"There, you always ascribe base, vile motives to me," she said with tears of wounded pride and fury.
She ascribed this hostility to the awkward position in which Anna, who had once patronized her, must feel with her now, and she felt sorry for her.
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I think of them most warmly, as I do my natural parents, but to neither would I ascribe the business of having reared me, for it seems clear that it was the purposeful society that did so, and really nothing and no one else.
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
No real revelation in all this: in modern times most of the mischief ascribed to the military has been wrought with the advice and consent of civil authority.