The double entendres turned on his physical doughiness as a metaphor for imputed political softness.
People on the left get this point when they scoff at the imputed Tea Party slogan, "Keep your government hands off my Medicare."
She was becoming sick of the importance which she imputed to herself in thinking of herself.
All shall be imputed to that modesty which has ever so much distinguished you.
Hence these adulteries of the fourth degree are imputed as evils of purpose, and remain in as guilt.
In some cases, this must be imputed to themselves, as their own fault.
The imputed sinfulness of her life only brought her nearer to them.
That Dr. Burckhardt wrote in other than good faith is not to be imputed.
He condescended to take oath that he had not done this thing which they imputed to him.
Now this impertinent lackey, who is to say what has he not imputed to me?