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Definition: Implied; suggested without being outright stated

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Yeast - By Charles Kingsley
...Am I to come, after all, to implicit faith ? " "...
The Last of the Mohicans - By James Fenimore Cooper
...However implicit the faith of David was in the performance of ancient miracles, he eschewed the belief of any direct supernatural agency in the management of modern morality ....
The World Set Free - By Herbert George Wells
...We do n't want to have your views whether Sir Philip Dass 's improvements were merely superficial adaptations or whether they were implicit in your paper ....
Old Fashioned Stories & Poems - By Eva March Tappan
...The arrangement of the affair was left to their new manager, to whom they all pledged implicit obedience ....
Heart of Man - By George Edward Woodberry
...The truth is that the Divine will was coming to be conceived as implicit in society, being Providence there, and operating in secret but normal ways in the guidance of events, not by special and interfering acts; and also as equally implicit in the individual soul, the influence of the Spirit, and working in the ways of spiritual law ....
Pride & Prejudice - By Jane Austen
...Let me recommend, you, however, as a friend, not to give implicit confidence to all his assertions; for, as to Mr. Darcy 's using him ill, it is perfectly false : for, on the contrary, he has been always remarkably kind to him, though George Wickham has treated Mr. Darcy in a most infamous manner ....
The Grain of Dust - By David Graham Phillips
...A most irritating prudence--irritating to friends and intimates of all degrees and kinds, in a race of beings with a mania for being trusted implicitly but with no balancing mania for deserving trust of the implicit variety ....
The Count of Monte Cristo - By Alexandre Dumas, Auguste Maquet, Pier Angelo Fiorentino, Henry Valentin
...When one is going to be married, there is nothing like implicit confidence; but never mind that, my boy,--but go and announce your arrival, and let her know all your hopes and prospects . "...
The Hound of the Baskervilles - By Arthur Conan Doyle
...There was nothing for it, however, but implicit obedience; so we bade good-bye to our rueful friend, and a couple of hours afterwards we were at the station of Coombe Tracey and had dispatched the trap upon its return journey ....
Northanger Abbey and Persuasion - By Jane Austen
...Shepherd, a civil, cautious lawyer,-who, whatever might be his hold or his views on Sir Walter, would rather have the disagreeable prompted by anybod -RCB- r else, excused himself from offering the slightest hint, and only begged leave to recommend an implicit reference to the excellent judgment of Lady Russell, from whose known good sense he fully expected to have just such resolute measures advised as he meant to see finally adopted ....
War and Peace - By Leo Tolstoy
...Thus they were ` ready to admit that in a war against such a genius as Bonaparte--he was Bonaparte again to them--learned tactics and a thorough knowledge of the art of war was certainly indispensable; that Pfuhl no doubt was admittedly a master of it, but that the limitations of his judgment--the common fault of theorists-must prevent their having implicit confidence in him; that, in consequence, the opinions of his adversaries must also be taken into consideration--men of the craft, men of action, whose experience was practical--that they must compare the counsels of the wise heads and choose the happy middle course ....
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - By James Joyce
...Had he felt the need of an implicit faith amid the welter of sectarianism and the jargon of its turbulent schisms, six principal men, peculiar people, seed and snake baptists, supralapsarian dogmatists; Had he found the true church all of a sudden in winding up to the end like a reel of cotton some finespun line of reasoning upon insufflation on the imposition of hands or the procession of the Holy Ghost ?...
The Return of the Native - By Thomas Hardy, John William Cunliffe
...The reproach is there for the discern -, ing reader, implicit in the warp and woof of The Return of the Native and occasionally allowed direct expression, as when the author says of Eustacia Vye in the first paragraph of Chapter VII that `` Had it been possible for the earth and mankind to be entirely in her grasp for a while, had she handled the distaff, the spindle, and the shears at her own free will, few in the world would have noticed the change of government . "...