clemency

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  • His clemency helped his cause more than his success in arms. Cited from The Age of the Reformation, by Preserved Smith
  • Clemency is the very first girl about whom I have ever thought in this way. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • Neither the doctor nor Clemency even must know that I tell you. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • He became sure that James and Clemency would the next moment enter the drive. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • He had hardly finished speaking before Clemency's voice was heard in the hall. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • Suffer it by your clemency to be still named among the living cities. Cited from Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, by Alban Butler
  • All I know is, that the very day when Clemency went away she seemed changed to me. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • Clemency, without a look at him, immediately ran upstairs to her own room. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • He was even more at a loss where she was concerned than in Clemency's case. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • Clemency said very little about the man at the hotel. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • When they were home, in the office, Clemency told her story, which was a strange one. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • The two prisoners set forward at a run, being not a little surprised at our clemency. Cited from The Strand Magazine, Vol. V, No. 28, April 1893, ed. by George Newnes
  • Her mother made several efforts to win clemency for her, but to no avail.
  • But the two returned from their afternoon calls, and still Clemency had not returned. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • Clemency plays a very important role when capital punishment is applied.
  • "Did you ever know me to go from one to another in such a way?" asked Clemency. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • In such a situation, the courts must be able to review the clemency decision.
  • In his final days in office, Black considered many requests for executive clemency.
  • Clemency followed him to the door, and kissed her hand to him as he drove away. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • Think how often clemency has succeeded where severity would have failed. Cited from Sword and Gown, by George A. Lawrence
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Meaning of clemency

  • noun Leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
    he threw himself on the mercy of the court