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ascribe
used in Of Human Bondage

6 uses
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Definition
attribute or credit to
  • It was to both their interests, but they ascribed it to a common love for their Redeemer.
    5-6 — Chapters 5-6 (71% in)
  • He was surprised at himself because he ceased to believe so easily, and, not knowing that he felt as he did on account of the subtle workings of his inmost nature, he ascribed the certainty he had reached to his own cleverness.
    27-28 — Chapters 27-28 (83% in)
  • I refuse to make a hierarchy of human actions and ascribe worthiness to some and ill-repute to others.
    45-46 — Chapters 45-46 (34% in)
  • You rear like a frightened colt, because I use a word to which your Christianity ascribes a deprecatory meaning.
    45-46 — Chapters 45-46 (45% in)
  • He repeated to himself over and over again that he loathed Mildred, and, ascribing to Griffiths this new disappointment, he hated him so much that he knew what was the delight of murder: he walked about considering what a joy it would be to come upon him on a dark night and stick a knife into his throat, just about the carotid artery, and leave him to die in the street like a dog.
    77-78 — Chapters 77-78 (49% in)
  • It was ascribing to her a power of thought and a mature wisdom which fitted neither with her age nor with her character.
    119-120 — Chapters 119-120 (63% in)

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