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divine
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Gulliver`s Travels
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divine
Used in
Gulliver`s Travels
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  • Here commences a new dominion acquired with a title by divine right.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In like manner, the disbelief of a Divine Providence renders a man incapable of holding any public station; for, since kings avow themselves to be the deputies of Providence, the Lilliputians think nothing can be more absurd than for a prince to employ such men as disown the authority under which he acts.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: to forgive is divine
as in: divined from tea leaves
as in: divined through intuition
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