Sentence Examples

  • Flechier, by his leniency and tact, succeeded in bringing over some of them to his views, and even gained the esteem of those who declined to change their faith.
  • Discontent at the leniency of these terms was so strong at Constantinople that it nearly brought on a renewal of the war.
  • Apart from their control of public education, their power was enhanced by their efforts to better the position of women, and by their notorious leniency in the matter of punishments.
  • Syria had not been crushed, and the failure to utilize the opportunity was an act of impolitic leniency for which Israel was bound to suffer (2 Kings xiii.
  • Towards those Dutch colonists who had joined the enemy during the war leniency was shown, all rebels being pardoned.

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