1 The king, in his inexhaustible clemency, has deigned to commute his penalty to that of penal servitude for life.
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2 Madame la Marquise: The virtue of clemency and piety is that which most closely unites sosiety.
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3 This idea completely restored clemency to his heart.
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4 Do not you recollect, I came about six weeks ago to plead for clemency, as I come to-day to plead for justice.
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5 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.
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6 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.
7 But, morning once more brightened my view, and I extended my clemency to Biddy, and we dropped the subject.
8 So far as the Latins are concerned, you can secure a lasting peace either by clemency or by severity.
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9 Nevertheless he ought to take care not to misuse this clemency.
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10 But my clemency is always ready to descend upon the vanquished.