name that sounds like a typo.
While the Dryden H.S. site has the best of intentions, the many broken links are an indication of the difficulty of maintaining art department school websites.
If the boy had been his, how would his good intentions have made her husband feel?
He's as sweet as he can be and I have no doubt his intentions are honorable.
While the killer's intentions were unknown, we knew Howie thwarted them both to their death.
Howie, out of character, had penned his intentions and with legal assistance referred by Merrill Cooms, she and Molly are financially set for life.
He repeated his intentions to continue his education in the off season, skirting the fact he'd be kissing off the final year of his scholarship.
It can't do any harm and it may shed light on his intentions.
As if reading her intentions, Hannah forced herself out of her shock and hurried to the low-burning hearth.
All we have is the letter from Rev. Martin, and lord knows what his intentions were.
You have to stop plying me with booze or I'll think you have evil intentions.
In spite of good intentions, he must have dozed as he woke to the sound of someone on the stairs.
He assumed it was Fred, with a tray of food and a peck of good intentions, but just now, even his stepfather was not a welcome visitor.
In truth, his intentions were honorable.
Claudia put on a pout, thinking she had misread Jackson's intentions for her.
Obviously he had reconsidered his intentions toward her - or had she misread them from the start?
If you want Carmen, you'd better make your intentions honorable.
If I had his history, I'd be nervous about the bride's intentions on this day too.
But no - if his intentions were ill willed, he would hardly have expressed his interest to an obvious town gossip.
Which meant – whatever her intentions were – she was a new kind of challenge, and Xander found himself intrigued.
His action, however, in the event, diminished rather than increased his chances of success, owing to the distrust of his intentions which it inspired.
But if the epithet is intended to designate an animal that takes an interest in its rider so far as a beast can, that in some way understands his intentions, or shares them in a subordinate fashion, that obeys from a sort of submissive or halffellow-feeling' with his master, like the horse or elephant, then I say that the camel is by no means docile - very much the contrary.
Though he considered such precipitation impolitic, Robilant, finding that confidential information of Italian intentions had already been conveyed to the Austrian government, sought an interview with King Humbert, and on the 17th of October started for Vienna to settle the conditions of the visit.
Rumours of this gigantic scheme reached Constantinople, and as Catherine's menacing attitude left little doubt as to her aggressive intentions the Porte presented an ultimatum and finally declared war (1787).
In this process some of the local officials displayed probably an amount of zeal beyond the intentions of the government, but any attempt to oppose the movement was rigorously punished.
Dorset's beneficent intentions for his sons' pedagogue probably suggested Wolsey's ordination as priest at Marlborough on March ro, 1498, and on October io, r50o, he was instituted, on Dorset's presentation, to the rectory of Limington in Somerset.
Emmet's lack of discretion was shown by his revealing his intentions in detail to an Englishman named Lawrence, resident near Honfleur, with whom he sought shelter when travelling on foot on his way to Ireland.
Rapidly renouncing his previous intentions, he issued orders to concentrate on Allenstein; but this point was chosen too far in advance and he was anticipated by Murat and Soult at that place on the 2nd of February.
Confidential notes are directed to inspiring confidence by giving an explicit account of the views and intentions of the plenipotentiaries and their governments.
The Goagnazes, or prevailing tribe of Indians in that neighbourhood, as soon as they discovered the intentions of the new-comers to fix themselves permanently there, collected for the purpose of expelling them.
The good intentions of the Jesuits were in part frustrated by the opposition of Costa the governor; and it was not until 1558, when Mem de Sa was sent out to supersede him, that their projects were allowed free scope.
For some years Natal had watched with anxiety the attitude of increasing hostility towards the British adopted by the Pretoria administration, and, with bitter remembrance of the events of 1881, gauged with accuracy the intentions of the Boers.
Like most innovators, Roscellinus stated his position in bold language, which emphasized his opposition to accepted doctrines; and his words, if not his intentions, involved the extreme Nominalism which, by making universality merely subjective, pulverizes existence into detached particulars.
The press promulgated the wildest alarms as to the intentions of Louis Napoleon, who was represented as contemplating a sudden and piratical descent upon the English coast without pretext or provocation.
Meanwhile, however, Jellachich had himself started for Innsbruck, where he succeeded in persuading the emperor of the loyalty of his intentions, and whence, though not as yet formally reinstated, he was allowed to return to Croatia with practically unfettered discretion.
The family of Retz had military traditions, but it had also much church influence, and, despite the very unclerical leanings of the future cardinal, which were not corrected by the teachings of his tutor St Vincent de Paul, the intentions of his family never varied respecting him.
The large estates which pious intentions had bestowed on the Church it was not allowed to alienate.
His intentions were made known only to a privileged few, and these, curiously, were not his colleagues.
The king had good intentions, but his mind was warped by Dutch prejudices, and he was ill-advised and acted unadvisedly.
When he reached Kiev he sent for all his stewards to the head office and explained to them his intentions and wishes.
It is amazing how his Serene Highness could so foresee the intentions of the French!
And with that object he had asked Gerasim to get him a peasant's coat and a pistol, confiding to him his intentions of remaining in Joseph Alexeevich's house and keeping his name secret.
The rangy striker announced his intentions with a shot over the bar after only two minutes as Swansea pushed forward from the kick-off.
There was more to the boy's intentions than he let on.
Darkyn's intentions were the opposite.
Whatever Tim's intentions, he'd agreed to let her out of his political game.
Katie says you're questioning my intentions toward you and your property.
Why would Rob care about Aaron's intentions toward Felipa?
When alone with the field marshal the Emperor expressed his dissatisfaction at the slowness of the pursuit and at the mistakes made at Krasnoe and the Berezina, and informed him of his intentions for a future campaign abroad.
He turned on some music with weak intentions of continuing his sheriff reading but instead just sat there, finishing the last of the merlot.
Carmen's intentions were honorable, but she was incredibly naïve.
He wanted to know your intentions, or he'd find a way to kill you.
Surely there are hearts and hands ever ready to make it possible for generous intentions to be wrought into noble deeds.
I have no intentions of doing so.
He's made his intentions here clear to me.
But all his good intentions and promises went up in smoke minutes later with another phone call.