Sentence Examples


  • Can you find a filial connection on line?
  • Redemption, justification, regeneration, adoption, forgiveness, reconciliation all mean the same thing - the restoration of the broken family relationship. All depends on the Mediation of Christ, who maintained the filial relationship even to His death, and communicates it to the brotherhood of believers.
  • If the adopted child failed to carry out the filial duty the contract was annulled in the law courts.
  • This was a form of apprenticeship, and it is not clear that the apprentice had any filial relation.
  • That his temperament at the same time was frigid and comparatively passionless cannot be denied; but neither ought this to be imputed to him as a fault; hostile criticisms upon the grief for a father's death, that " was soothed by the conscious satisfaction that I had discharged all the duties of filial piety," seem somewhat out of place.

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