from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the nature of dictation; characteristic of one who is in the habit of speaking with authority.
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Why are Rhode Islanders so willing to accept this secretive, dictative goverment?
Aye! the Virgin Priestess of Nagaya hath a most profound comprehension of mankind's immeasurable brute stupidity; and, strong in this knowledge, she governs the multitude with iron will, intellectual force, and dictative firmness: .. when she dies I know not what will happen. "