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Usage examples for impute

  1. In that respect, I must take to myself all the blame you may choose to impute to me. – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. 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
  7. " To whom else can I impute it? – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Would Mr. Dinsmore and his daughter, so noble themselves, be ready to impute so unworthy a motive to him? – Grandmother Elsie by Martha Finley
  11. On what consideration is it possible to impute this war to me? – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
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