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blamed

blamed Sentence Examples

  • I think he blamed his father for some reason.

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  • I think he blamed his father for some reason.

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  • That illogical, immature holdout still blamed him for winning her love before he told her.

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  • More so, he blamed himself.

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  • She shouldn't have blamed him last night.

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  • But then out in Colorado when I learned he'd been mur­dered, I still blamed him, in a different way.

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  • She blamed Jonny for that one.

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  • If he is to be blamed in this particular matter, the blame must be chiefly confined to his imprudence in inviting Voltaire at the beginning and to the brutality of his conduct at the end.

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  • You can't be blamed if I keep doing a little snooping, independent like.

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  • Asher is blamed for taking no part in the fight against Sisera (Judg.

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  • He could hardly be blamed if he chose to make her walk home.

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  • Sure, she had blamed him for taking away the opportunity to have another - at first.

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  • Maybe in a way he blamed her for letting Ed suffer as well.

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  • His course was disapproved; he was recalled and brought before the council of state, which blamed his conduct without giving him a chance to justify himself.

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  • with the duke of Burgundy; finally, they investigated and judged numbers of private cases, lawsuits between prelates, members of religious orders and holders of benefices, thus themselves falling into one of the serious abuses for which they had most blamed the court of Rome.

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  • My aunt never said it out loud or even admitted it, but she blamed her son.

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  • Of course, no one had ever expected the nuke attacks to happen, even someone involved in the insurgent organization blamed for them.

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  • He may more fairly be blamed for not having arranged the extracts in each title of the Digest according to some rational principle; for this would have been easy, and would have spared much trouble to students and practitioners ever since.

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  • Coleridge, praising the genius in the book, blamed the metrical imperfection of it.

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  • It is singular that Joab is not blamed for killing Absalom, but it would indeed be strange if the man who helped to reconcile father and son (2 Sam.

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  • It was generally declared by the critics of the volume to be in itself harmless, but was blamed as being found in bad company.

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  • Phosphuretted hydrogen, one of the most important impurities, which has been blamed for the haze formed by the combustion of acetylene under certain conditions, is produced by the action of water upon traces of calcium phosphide found in carbide.

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  • It is singular that Joab is not blamed for killing Absalom, but it would indeed be strange if the man who helped to reconcile father and son (2 Sam.

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  • I do not think I have complained of my wife to you, Masha, or blamed her.

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  • There's no doubt he blamed Edith for his son's death.

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  • The judgment of Severus himself is no doubt that which he puts in the mouth of his interlocutor Posthumianus: "I am astonished that one and the same man could have so far differed from himself that in the approved portion of his works he has no equal since the apostles, while in that portion for which he is justly blamed it is proved that no man has committed more unseemly errors."

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  • The judgment of Severus himself is no doubt that which he puts in the mouth of his interlocutor Posthumianus: "I am astonished that one and the same man could have so far differed from himself that in the approved portion of his works he has no equal since the apostles, while in that portion for which he is justly blamed it is proved that no man has committed more unseemly errors."

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  • There may be a difficulty in fixing responsibility upon any person, or small group of persons; because cases may arise in which the executive, being unable to act without the concurrence of the legislature, can hardly be blamed for failing to act, while yet it is unable to relieve itself by resigning; while on.

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  • In Carthage the archdeacon and later the bishop Caecilianus severely blamed a certain Lucilla for carrying about with her a relic which she used to kiss before receiving the Eucharist (Optatus, De schism.

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  • a story describing how the domestic happiness of a young tutor, who marries the unacknowledged daughter of a Russian sensualist of the old type, dull, ignorant and genial, is troubled by a Russian sensualist of the new school, intelligent, accomplished and callous, without there being any possibility of saying who is most to be blamed for the tragic termination.

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  • Baxter blamed both parties, but Worcestershire was a cavalier county, and a man in his position was, while the war continued, exposed to annoyance and danger in a place like Kidderminster.

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  • Johnson has frequently blamed Shakespeare for neglecting the proprieties of time and place, and for ascribing to one age or nation the manners and opinions of another.

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  • Tribonian has been blamed for the insertions the compilers made in the sentences of the old jurists (the so-called Emblemata Triboniani); but it was a part of Justinian's plan that such insertions should be made, so as to adapt those sentences to the law as settled in the emperor's time.

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  • Critics who have lived in London during the relief of Mafeking have blamed Beethoven for his realism.

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  • In his second term (1780-1781) the state was overrun by British expeditions, and Jefferson, a civilian, was blamed for the ineffectual resistance.

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  • a story describing how the domestic happiness of a young tutor, who marries the unacknowledged daughter of a Russian sensualist of the old type, dull, ignorant and genial, is troubled by a Russian sensualist of the new school, intelligent, accomplished and callous, without there being any possibility of saying who is most to be blamed for the tragic termination.

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  • Tribonian has been blamed for the insertions the compilers made in the sentences of the old jurists (the so-called Emblemata Triboniani); but it was a part of Justinian's plan that such insertions should be made, so as to adapt those sentences to the law as settled in the emperor's time.

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  • Doctors came to see her singly and in consultation, talked much in French, German, and Latin, blamed one another, and prescribed a great variety of medicines for all the diseases known to them, but the simple idea never occurred to any of them that they could not know the disease Natasha was suffering from, as no disease suffered by a live man can be known, for every living person has his own peculiarities and always has his own peculiar, personal, novel, complicated disease, unknown to medicine--not a disease of the lungs, liver, skin, heart, nerves, and so on mentioned in medical books, but a disease consisting of one of the innumerable combinations of the maladies of those organs.

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  • These sounds made his spirits rise, but at the same time he was afraid that he would be blamed for not having executed sooner the important order entrusted to him.

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  • The police blamed street violence though the neighborhood was wrong and girl had no known gang involvement.

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  • They would have blamed Aunt Helen.

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  • I blamed you and everyone else for the mess I made of my life.

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  • When you found the bug, I was sure we were dead ducks, but you blamed the wrong guys.

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  • At first I blamed the way I thought he died—doing something stupid and irresponsible—swimming at night.

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  • He still blamed Alex for their failed romance — still thought she would have married him if Alex hadn't come along.

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  • Dio Cassius and Capitolinus charge Faustina with the most shameless infidelity to her husband, who is even blamed for not paying heed to her crimes.

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  • On the triumph of the reactionaries and the fall of the national party, he secretly placed in the king's hands his adhesion to the triumphant Confederation of Targowica, a false step, much blamed at the time, but due not to personal ambition but to a desire to save something from the wrqck of the constitution.

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  • He returned to Paris to join the committee of public safety, and, in Hanotaux's words, was the dme ulceree of the Commune, but was blamed for the loss of the fort of Issy.

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  • His conduct of the Government during the campaign was also severely blamed, as he acted as though the war were merely an affair of internal politics and party combinations.

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  • From this point of view Charles's whole Polish policy, which has been blamed so long and so loudly - the policy of placing a nominee of his own on the Polish throne - takes quite another complexion: it was a policy not of overvaulting ambition, but of prudential self-defence.

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  • The war is blamed by Turkish historians as unjustifiable and untimely, the country needing reform.

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  • When the troops landed in England, half clothed and half shod, their leader's conduct of the campaign was at first blamed, but his reputation as a general rests solidly upon these facts, that when Napoleon in person, having nearly 300,000 men in Spain, had stretched forth his hand to seize Portugal and Andalusia, Moore with 30,000, forced him to withdraw it, and follow him to Corunna, escaping at the same time from his grasp. Certainly a notable achievement.

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  • In his zeal for orthodoxy, indeed, Frederick William outstripped his minister; he even blamed W6llner's "idleness and vanity" for the inevitable failure of the attempt to regulate opinion from above, and in 1794 deprived him of one of his secular offices in order that he might have more time "to devote himself to the things of God"; in edict after edict the king continued to the end of his reign to make regulations "in order to maintain in his states a true and active Christianity, as the path to genuine fear of God."

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  • He unfairly blamed his chief minister, Archbishop Stratford, for his financial distress, and immediately on his return vindictively attacked him.

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  • He was blamed in various quarters for his disposition of the XXVII.

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  • The "On to Richmond" appeal, which appeared day after day in The Tribune, was incorrectly attributed to him, and it did not wholly meet his approval; but after the defeat in the first battle of Bull Run he was widely blamed for it.

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  • Conrad has been loudly blamed by Polish historians for introducing this foreign, and as it ultimately proved, dangerous element into Poland.

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  • By the end of 1 718 it seemed as if Gertz's system could not go on much longer, and the hatred of the Swedes towards him was so intense and universal that they blamed him for Charles XII.'s tyranny as well as for his own.

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  • His idea of history was more severe and less rhetorical than that of Sallust and Livy, whom he blamed for putting elaborate speeches into the mouths of the characters of whom they wrote.

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  • Blanco, blamed for not acting at once, was recalled.

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  • Bacon's conduct throughout the affair has been blamed, but apparently on wrong grounds.

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  • He returned to Paris to join the committee of public safety, and, in Hanotaux's words, was the dme ulceree of the Commune, but was blamed for the loss of the fort of Issy.

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  • The war is blamed by Turkish historians as unjustifiable and untimely, the country needing reform.

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  • Conrad has been loudly blamed by Polish historians for introducing this foreign, and as it ultimately proved, dangerous element into Poland.

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  • Blanco, blamed for not acting at once, was recalled.

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  • The regimental commander was afraid he might be blamed for this and did not answer.

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  • Though she blamed herself for it, she could not refrain from grumbling at and worrying Sonya, often pulling her up without reason, addressing her stiffly as "my dear," and using the formal "you" instead of the intimate "thou" in speaking to her.

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  • This procedure has often been blamed as unconstitutional; but the excuse must be taken into account that a constitution which provides such an emergency exit must be prepared for use to be made of it.

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  • She'd been scared since Hell, if not before, for which he blamed Kris.

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  • Reminiscent of the Civil War fifty years ago, only the PMF is being blamed.

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  • We know indeed that he sympathized cordially with the home policy of the government; he had no objection to such monopolies or patents as seemed advantageous to the country, and for this he is certainly not to be blamed.'

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  • The peace of Aix-la-Chapelle (1748), which ended the war of the Austrian Succession, brought no gains to France in spite of her victories at Fontenoy and Raucoux; and the king was blamed for the diplomatic failure.

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  • On the one hand it was blamed as provocative, on the other as weak.

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  • His style has frequently been blamed for its obscurity and difficulty, but this is due to two causes: his habit of compressing his arguments into narrow compass, and of always writing with the opposite side of the case in view, so that it has been said of the Analogy that it raises more doubts than it solves.

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  • The times change, and he is not blamed for changing with the times.

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  • For this the British government has been blamed by some.

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  • He cannot be justly blamed for having been born to rule a despotic monarchy, without even the capacity which would have qualified him to manage a small estate.

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  • In his sacred poems he affected to avoid every word with the slightest savour of paganism; and he blamed the poets for their allusions to pagan divinities.

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  • The consciousness of these great services even reconciled him to the loss of much of his popularity; for there can be no doubt that a large part of the Hungarian nation regarded the Composition of 1867 as a sort of surrender and blamed Deak as the author of it.

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  • In 1289 he went to Montpellier, wrote his Ars veritatis inventiva, and removed to Genoa where he translated this treatise into Arabic. In 1291, after many timorous doubts and hesitations for which he bitterly blamed himself, Lull sailed for Tunis where he publicly preached Christianity for a year; he was finally imprisoned and expelled.

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  • In 1860 appeared a singular book, somewhat after the fashion of Ahasverus, entitled Merlin l'enchanteur, in 1862 a Histoire de la campagne de 1815, in 1865 an elaborate book on the French Revolution, in which the author, republican as he was, blamed the acts of the revolutionists unsparingly, and by that means drew down on himself much wrath from more thoroughgoing partisans.

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  • Even in his last years, when loss of friends and continual physical pain made life somewhat "cold, and dark and dreary" for him, he never complained, lamented or blamed the arrangements of nature, and the only way in which it was possible to know that he suffered was through his ever-increasing delight in the health and strength of younger men.

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  • To prevent being blamed by him or others for any disingenuity in not acknowledging my oversights or slips in the first edition, I believe it will not be amiss to print next after the old Praefatio ad Lectorem, the following account of this new Edition.

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  • Though he neednot be blamed for making a prompt end of the traitor Eadric Streona and of Tjhtred, the turbulent earl of Northumbria, at the commencement of his reign, there are other and less justifiable deeds of blood to be laid to his account.

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  • The House of Commons, reflecting the spitit of the country, blamed Lord Clarendon for neglecting to answer Count Walewskis despatch, and blamed Lord Palmerston for introducing a bill at French dictation.

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  • He has also been accused on the same grounds; and if the giver of good wine may be blamed for the guest who gets drunk on it, there is justice in the accusation.

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  • He blamed the king of Germany for trusting his nobles, which he said could only increase their pride and leaning to rebellion.

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  • the learned differed; therefore he could not fairly be blamed for following any opinion that rested on the authority of even a single doctor; therefore his confessor must be authorized to hold him guiltless if any such " probable" opinion could be produced in his favour; nay, it was his duty to suggest such an opinion, even though opposed to his own, if it would relieve the conscience under his charge from a depressing burden.

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  • The older source, however, presupposes that Judah and the two Joseph tribes have acquired their territory; the remaining seven are blamed for their indifference (xviii.

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  • Thus, in the 6th century before Christ, Xenophanes of Colophon severely blamed the poets for their unbecoming legends, and boldly called certain myths " the fables of men of old."

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  • She was blamed for her friendship with the comtesse de Polignac, who loved her only as the dispenser of titles and positions; and when weary of this persistent begging for rewards, she was taxed with her preference for foreigners who asked nothing.

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  • Like Marshal Concha, marquis del Duero, he would have preferred to let events develop enough to allow of the dynasty being restored without force of arms, and he severely blamed the conduct of the generals when he first heard of the pronunciamiento of Marshal Campos at Sagunto.

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  • For this reference to logic he has been severely blamed, but the precise nature of the debt due to the commonly accepted logical classification is very generally misconceived.

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  • His decision has been greatly blamed.

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  • She had blamed him at first for giving them permission to remove her uterus, but it was a life and death decision - one that wasn't easy for him.

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  • If they choose to stay here where there is no future, how can you be blamed?

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  • He could hardly be blamed if he chose to make her walk home.

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  • She shouldn't have blamed him last night.

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  • My aunt never said it out loud or even admitted it, but she blamed her son.

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  • More so, he blamed himself.

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  • The police blamed street violence though the neighborhood was wrong and girl had no known gang involvement.

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  • She blamed Jonny for that one.

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  • They would have blamed Aunt Helen.

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  • I blamed you and everyone else for the mess I made of my life.

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  • She'd been scared since Hell, if not before, for which he blamed Kris.

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  • There's no doubt he blamed Edith for his son's death.

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  • Reminiscent of the Civil War fifty years ago, only the PMF is being blamed.

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  • Of course, no one had ever expected the nuke attacks to happen, even someone involved in the insurgent organization blamed for them.

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  • You can't be blamed if I keep doing a little snooping, independent like.

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  • When you found the bug, I was sure we were dead ducks, but you blamed the wrong guys.

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  • At first I blamed the way I thought he died—doing something stupid and irresponsible—swimming at night.

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  • But then out in Colorado when I learned he'd been mur­dered, I still blamed him, in a different way.

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  • That illogical, immature holdout still blamed him for winning her love before he told her.

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  • He still blamed Alex for their failed romance — still thought she would have married him if Alex hadn't come along.

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  • Sure, she had blamed him for taking away the opportunity to have another - at first.

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  • The Watchers blamed him for stripping the Guardians' magic when he froze time, but he began to wonder if they hadn't done it themselves.

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  • No, he blamed all of Landis for the wrongs of its leader.

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  • Maybe in a way he blamed her for letting Ed suffer as well.

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  • The play could not engender enough sympathy for Phillip Gellburg, a mistake which cannot be blamed on the script.

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  • He failed to engender enough sympathy for Phillip Gellburg, a mistake which cannot be blamed on the script.

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  • He saw him as a rival for his mother's affections and blamed him for hurting his mother in the past.

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  • alarmist media coverage has been blamed for encouraging or validating such attacks.

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  • ancestral homeland is Yemen, has been blamed for the three attacks.

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  • Where bullies were named, these were both boys and girls, although boys were blamed for most of the petty annoyances.

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  • As prodigious climbers, the snakes were blamed for frequent blackouts in the 1980s by shorting across lines and transformers.

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  • blamed the lack of sunshine during much of June.

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  • blamed for a failure to sweep the wings of ice.

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  • blamed for outbreaks of diarrhea among inmates.

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  • blamed for the death of Diana.

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  • The blond bombshell blamed her 'no show ' on her knee, which was operated on in June.

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  • He blamed radical clerics at the center of government.

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  • The recent closure of a number high street outlets by UK electronic goods retailer Dixon's was blamed in part on Internet commerce.

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  • Critics have blamed its omission on a " cultural cringe " about Scots.

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  • The bear had been blamed for killing dozens of sheep.

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  • However, symptoms sometimes follow unusual exertion or strain, which may be blamed at first.

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  • fryhis way we cant be blamed if the pizza place screws your order or you dont get fries with ya burger!

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  • The decline is blamed mostly on a global glut of cotton.

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  • Salt induced hypertension is blamed for about 13,000 strokes and 70,000 heart attacks in Britain every year half of which are fatal.

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  • Raglan was blamed for issuing so imprecise an order.

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  • Increasing popularity of oversees holidays is partly blamed for an alarming rise in malignant melanoma incidence.

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  • The athlete could not be blamed, but she remains understandably inconsolable.

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  • In Russia, for example, the high abortion rate has been blamed for the fact that one in five couples are now infertile.

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  • informer for Serb police, on plans to murder Albanians and commit atrocities that could be blamed on the KLA.

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  • McDonald's scored a landmark victory when a US judge yesterday dismissed a lawsuit that blamed the fast food chain for causing obesity.

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  • lurecotine, not illegal drugs, is blamed for luring victims into other lethal habits.

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  • If his influence has been sometimes malign, he can hardly be blamed.

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  • The attacks have generally been blamed on Islamic militants.

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  • He blamed what he called INS's ` ` institutional incapacity ' ' for the apparent mix-up.

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  • Page 3 of the Observer had this charming headline: " Violence blamed on teenage mums " .

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  • natural ' disasters are often wrongly blamed for causing famines.

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  • One leading neoconservative, William Bennett, wrote a book called The Death of Outrage, which blamed the people.

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  • It blamed overcapacity on North Atlantic routes, price competition from low-cost airlines and higher fuel prices.

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  • parlous situation can hardly be blamed on teachers.

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  • Albanian informer for Serb police, on plans to murder Albanians and commit atrocities that could be blamed on the KLA.

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  • For years, brown recluse spiders have been blamed for bites on humans and pets, but brown recluse spiders don't live here.

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  • And because we're the people who get blamed, it's probably politically savvy to demonstrate that we're trying not to.

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  • scapegoat for ruinous economic policies: economic pain is simply blamed on hostile and ill-intentioned foreigners.

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  • The Spanish government blamed basque separatists for what is being called the worst terrorist attack in its history.

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  • He blamed an untied shoelace, but the authorities weren't so sure.

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  • For years, brown recluse spiders have been blamed for bites on humans and pets, but brown recluse spiders don't live here.

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  • He later blamed his visit to the gravel trap on a missed gear.

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  • The report blamed soaring demand for bluefin tuna on the growth of sushi bars in recent years.

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  • undocumented migrants have been blamed.

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  • Zimbabweans are blamed all over the world for being too subdued, too well-mannered, just accepting anything without protest.

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  • No man ever was more blamed than Orleans during the Revolution, but the faults of ambition and intrigue were his friends', not his own; it was his friends who wished him to be on the throne.

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  • La vraie et la fausse infaillibilite, Paris, 1873), and by Cardinal Newman in his " Letter to the Duke of Norfolk," is the correct one, and this is clear from the fact that it has never been blamed by the ecclesiastical authority.

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  • Hitherto, by his own showing, the private life of the young tsar had been unspeakably abominable, but his sensitive conscience (he was naturally religious) induced him, in 1550, to summon a Zemsky Sobor or national assembly, the first of its kind, to which he made a curious public confession of the sins of his youth, and at the same time promised that the realm of Russia (for whose dilapidation he blamed the boyar regents) should henceforth be governed justly and mercifully.

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  • His course was disapproved; he was recalled and brought before the council of state, which blamed his conduct without giving him a chance to justify himself.

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  • Dio Cassius and Capitolinus charge Faustina with the most shameless infidelity to her husband, who is even blamed for not paying heed to her crimes.

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  • On the triumph of the reactionaries and the fall of the national party, he secretly placed in the king's hands his adhesion to the triumphant Confederation of Targowica, a false step, much blamed at the time, but due not to personal ambition but to a desire to save something from the wrqck of the constitution.

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  • His conduct of the Government during the campaign was also severely blamed, as he acted as though the war were merely an affair of internal politics and party combinations.

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  • From this point of view Charles's whole Polish policy, which has been blamed so long and so loudly - the policy of placing a nominee of his own on the Polish throne - takes quite another complexion: it was a policy not of overvaulting ambition, but of prudential self-defence.

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  • In the Opus Minus and Opus Tertium he pours forth a violent tirade against Alexander of Hales, and another professor, not mentioned by name, but spoken of as alive, and blamed even more severely than Alexander.

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  • with the duke of Burgundy; finally, they investigated and judged numbers of private cases, lawsuits between prelates, members of religious orders and holders of benefices, thus themselves falling into one of the serious abuses for which they had most blamed the court of Rome.

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  • When the troops landed in England, half clothed and half shod, their leader's conduct of the campaign was at first blamed, but his reputation as a general rests solidly upon these facts, that when Napoleon in person, having nearly 300,000 men in Spain, had stretched forth his hand to seize Portugal and Andalusia, Moore with 30,000, forced him to withdraw it, and follow him to Corunna, escaping at the same time from his grasp. Certainly a notable achievement.

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  • He may more fairly be blamed for not having arranged the extracts in each title of the Digest according to some rational principle; for this would have been easy, and would have spared much trouble to students and practitioners ever since.

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  • He has sometimes been blamed for not crushing his incurably disloyal and rebellious nobles, instead of cajoling them, after the example of his contemporary, Louis XI., who laid the foundations of the greatness of France on the ruin of the vassals.

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  • If he is to be blamed in this particular matter, the blame must be chiefly confined to his imprudence in inviting Voltaire at the beginning and to the brutality of his conduct at the end.

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  • Coleridge, praising the genius in the book, blamed the metrical imperfection of it.

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  • In his zeal for orthodoxy, indeed, Frederick William outstripped his minister; he even blamed W6llner's "idleness and vanity" for the inevitable failure of the attempt to regulate opinion from above, and in 1794 deprived him of one of his secular offices in order that he might have more time "to devote himself to the things of God"; in edict after edict the king continued to the end of his reign to make regulations "in order to maintain in his states a true and active Christianity, as the path to genuine fear of God."

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  • He unfairly blamed his chief minister, Archbishop Stratford, for his financial distress, and immediately on his return vindictively attacked him.

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  • It was generally declared by the critics of the volume to be in itself harmless, but was blamed as being found in bad company.

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  • Blaming the leaders by whom these poor people had been misled, Menno blamed himself for not having shown them a straight course.

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  • Phosphuretted hydrogen, one of the most important impurities, which has been blamed for the haze formed by the combustion of acetylene under certain conditions, is produced by the action of water upon traces of calcium phosphide found in carbide.

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  • He was blamed in various quarters for his disposition of the XXVII.

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  • The "On to Richmond" appeal, which appeared day after day in The Tribune, was incorrectly attributed to him, and it did not wholly meet his approval; but after the defeat in the first battle of Bull Run he was widely blamed for it.

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  • This procedure has often been blamed as unconstitutional; but the excuse must be taken into account that a constitution which provides such an emergency exit must be prepared for use to be made of it.

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  • By the end of 1 718 it seemed as if Gertz's system could not go on much longer, and the hatred of the Swedes towards him was so intense and universal that they blamed him for Charles XII.'s tyranny as well as for his own.

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  • There may be a difficulty in fixing responsibility upon any person, or small group of persons; because cases may arise in which the executive, being unable to act without the concurrence of the legislature, can hardly be blamed for failing to act, while yet it is unable to relieve itself by resigning; while on.

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  • In Carthage the archdeacon and later the bishop Caecilianus severely blamed a certain Lucilla for carrying about with her a relic which she used to kiss before receiving the Eucharist (Optatus, De schism.

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  • His idea of history was more severe and less rhetorical than that of Sallust and Livy, whom he blamed for putting elaborate speeches into the mouths of the characters of whom they wrote.

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  • Baxter blamed both parties, but Worcestershire was a cavalier county, and a man in his position was, while the war continued, exposed to annoyance and danger in a place like Kidderminster.

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  • Johnson has frequently blamed Shakespeare for neglecting the proprieties of time and place, and for ascribing to one age or nation the manners and opinions of another.

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  • The triumph of so fanatical a reformer as Christian brought about the fall of Catholicism, but the Catholics were still so strong in the council of state that Christian was forced to have recourse to a coup d'etat, which he successfully accomplished by means of his German mercenaries (12th of August 1536), an absolutely inexcusable act of violence loudly blamed by Luther himself, and accompanied by the wholesale spoliation of the church.

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  • Critics who have lived in London during the relief of Mafeking have blamed Beethoven for his realism.

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  • In his second term (1780-1781) the state was overrun by British expeditions, and Jefferson, a civilian, was blamed for the ineffectual resistance.

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  • Asher is blamed for taking no part in the fight against Sisera (Judg.

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  • Bacon's conduct throughout the affair has been blamed, but apparently on wrong grounds.

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  • We know indeed that he sympathized cordially with the home policy of the government; he had no objection to such monopolies or patents as seemed advantageous to the country, and for this he is certainly not to be blamed.'

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  • The peace of Aix-la-Chapelle (1748), which ended the war of the Austrian Succession, brought no gains to France in spite of her victories at Fontenoy and Raucoux; and the king was blamed for the diplomatic failure.

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  • On the one hand it was blamed as provocative, on the other as weak.

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  • His style has frequently been blamed for its obscurity and difficulty, but this is due to two causes: his habit of compressing his arguments into narrow compass, and of always writing with the opposite side of the case in view, so that it has been said of the Analogy that it raises more doubts than it solves.

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  • The times change, and he is not blamed for changing with the times.

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  • For this the British government has been blamed by some.

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  • He cannot be justly blamed for having been born to rule a despotic monarchy, without even the capacity which would have qualified him to manage a small estate.

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  • In his sacred poems he affected to avoid every word with the slightest savour of paganism; and he blamed the poets for their allusions to pagan divinities.

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  • The consciousness of these great services even reconciled him to the loss of much of his popularity; for there can be no doubt that a large part of the Hungarian nation regarded the Composition of 1867 as a sort of surrender and blamed Deak as the author of it.

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  • In 1289 he went to Montpellier, wrote his Ars veritatis inventiva, and removed to Genoa where he translated this treatise into Arabic. In 1291, after many timorous doubts and hesitations for which he bitterly blamed himself, Lull sailed for Tunis where he publicly preached Christianity for a year; he was finally imprisoned and expelled.

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  • In 1860 appeared a singular book, somewhat after the fashion of Ahasverus, entitled Merlin l'enchanteur, in 1862 a Histoire de la campagne de 1815, in 1865 an elaborate book on the French Revolution, in which the author, republican as he was, blamed the acts of the revolutionists unsparingly, and by that means drew down on himself much wrath from more thoroughgoing partisans.

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  • Even in his last years, when loss of friends and continual physical pain made life somewhat "cold, and dark and dreary" for him, he never complained, lamented or blamed the arrangements of nature, and the only way in which it was possible to know that he suffered was through his ever-increasing delight in the health and strength of younger men.

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  • To prevent being blamed by him or others for any disingenuity in not acknowledging my oversights or slips in the first edition, I believe it will not be amiss to print next after the old Praefatio ad Lectorem, the following account of this new Edition.

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  • Though he neednot be blamed for making a prompt end of the traitor Eadric Streona and of Tjhtred, the turbulent earl of Northumbria, at the commencement of his reign, there are other and less justifiable deeds of blood to be laid to his account.

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  • The House of Commons, reflecting the spitit of the country, blamed Lord Clarendon for neglecting to answer Count Walewskis despatch, and blamed Lord Palmerston for introducing a bill at French dictation.

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  • He has also been accused on the same grounds; and if the giver of good wine may be blamed for the guest who gets drunk on it, there is justice in the accusation.

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  • He blamed the king of Germany for trusting his nobles, which he said could only increase their pride and leaning to rebellion.

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  • the learned differed; therefore he could not fairly be blamed for following any opinion that rested on the authority of even a single doctor; therefore his confessor must be authorized to hold him guiltless if any such " probable" opinion could be produced in his favour; nay, it was his duty to suggest such an opinion, even though opposed to his own, if it would relieve the conscience under his charge from a depressing burden.

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  • It is to be observed that both Price and Reid are careful to state that the merit of the agent depends entirely on the intention or " formal rightness " of his act; a man is not blameworthy for unintended evil, though he may of course be blamed for any wilful neglect (cf.

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  • The older source, however, presupposes that Judah and the two Joseph tribes have acquired their territory; the remaining seven are blamed for their indifference (xviii.

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  • Thus, in the 6th century before Christ, Xenophanes of Colophon severely blamed the poets for their unbecoming legends, and boldly called certain myths " the fables of men of old."

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  • She was blamed for her friendship with the comtesse de Polignac, who loved her only as the dispenser of titles and positions; and when weary of this persistent begging for rewards, she was taxed with her preference for foreigners who asked nothing.

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  • Like Marshal Concha, marquis del Duero, he would have preferred to let events develop enough to allow of the dynasty being restored without force of arms, and he severely blamed the conduct of the generals when he first heard of the pronunciamiento of Marshal Campos at Sagunto.

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  • For this reference to logic he has been severely blamed, but the precise nature of the debt due to the commonly accepted logical classification is very generally misconceived.

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  • His decision has been greatly blamed.

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  • For the "great" man nothing is wrong, there is no atrocity for which a "great" man can be blamed.

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  • Much evidence of it survives in Suffolk, and it is almost always blamed on the puritans of a century later.

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  • For years, brown recluse spiders have been blamed for bites on humans and pets, but brown recluse spiders do n't live here.

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  • Washington blamed bin Laden and retaliated with missile strikes on his alleged bases in Afghanistan and Sudan.

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  • And because we 're the people who get blamed, it 's probably politically savvy to demonstrate that we 're trying not to.

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  • But sanctions offer an easy scapegoat for ruinous economic policies: economic pain is simply blamed on hostile and ill-intentioned foreigners.

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  • The Spanish government blamed Basque separatists for what is being called the worst terrorist attack in its history.

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  • He blamed an untied shoelace, but the authorities were n't so sure.

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  • The same author in another book blamed beef eating for spousal abuse.

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  • By contrast in Finland, the best performing country, only 32% of baby deaths were blamed on substandard care.

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  • The report blamed soaring demand for bluefin tuna on the growth of sushi bars in recent years.

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  • Among others, mobile groups such as sex workers, truck drivers and undocumented migrants have been blamed.

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  • The growing string of bad happenings is blamed on Web, because of her webbed fingers.

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  • Zimbabweans are blamed all over the world for being too subdued, too well-mannered, just accepting anything without protest.

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  • Parents can typically not be blamed when their child dies from SIDS.

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  • College students committing suicide, with credit card debt blamed as a contributing factor.

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  • The women's movement in the 1960s is frequently blamed for destroying family values.

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  • Since the world became industrialized, emissions from burning fossil fuels for energy plants and vehicles have filled the atmosphere and are blamed for the steady and dramatic rise of greenhouse gases.

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  • It's commonly blamed on big industries and is believed to be the number one cause of global warming, but what is air pollution and how does it really affect us?

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  • These types of teams are not for people who are faint at heart; you can expect to be blamed if you let a winning touchdown or goal by the opposing team get by you.

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  • He doesn't know I know, and blamed his rudeness for "family problems" even though earlier he said it was something else.

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  • Teens commit suicide, and Ozzy Osbourne's lyrics to Suicide Solution are blamed.

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  • Marilyn Manson, in particular, was heavily blamed by parents of the Columbine high school shootings students as they felt the rocker prompted the killings with his music.

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  • Whether the suicide was game based, or other issue based, is of course, up for debate, but his mother blamed the game.

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  • Heche has since blamed her homosexuality on mental illness and is now "cured", while DeGeneres has moved on to a new lesbian relationship.

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  • The letter blamed Lohan's hard partying ways for her failure to appear on the set and frequent tardiness.

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  • Jeff blamed his strange behavior on Benadryl, but Dr. Ian was having none of it.

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  • Often the subject of controversy, Campbell has repeatedly blamed her bad attitude on resentment she has for her father abandoning her at a young age.

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  • With a year that included the death of her mother and the continued estrangement from her dad, Jon Voight, Jolie blamed her weight loss on the stresses of her life.

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  • When Lindsay's life began to spiral out of control, Dina was often blamed for pulling the reigns in on her "wild-child" daughter.

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  • When Pitt and Aniston split, the media blamed Jolie for the breakup.

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  • He blamed it on his spending habits that included luxury cars and mansions, as well as poor financial advice and embezzlement by his manager.

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  • Although fluorescent lighting is often jokingly blamed for unflattering dressing room mirror reflections, it is not necessarily a bad way to light a room.

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  • Many tragic school shootings have been blamed on games like Doom and Counter-Strike.

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  • Video games are often blamed for actions that occur in reality.

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  • School shootings and other violent acts have been blamed on video games.

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  • Parents blamed the video game as an influence, but Hudson appeared to have some serious emotional and psychological issues.

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  • The media once blamed rock music, saying that artists like Marilyn Manson and Metallica transformed teens into devil worshipers and suicidal individuals.

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  • Those companies work hard to fix security flaws and if you don't keep the phone updated, then a privacy attack can't really be blamed on them.

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  • In the years following World War II (1939-45), many doctors blamed schizophrenia on bad parenting.

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  • One especially painful effect of divorce on adolescents is the negative attitude it can produce toward one or both parents, whom they need as role models but are often blamed for disappointing them.

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  • "The True Incidence of U.S. Child Abuse Deaths Unknown: Fragmented Surveillance System Blamed."

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  • There may be a concern about being judged or blamed by others.

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  • Every year millions of people of all ages suffer from bouts of vomiting and diarrhea blamed correctly on something they ate.

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  • Lack of such support is blamed for substantial poverty among single-parent families.

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  • In past eras, runaways themselves were uniformly blamed for their situation and seen as hostile and destructive lawbreakers who needed to be reformed.

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  • Although the stomach or intestinal "flu" is commonly blamed for stomach upsets and diarrhea, the influenza virus rarely causes gastrointestinal symptoms.

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  • Hormonal changes can be blamed for the changes in her eating habits.

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  • Regardless, the complainants blamed the education system for not fostering a thirst for knowledge and catering to the attention-less masses that wish to play the games but always felt dumb.

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  • He broke my arm, hand, ribs, black eyes, and he always blamed me for everything.

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  • Director Michael Bay was blamed for only bringing the robots to life, leaving the actors to stand without animation in the enormous shadows of the metal giants.

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  • Biscardi eventually admitted that the story wasn't true, but he blamed an anonymous person who he claimed had actually tricked him.

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  • Jack blamed himself because he was instrumental in taking his father's company public.

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  • Rex blamed Kate Roberts for Cassie's death, as well as the deaths of others.

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  • Many parents and experts blamed the presence of thimerosal in vaccines as a possible cause of autism but it was never proven.

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  • Childhood vaccinations are often blamed as a possible reason for the growing autism rate.

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  • Car sales statistics and their highs and lows are often blamed on the finance market.

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  • Some dealers deserve to be mistrusted, but frankly, they're blamed for everything, whether it's their fault or not.

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  • Fast food chains cannot be blamed entirely; after all we are the ones choosing to patronize their business.

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  • The weight gain isn't blamed on eating too many simple carbohydrates but is attributed to the fact that the bodies of O type individuals aren't designed to metabolize these kinds of foods efficiently.

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  • It was his belief that this toxic waste was to be blamed for weight gain.

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  • Few of the dire illnesses doctors blamed on corsets through the ages proved to be correct.

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  • Some doctors blamed many women's illnesses on the corsets they wore to whittle down their waist size to as little as 17 inches.

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  • He blamed corsets for tuberculosis, cancer and curvature of the spine and many other illnesses which in fact were due to the prevailing sanitary conditions.

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  • A Duke University/Harvard University joint study found the effect of file sharing to be zero on music sales, and a study by The Economist reported that three-quarters of the decline in sales could not be blamed on illegal downloads.

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  • Disney and Cyrus herself blamed famed photographer Annie Liebovitz, but Vanity Fair released information about the session suggesting that Cyrus' father and Cyrus viewed the photo and approved it.

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  • New Jack City II was a sales disappointment, which Bow Wow later blamed on poor economic conditions.

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  • The reverend blamed the music and the dancing for his son's death.

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  • She publicly blamed Jackson for her lack of payment, then withdrew her statement in 1999.

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  • Although Wallace was not present when Shakur was shot, the latter blamed him for the incident.

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  • Lauren and Heidi (who was engaged at this point) fought some more because Lauren blamed Heidi for a rumor.

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  • It has also been blamed for presenting viewers with a simplistic outlook of the intervention process.

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  • After delivering a shaky performance that others have blamed on her nerves and the building pressures from the media, she came back and sang a flawless and moving version of the same song she did for her audition.

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  • Owens took to the press and blamed the loss on Eagle's quarterback Donovan McNabb.

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  • In interviews after the announcement, Teresa Giudice blamed the bankruptcy on the collapse in the real estate market and referred to the bankruptcy as a "fresh start."

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  • That pregnancy ended in a miscarriage, which Michelle and Jim Bob blamed on her continued use of the pill before she realized she was pregnant.

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  • Daniel eventually ascended, but was blamed by the Kelownans for the accident.

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  • Her parents split when she was young, her human father leaving her with her Klingon mother, and B'Elanna always blamed her mother's and her own Klingon natures for the loss of her father.

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  • Kirk is blamed for the incident and given a life sentence onto an icy penal colony where life cannot exist on its surface.

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  • Tradition says they can be blamed for sickness and death of domestic animals.

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  • For example, when people suffered from tuberculosis, which was also known as consumption, it was often blamed on fairies.

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  • The death of livestock and domestic animals was also blamed on fairies.

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  • Immigrants, just entering the United States in the late 1800s, were blamed for the lack of well-paying jobs.

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  • Blaming the leaders by whom these poor people had been misled, Menno blamed himself for not having shown them a straight course.

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