give credit to

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This incident, however, being afterwards revived in her mind, and placed in the most odious colours by Honour, served to heighten and give credit to those unlucky occurrences at Upton, and assisted the waiting-woman in her endeavours to make her mistress depart from that inn without seeing Jones.
But it is useless to argue against such reasoners; -- I believe that, disappointed in not finding the field of licentiousness quite so open as formerly, they will not give credit to a morality which they do not wish to practise, or to a religion which they undervalue, if not despise.
But Marianne for some time would give credit to neither.
Few Americans Give Credit to Both Presidents; Few Give Credit to Neither
I have to give credit to our players, the 41 turnovers is a testament to the defense our players put on,' said Pumaren.
Do you regularly give credit to your team for the success of your business?
We have to know the qualities in our team and of course we are happy to have Yaya but we have to give credit to the whole team because we play good football and are defensively solid.
you've got to give credit to the players for the way they went after the game.
The customary elements of this long-standing wonderful series remain in place: Constable Hamish Macbeth's romantic life remains in flux, he is content to solve crimes in the little fishing village of Lochdubh in the Scottish Highlands but give credit to anyone else because he doesn't want a promotion and wants to remain there with his dog and tamed wild cat.
In a relaxed public address, Hadid avoided the opportunity to appear triumphant, choosing instead to give credit to her long-term collaborator Patrik Schumacher, and project architects Jim Heverin and Tiago Correia.
The conventional banking system was reluctant to give credit to those who were too poor to provide any form of guarantee or needed only small amounts of money to get themselves started.