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attribute
Used in
The Idiot
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  • Rogojin attributes her strangeness to other causes, to passion!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We degrade God when we attribute our own ideas to Him, out of annoyance that we cannot fathom His ways.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The prince was taken aback by the suddenness of this last reply, and did not know to what he should attribute it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In reality the devil is a great and terrible spirit, with neither hoofs, nor tail, nor horns; it is you who have endowed him with these attributes!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She is sure of your love; but besides that, she must attribute SOMETHING else to you—some good qualities, otherwise the thing would not be.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The sight of this pre-eminently national attribute was enough to convince anybody, without words, that it was a serious matter for those who should happen to come into contact with it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • ALL three of the Miss Epanchins were fine, healthy girls, well-grown, with good shoulders and busts, and strong—almost masculine—hands; and, of course, with all the above attributes, they enjoyed capital appetites, of which they were not in the least ashamed.  (not reviewed by editor)

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