tacit permission

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  • Having received a tacit permission from his aunt, Ned went down into the wood cellar, which was some five feet wide by eight feet long. Cited from By Pike and Dyke, Dutch Republic, by Henty
  • Tigranes had with right regarded this as a tacit permission to bring the Roman possessions in Asia under his power. Cited from The History Of Rome, Book V, by Theodor Mommsen
  • This was understood to be a tacit permission to send off the most obnoxious of the Americans, which was accordingly done. Cited from Life And Times Of Washington, V2, by Schroeder, &c
  • I consulted Clara with my eyes, and, receiving her tacit permission, left her alone, and clambered out of the den. Cited from New Arabian Nights, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Louisiana was created out of the Louisiana Purchase and Arkansas made into a Territory with the same tacit permission, as has been said. Cited from The United States of America Part I, by E. Sparks
  • Men are born its subjects, and no one can withdraw from it 142 without its express or tacit permission, unless for causes that would justify resistance to its authority. Cited from The American Republic, by O. A. Brownson
  • For the report had somehow got abroad that he was retiring from practice because he had made his fortune; and only too many people took this as a tacit permission to leave their bills unpaid. Cited from Australia Felix, by Henry Handel Richardson
  • The door of the winding stair leading to my room in the turret stood open -- and I availed myself of this tacit permission to return thither. Cited from The Life Everlasting, Marie Corelli
  • Since this organisation was administered by Buddhist volunteers and already had tacit permission from the Burmese government, all donations went directly for supplies.
  • A number of Islamist militant groups operate in this area including Al-Qaeda, with tacit permission from Pakistan's intelligence.
  • By that time, local residents were started farming at the airfield with the tacit permission of the Air Force, there were no fences installed on the base boundaries except administrative area.
  • Under its tacit permission, as the French sympathisers claimed, more than three hundred American vessels were captured within the next twelvemonth, and over one thousand American seamen impressed by Britain. Cited from The United States of America Part I, by E. Sparks
  • At last, in the autumn of 1905, the new Pope, Pius X, gave the faithful tacit permission, if he did not officially command them, to take part in the elections. Cited from The Saint, by Antonio Fogazzaro
  • Greytak was Catholic, and had at least the tacit permission of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to impersonate the pope.
  • As the case stood, this election, so surprising after the repressive measures adopted immediately before against the republican opposition, can hardly have occurred otherwise than with the consent, or at least under the tacit permission, of the regent of Rome for the time being. Cited from The History Of Rome, Book V, by Theodor Mommsen
  • The convict population hated and cringed to him, for, with his brutality, and violence, he mingled a ferocious good humour, that resulted sometimes in tacit permission to go without the letter of the law. Cited from For the Term of His Natural Life, by Marcus Clarke
  • This admirable functionary felt some satisfaction at having been able to abate the custom according to which the young men, with the tacit permission of their parents, had gone into the neighbouring town after harvest "to visit the immoral women." Cited from The Foundations of Japan, by J.W. Robertson Scott
  • Both movements always enjoyed support of the population, and although officially dissolved, the Scout movements were given tacit permission to maintain activities until the present era and the later resurgence of Scouting in Spain after 1977.
  • In a month he was quite ready to take legal steps to release himself from such a doubtful tie, and Madame, with his tacit permission, took the first step towards such a consummation by writing with her own hand the notice which had driven Sophy to despair. Cited from A Knight of the Nets, by Amelia E. Barr
  • Montreuil obtained, then, whatever sums he required; and through Gerald's influence, pecuniary and political, procured from the minister a tacit permission for him to remain in England, under an assumed name and in close retirement. Cited from Devereux, by E. B. Lytton, Book 6
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