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assume
used in Rose Red

7 uses
  • Or is there reason behind this assumption?
    8 — 1917 (4% in)
  • I assumed that Daniel, as head of the Carriage House, would make himself available upon my husband's return, but Sukeena had it on good report that Daniel had a game of dice planned at this same hour, said to be under way in the skeet room of the basement-a room designed to launch the clay pigeons for skeet shooting from the Loggia on the north side of the ground floor, just off the Billiard Room.
    4 — 1909 (70% in)
  • I assumed most of these to be empty, as we had occupied Rose Red for less than a year, and these rooms were intended for "over? ow" storage.
    4 — 1909 (74% in)
  • I assumed her amusement stemmed from anxiety, from her nervousness about approaching the subject, for she dealt with this problem of her husband's in a most unusual way.
    5 — 1910 (69% in)
  • What intrigues me now, however, is my mistaken assumption that my prayers were responsible for Delora's disappearance.
    6 — 1911-1915 (15% in)
  • I am under the assumption that one of her young, lithe attendants is also quite versed in the English language and came to her assistance in this matter.
    7 — 1915-1916 (81% in)
  • All these months of not so much as a kiss between us, I had assumed his transgressions with the women of the night had satisfied whatever urges a man like John Rimbauer has-substantial urges indeed.
    8 — 1917 (60% in)

There are no more uses of "assume" in Rose Red.

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