The lawyer was pleased when the case was sent to Judge Smith's chambers because Smith was noted for her clemency toward first offenders.
Mr. Khodorkovsky recounted with a detached humor how, in the hours after a surprising clemency from his nemesis, President Vladimir V. Putin, he was awakened at 2 a.m.
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As he had great talent, he understood from all that he learnt of Candide that he was a young metaphysician, extremely ignorant of the things of this world, and he accorded him his pardon with a clemency which will bring him praise in all the journals, and throughout all ages.
But, morning once more brightened my view, and I extended my clemency to Biddy, and we dropped the subject.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
So far as the Latins are concerned, you can secure a lasting peace either by clemency or by severity.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Oh, Frankenstein, be not equitable to every other and trample upon me alone, to whom thy justice, and even thy clemency and affection, is most due.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
I treated the rest in the same manner, taking them one by one out of my pocket; and I observed both the soldiers and people were highly delighted at this mark of my clemency, which was represented very much to my advantage at court.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
The king, in his inexhaustible clemency, has deigned to commute his penalty to that of penal servitude for life.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Smith, who, by stating his marriage with a woman of character, as the source of her clemency, gave him reason for believing that had he behaved with honour towards Marianne, he might at once have been happy and rich.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
The inspector visited, one after another, the cells and dungeons of several of the prisoners, whose good behavior or stupidity recommended them to the clemency of the government.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context