Sentence Examples


  • In His sinless perfection and filial relation to God He is unique, and His works are congruous with His Person.
  • Filial piety influenced in a quite unusual degree his feelings and his action all life through.
  • Can you find a filial connection on line?
  • If the adopted child failed to carry out the filial duty the contract was annulled in the law courts.
  • Lactantius (circa 300 A.D.), for example, roundly declares that Plato and Aristotle, referring everything to this earthly life, " made virtue mere folly "; though himself maintaining, with pardonable inconsistency, that man's highest good did not consist in mere pleasure, but in the consciousness of the filial relation of the soul to God.