Sentence Examples


  • To the virtues of liberality, charity and clemency he added the Machiavellian qualities of falsehood and shrewdness, so highly esteemed by the princes of his time.
  • It is a proof of the wisdom of Aurelius's clemency that he had little or no trouble in pacifying the provinces which had been the scene of rebellion.
  • Babylonia was politically unsettled, the representative of the Davidic dynasty had descendants; if Babylon was assured of the allegiance of Judah further acts of clemency may well have followed.
  • The only hope of the Jews lay in the clemency of their victorious suzerain, and it did not fail them.
  • 26) associ afford to continue the clemency which his father was strong enough to extend to dangerous enemies.

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