reputed to

reputed to

thought to do, be, or have someone or something. My boss is reputed to have cancer. My neighbor was reputed to have been a spy during the war.
References in classic literature ?
But about the wicked there is another strain; they bury them in a slough in Hades, and make them carry water in a sieve; also while they are yet living they bring them to infamy, and inflict upon them the punishments which Glaucon described as the portion of the just who are reputed to be unjust; nothing else does their invention supply.
The doctor, however, had much the larger share of learning, and was by many reputed to have the better understanding.
A Worcestershire company, whose manufacturing facility is reputed to be the oldest factory in the world, is the August winner of The Birmingham Post Business Award.
nCybi is reputed to have settled in this part of Wales around the middle of the 6th century.
The well was a place of pilgrimage and its waters were reputed to cure warts, lameness, blindness, scurvy and rheumatism.
Lisa Eisner, the photographer and publisher whom is reputed to have a huge collection of vintage polyester '70s team skate threads as well as Sammy Davis Jr's personal wardrobe, appeared in Harper's Bazzar rag attired in same.
Broderick and Crawford are reputed to be members of the Nazi Low Riders, a white supremacist prison gang that surfaced in the early 1990s in Orange County and has spread throughout Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley, according to the Anti-Defamation League, which tracks extremist groups.
Epimenides is reputed to be the first to record the liar paradox (also called Epimenides' paradox), in which a sentence that is grammatically correct (such as "I am lying") can be logically nonsensical.
The suspects are reputed to be members of the Nazi Low Riders, a white supremacist prison gang that surfaced in the early 1990s in Orange County and has spread throughout Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley, according to the Anti-Defamation League, which tracks extremist groups.