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Sample sentences for the GRE study word clemency

clemency can be used as a noun

1.This idea completely restored clemency to his heart. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
2.But, morning once more brightened my view, and I extended my clemency to Biddy, and we dropped the subject. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
3.But my clemency is always ready to descend upon the vanquished. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.She supposed she must say more before she were entitled to his clemency but it was a hard case to be obliged still to lower herself in his opinion. - from Emma by Jane Austen
5.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. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
6.These hymns were generally composed in honour of the gods, and contained an account of their famous actions, their clemency and beneficence, and the gifts conferred by them on mankind. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
7.Madame la Marquise The virtue of clemency and piety is that which most closely unites sosiety. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.I appeal for clemency in the name of the most sacred word our vocal organs have ever been called upon to speak. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
9.This reminded me of the wonderful difference between the servile manner in which he had offered his hand in my new prosperity, saying, "May I" and the ostentatious clemency with which he had just now exhibited the same fat five fingers. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

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