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  1. divine right, divine right of kings(noun)

    the doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly from God and are not accountable to their subjects; rebellion is the worst of political crimes

    "the doctrine of the divine right of kings was enunciated by the Stuarts in Britain in the 16th century"

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  1. Sam James Ervin, Jr.:

    Divine right went out with the American Revolution and doesn't belong to the White House aides. What meat do they eat that makes them grow so great

  2. Mujahid Dokubo-Asari:

    The bigger tribes ... feel they have the divine right to rule others, then one man from a tiny community in Ijaw comes. He's not Yoruba, Igbo, or Hausa. They can't bear it.

  3. Corine Fairbanks:

    The pope stating that this person is someone saintly, or someone to be looked up to, or even revered or prayed to is giving the international message that what happened (to indigenous people), was by divine right, thousands, hundreds of thousands of people were killed all in the name of Catholicism and progress, so to speak.

  4. W. E. B. Du Bois:

    It is the growing custom to narrow control, concentrate power, disregard and disfranchise the public; and assuming that certain powers by divine right of money-raising or by sheer assumption, have the power to do as they think best without consulting the wisdom of mankind.

  5. Herbert Spencer:

    Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost.

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