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good mind

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  • "I have a good mind to go to London with you," said the baronet.

  • "I've a good mind to break that chap's skull," he said to himself as he turned away.

    The Foolish Lovers St. John G. Ervine
  • He had a good mind to ask her; but he shrank from "dashing her down the first day."

    The Helpmate May Sinclair
  • I had a good mind, once or twice, to have made them open the door.

    Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • I have a good mind to go to Claremont and give it him straight.

    The Loom of Youth Alec Waugh
  • The maligned Mrs. Dott announced that she had a good mind to box his ears.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "For that I have a good mind not to tell you," she threatened.

    Lucia Rudini Martha Trent
  • I have a good mind to tell you what has been upon my mind this ever so long.

    The Crofton Boys Harriet Martineau
  • I 'clare ef I hadn't a good mind to give her the best switchin' ever she got next time I ketch holt of her.

    The Actress' Daughter May Agnes Fleming

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