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The worst of it is, look at it which way one will, it still turns out that I was always the most to blame in everything.
But in little domestic difficulties, where the penalty of consumption, or death, is out of the question, this theory of Configuration sometimes comes in awkwardly; and I must confess that occasionally when one of my own Hexagonal Grandsons pleads as an excuse for his disobedience that a sudden change of the temperature has been too much for his Perimeter, and that I ought to lay the blame not on him but on his Configuration, which can only be strengthened by abundance of the choicest sweetmeats, I neither see my way logically to reject, nor practically to accept, his conclusions.
At all events I am not alone in my way of extricating myself from this dilemma; for I find that many of the highest Circles, sitting as Judges in law courts, use praise and blame towards Regular and Irregular Figures; and in their homes I know by experience that, when scolding their children, they speak about "right" or "wrong" as vehemently and passionately as if they believed that these names represented real existences, and that a human Figure is really capable of choosing between them.
You don't wish to apologize, but, man, it's not only to him but to the whole regiment- all of us- you're to blame all round.
Well, never mind, it's true I'm to blame, to blame all round.
Her heart went out to him with a stronger movement than ever, at the thought that people would blame him.
Well, it's a blame ridicklous way, en I doan' want to hear no mo' 'bout it.
The wish to acquire is in truth very natural and common, and men always do so when they can, and for this they will be praised not blamed; but when they cannot do so, yet wish to do so by any means, then there is folly and blame.
We misunderstood each other: he believed me more to blame than I really was; I considered his interference less excusable than I now find it.
1) Specifically, the thought is that there are cases in which A is unable to legitimately blame B despite B being blameworthy.
Red Kites live off dead animals although other raptors such as buzzards and goshawKs may be partly to blame.
It is as old as time and is one of the first "sins" Adam and Eve committed: The blame game.