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attribute
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Bleak House
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  • "I beg you will have the goodness to attribute that to me, who have detained her, and to receive my excuses, sir," said I. "Oh, dear!" said he.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In respect of ideality, reverence, wonder, and other such phrenological attributes, it is no worse off than it used to be.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Call the death by any name your Highness will, attribute it to whom you will, or say it might have been prevented how you will, it is the same death eternally—inborn, inbred, engendered in the corrupted humours of the vicious body itself, and that only—spontaneous combustion, and none other of all the deaths that can be died.  (not reviewed by editor)

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