1 This last attribute, however, had been less carefully developed than his intellectual gifts, and was, in truth, rather a matter of shame than self-congratulation with him.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In III. THE RECOGNITION
2 In truth, he was startled, if not shocked, to find this attribute in the physician.
3 Some attribute had departed from her, the permanence of which had been essential to keep her a woman.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
4 Elinor answered in some distress that she was, and then talked of head-aches, low spirits, and over fatigues; and of every thing to which she could decently attribute her sister's behaviour.
5 Nothing is farther from my thoughts than to attribute any degree of artifice to Mr. jorkins.
6 The other was his wife, and he could only attribute her to the mysterious kindness of God.
7 This attribute was common to most of Lily's set: they had a force of negation which eliminated everything beyond their own range of perception.
8 Nor, in quite other aspects, does Nature in her least palpable but not the less malicious agencies, fail to enlist among her forces this crowning attribute of the terrible.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
9 The gift to appreciate and the sense to feel the finer shades and relations of moral things, often seems an attribute of those whose whole life shows a careless disregard of them.
10 Whenever anything went wrong it became usual to attribute it to Snowball.
11 While indulging themselves in the pleasures of the table, they aimed at delicacy, but avoided excess, and were apt to attribute gluttony and drunkenness to the vanquished Saxons, as vices peculiar to their inferior station.
12 She did not attribute guile to any.
13 For we must attribute this happy conclusion," she added, "in a great measure to his kindness.
14 Heathcliff smiled again, as if it were rather too bold a jest to attribute the paternity of that bear to him.
15 I attribute it to the superior quality of the wine, sir.