to that effect love


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  • adv. with that general meaning


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  • He wrote his wife a little note to that effect and summoned his brother-in-law, Lieutenant Joseph Morrison.


  • In spite of instructions from General Halleck to be "very cautious" until more troops reached the line of the Rappahannock, Pope decided to advance the remainder of Banks's II Corps to the position occupied by Crawford's brigade; orders to that effect were sent at 9:45 A.M.13


  • Papers to that effect were duly signed by the respective parties, sealed, and delivered for safe-keeping to Horatio Bridge, who preserved them faithfully until the appointed time arrived.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • It has been ascertained that the drowning of Henry Jackson in Songo River by being kicked in the mouth by another boy while swimming, took place in 1828, so that the statement to that effect in the diary, must have been interpolated.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • At the end of the discussion, which only his chief of staff, Lou Ann Linehan, attended, Hagel said he would support me, a major step forward, and he issued a press release to that effect just a few hours later.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • It is impossible for me clearly to recollect the circumstances of this disagreeable period, but a detail of them will be found in a publication to that effect by Du Peyrou, of which I shall hereafter have occasion to speak.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • But Furneaux convinced himself that no strait existed, and reported to that effect when he rejoined Cook in Queen Charlotte's Sound.

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders

  • I imagine Mrs Rogers said something to that effect to her grandson Jason, and he then brought in a friend who was experienced at this sort of thing.

    A Letter of Mary

  • B. & Co. wrote to their lawyer in New Orleans, who attached the real estate (these two articles and a lot of plantation hands formed the most valuable part of it), and wrote word to that effect to New York.

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • Whether he divined for himself that the influence of the Earl of Nottingham, the Secretary of State, to whom he owed his prosecution and imprisonment, was waning, or obtained a hint to that effect from his Whig friends, we do not know, but he lost no time in issuing from his prison a bold attack upon the High-Churchmen.

    Daniel Defoe


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