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ascribe
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

5 uses
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Definition
attribute or credit to
  • But as to knowing what he appeared to 'know'—there are other examples of p-p-p-precognition; not every example is necessarily ascribed to God.
    p. 534.0
  • But in several other versions of the totem ascribed to Watahantowet, the figure has a tomahawk in its mouth and looks completely crazy—or else, he is making a gesture toward peace: no arms, tomahawk in mouth; together, perhaps, they are meant to signify that Watahantowet does not fight.
    p. 10.8
  • The editorial and the subsequent weekly essays that Owen published in The Grave were ascribed not to Owen Meany by name, but to "The Voice"; and the text was printed in uniform upper-case letters.
    p. 293.9
  • Even the roaches in the kitchen were not there out of any dirtiness that could be ascribed to Hester; and although she appeared to know a lot of guys, not one of them ever returned to the apartment and spent the night with her.
    p. 503.5
  • Look at you—you never even believed in G-G-G-God; you've said so, and here you are ascribing to the h-h-h-hand of God everything that happened to Owen M-M-M-Meany!"
    p. 534.0

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