Sentence Examples


  • Your Holiness (he wrote) is sovereign of Rome, but I am its emperor; and he threatened to annul the presumed donation of Rome by Charlemagne, unless the pope yielded implicit obedience to him in all temporal affairs.
  • His views on church polity were dominated by his implicit belief in the divine right of kings (not of course the divine hereditary right of kings) which the Anglicans felt it necessary to set up against the divine right of popes.
  • We find something curiously similar in James Martineau's Study of Religion (" Implicit Attributes of God as Cause," sub fin.).
  • What is implicit in Corinthians is explicit in Colossians.
  • These considerations may help towards the understanding of a second class of cases, namely forms of implicit address shading off into unaddressed formulas.

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