Usage examples for presumed

  1. This he proved with a courteous clasp of the girl and a show of the salute on her cheek, which he presumed to take at the night's farewell. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. All persons and people are presumed to have framed their contracts, statutes and constitutions with reference to them. – The Unconstitutionality of Slavery by Lysander Spooner
  3. She had taken Banks with her, obviously; but that action need not be presumed to have any romantic significance. – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford
  4. You have presumed, he said, to say to me what I would not have believed any representative of your corporation would dare to say. – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  5. Lady Grace, who was also leaving the following morning, may be presumed to have echoed it with far more sorrow. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley