How to use Missive in a sentence
They all looked over his shoulder at the penned missive.
Do not threaten, bully or otherwise lose the professional tone of your missive.
My letters are so small none will ever see my missive, but there it will remain and give me strength for what I am now resigned I must do.
Sitting down with some cookies, cocoa and Christmas-styled stationery to draft a missive to the jolly old elf can be one of the most magical things you do during the holiday season.
Especially noteworthy, however, was the Denkschrift or Missive addressed by him to King Frederick William III.Advertisement
Dean answered the obviousâ€”he had no idea of the content of the missive.
It is Christmas Eve and I am in my study writing this final missive before starting Christmas with my family.
The woes I recounted to you in my last missive have been soothed by a letter from the Lady Marion.
Quite why he felt unable to openly declare this interest in his little missive I would not presume to speculate.
John Meredith FRICS has some interesting insights into the recent missive from the Council of Mortgage Lenders to surveyors.Advertisement
Dean answered the obvious—he had no idea of the content of the missive.
It was the hand of the author of that offensive Missive to Frederick William III., on the liberty of the press, that drafted the Carlsbad decrees; it was he who inspired the policy of repressing the freedom of the universities; and he noted in his diary as "a day more important than that of Leipzig" the session of the Vienna conference of 1819, in which it was decided to make the convocation of representative assemblies in the German states impossible, by enforcing the letter of Article XIII.
A licence under the Great Seal to proceed to the election of a bishop, known as the conge d'eslire, together with a letter missive containing the name of the king's nominee, is thereupon sent to the dean and chapter, who are bound under the penalties of Praemunire to proceed within twelve days to the election of the person named in it.
The crown thereupon grants to the dean and chapter its licence under the great seal to elect a new bishop, accompanied by a letter missive containing the name of the person whom the dean and chapter are to elect.
Of his later books of verse may be mentioned The Tent on the Beach (1867), The Pennsylvania Pilgrim (1872), The Vision of Echard (1878), The King's Missive (1881), At Sundown, his last poems (1890).Advertisement
No-one is suggesting that you neglect women in order to read the latest missive from the Department of Health.
Pope Eugenius (1442) issued a fiercely intolerant missive; the Franciscan John of Capistrano moved the masses to activity by his eloquent denunciations; even Casimir IV.