They find vociferous support in attacking "outsiders" for taking jobs that belong, possibly by divine right, to sons of the soil.
All elites are good at rationalizing their eliteness, whether it's meritocracy or “the divine right of kings.”
It would have to reign by divine right, like the Jesuits in Paraguay.
A divine right (if any) is here granted to both—to the Bourbon, and to the Corsican.
And thus was taught the "divine right of kings," the duty of submission, the necessity of belief and the sinfulness of doubt.
English landlordism was based on the idea of divine right of property.
A jealous public guarded their divine right from impious hands.
She knew that he was a king among men by divine right of inherent power.
Here commences a new dominion acquired with a title by divine right.
In them was vested, and this as of divine right, the executive.