1 Connie attributed it to Mrs Bolton's influence upon him, just at the crisis in his life.
2 Everything that a considerate parent ought to feel was advanced for her use; and everything that an affectionate mother must feel in promoting her children's enjoyment was attributed to her nature.
3 I had attributed them to you before.
4 It had had plenty of room to expand, thanks to the spare diet of the establishment; and perhaps to this circumstance may be attributed his having any ninth birth-day at all.
5 Clym then went into the garden; and a thoughtful languor stole over Eustacia for the remainder of the afternoon, which her husband attributed to the heat of the weather.
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6 Moreover, the boy had been ailing again; and Susan now, as ever since the night when he had been pressed into Eustacia's service at the bonfire, attributed his indispositions to Eustacia's influence as a witch.
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7 He was not remarkable for intelligence, and his answers were frequently obscure, which I attributed to his limited acquaintance with our language.
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8 'The defeat of the Light Blues may be entirely attributed to the unfortunate absence of the crack International, Godfrey Staunton, whose want was felt at every instant of the game.
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9 I have often attributed my attachment to, my passionate enthusiasm for, the dangerous mysteries of ocean to that production of the most imaginative of modern poets.
10 Much of the marble coldness of Hester's impression was to be attributed to the circumstance that her life had turned, in a great measure, from passion and feeling to thought.
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11 His want of spirits, of openness, and of consistency, were most usually attributed to his want of independence, and his better knowledge of Mrs. Ferrars's disposition and designs.
12 They both had weak eyes, which I had long attributed to their chronically looking in at keyholes, and they were always at hand when not wanted; indeed that was their only reliable quality besides larceny.
13 I laughed, and replied that I saw no suitable profession in the whole prospect; which was perhaps to be attributed to its flatness.
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14 'It has never been attributed to you,' I returned, earnestly responding to her earnestness.
15 He always attributed to his critics a more profound comprehension than he had himself, and always expected from them something he did not himself see in the picture.