ascribe

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  • She knew that he meant her to ascribe a full meaning to his words. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
  • All that remains of his thought is what later tradition ascribes to him.
  • We have no right to ascribe such a wish to our friend Rose. Cited from Edward Fane's Rosebud, by N. Hawthorne
  • But she realized how those who knew her would take it, what cause they would ascribe. Cited from North of Fifty-Three, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Thinking this, what place can I ascribe to art in our education? Cited from Miscellanies, by Oscar Wilde
  • I am at no loss to ascribe Smith's speech to its true father. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 3 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
  • I believe he is a little wrong in not ascribing more to the structure of his own mind. Cited from Works Charles and Mary Lamb, V5, Letters, by Lamb
  • Let you not always be ascribing to God the things that are mine. Cited from Messer Marco Polo, by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
  • But it also leaves out very significant world powers who ascribe to communist values.
  • Pray do not then ascribe this to any want of proper attention towards you. Cited from Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Vol. 1 of 2, by Lady Wallace
  • But no; we have no right to ascribe such a wish to our friend Rose. Cited from Twice Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • These two circumstances form the whole of that necessity which we ascribe to matter. Cited from Hume, by T.H. Huxley
  • Status has two different types that come along with it: achieved, and ascribed.
  • Love is a baby, so might he not ascribe full size to one that's still growing?
  • We look at it from various points of view, and ascribe to it first one quality and then another. Cited from The Arian Controversy, by H. M. Gwatkin
  • Perhaps after all I am ascribing to system what is mere accident. Cited from V1 Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay, by Trevelyan
  • Will any man be again so bold as to ascribe this to chance? Cited from The Existence of God, by Francois de Salignac de La Mothe-Fenelon
  • It was extremely rare for people of this ascribed status to make it out into another estate.
  • And the cause to which he ascribes this state, is want of scientific culture. Cited from Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects, by Herbert Spencer
  • I ascribe no main importance, nor do I claim for those efforts any high reward. Cited from Speeches from the Dock, Part I, by Various
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