Usage examples for impute

  1. He added, that if our ships all departed without trade, he would be blamed by the pacha, his superior officer, who would impute our departure to his ill usage. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  2. If the reader tire in the brief reference I shall make, he must not impute it to any want of interest in the subject; and as I am not in the habit of going into heroics, he will believe me when I say that, if he have any reverence for the men or things consecrated by the respect and admiration of ages, he will find it called out at Athens. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, Vol. I (of 2) by John Lloyd Stephens
  3. And as Christ is said to die for us, so the Father is said to impute righteousness to us; to wit, as we are without works, as we are ungodly. – The Pharisee And The Publican by John Bunyan
  4. The pleased man is not suspicious; he does not hesitate in coming to a conclusion, and he is not likely to impute evil motives to the actions of others. – Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business by Scott, Walter Dill
  5. On what consideration is it possible to impute this war to me? – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  6. Would Mr. Dinsmore and his daughter, so noble themselves, be ready to impute so unworthy a motive to him? – Grandmother Elsie by Martha Finley
  7. When, therefore, we are hindered, or disturbed, or grieved, let us never impute it to others, but to ourselves; that is, to our views. – The Five Great Philosophies of Life by William de Witt Hyde
  8. But since I used the phrase " laws of thought," the mistress perhaps supposed that a " law of thought" has something to do with thinking and seemed to imagine that I wished to impute to the maid some moral defect of an unimportant nature. –  by
  9. In that respect, I must take to myself all the blame you may choose to impute to me. – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown
  10. Turn to other cases, in which a charitable judgment will impute no positive betrayal of trusts, but a defect of vision to recognize the claim of the higher ideal. – The Americanism of Washington by Henry Van Dyke
  11. I have no one to help me, and I dare not approach Thee, for I am guilty; help, O help me, for the sake of my father Abraham, who was willing to offer up his son Isaac, have mercy upon me, and impute his righteousness unto me. – Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  12. When I am told that we should not utter remonstrances against the French government lightly, nor too readily impute a disposition to disturb the amicable relations at present subsisting between the two countries, I answer that no one more earnestly desires peace than I do. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  13. " To whom else can I impute it? – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  14. To believe is to ascribe value, impute meaning, assign import. – John Dewey's logical theory by Delton Thomas Howard
  15. I have every reason to be pleased with the disposition of those whom I have seen here, as well foreigners as natives, and I cannot sufficiently express my gratitude for the liberal and friendly manner in which I have been received by the Count de Montmorin, the Ambassador of France, which I should impute entirely to M. Gerard's good offices, was not his own good will and desire to conform to the favorable disposition of his Court apparent. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  16. It is, therefore, to the extraordinary means used for my detection that I impute my defeat, rather than to any bungling of my own. – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood
  17. Vivid to me still is one's almost ashamed sense of this at the hurried disordered time, and of how it was impossible not to impute to his grave steady gentleness and judgment a full awareness of the difference it would have made for him, all the same, to be doing such things with a still more intimate pity. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  18. He did not impute aught to Mrs. Ryves more than that having brooded over the matter for so many years she had at last persuaded herself of the truth of the fiction she was representing; but Mrs. Serres, he suggested, was really the concocter of the whole scheme. – Claimants to Royalty by John H. Ingram
  19. The augur declared that the omens were favourable, for the chickens had eaten a hearty meal; but an officer, who had watched the birds at breakfast, and had been struck by the extreme delicacy of their appetites, came forward to impute foul play to the augur. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  20. I repeat to you, solemnly and earnestly, with all the conviction that a minute acquaintance with the sad history of her life can give, that your wife is not guilty of the crime which you impute to her; and that she has only loved you too passionately; only feared you too much. – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton