Sentence Examples


  • With more lenity and the position of Fesch thus became for a time less difficult.
  • This ill-judged lenity provoked a few months later an intolerable insult to his dignity.
  • Towards the Jews, however, he acted with exceptional lenity, protecting them from persecution and securing them the enjoyment of their legal privileges.
  • Severity and extreme lenity were strangely mingled in the treatment he received.
  • This savage punishment was approved by the higher officers of the navy, who showed great lenity to men of their own rank.