leniently

All Adverb
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  • It was a great trial to him that his parents could not look more leniently upon his children. Cited from Marjorie's Maytime, by Carolyn Wells
  • There were persons in Rome, indeed, who might have considered the matter more leniently. Cited from Sant' Ilario, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Labor became in great demand, and the people began to look leniently upon the slave-trade. Cited from The Memories of Fifty Years, by William H. Sparks
  • "Don't put yourself in their class, my dear!" her husband said leniently. Cited from The Heart of Rachael, Kathleen Norris
  • Will he deal with you more leniently than I? Cited from The Thirty Years War, by F. Schiller, Book II
  • He remained loyal to his men, leniently giving them one day to return it rather than turning them in immediately.
  • The fact is that piracy was looked upon then more leniently than we should now regard it. Cited from The Pirates of Malabar, and An Englishwoman in India, by John Biddulph
  • The old living-room of the cabin had been more leniently dealt with. Cited from A Son of the Hills, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • If the result was what Silk threatened, he could only hope the doctor would deal leniently with the boy. Cited from The Willoughby Captains, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • His friends, I think, will look upon it leniently. Cited from Life of Cicero, Vol. 1 by Anthony Trollope
  • The less able students, who did not intend to follow a career in music, were treated more leniently.
  • However, as he was the father of the king, he was dealt with leniently.
  • You're treated leniently because you can't be expected to understand decent behavior. Cited from The Ivory Trail, by Talbot Mundy
  • Rome treated the Tarentines leniently, allowing them the same local self-rule it allowed other cities.
  • That he would be leniently treated, I could not hope. Cited from Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens
  • This being true, you will deal leniently with me for the opinion I hold as to their analgesic action. Cited from Scientific American Supplement 275, by Various
  • Over here they were very far from home, and it was natural that Elsa should view her conduct leniently. Cited from Parrot & Co., by Harold MacGrath
  • In no danger myself, might I not judge too leniently of things from which I should myself recoil? Cited from The Elect Lady, by George MacDonald
  • Had that principle been his real inspiration, as it was in truth his sole support, history might judge him more leniently. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1592-94 by Motley
  • Some women must be judged more leniently than others. Cited from Possessed, by Cleveland Moffett
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