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    kadioguy is offline Key Member
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    ...are held to issue directly from his leadership and inspiration.

    In the SOED6, it says:

    All wisdom, all happiness, all virtue, are held to issue directly from his leadership and inspiration. (G. Orwell)

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    What does 'held' here mean?

    Does it mean 'to consider that something is true'?

    [transitive](formal)to consider that something is true
    be held to be something These vases are held to be the finest examples of Greek art.
    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie.../hold_1?q=hold
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    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: ...are held to issue directly from his leadership and inspiration.

    I think you are right.

    ... are considered to issue directly from his leadership and inspiration.
    I am not a teacher.

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