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The Count of Monte Cristo
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clemency -- as in: the judge showed clemency
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Do not you recollect, I came about six weeks ago to plead for clemency, as I come to-day to plead for justice.
  • It was the plan of Alexander VI. and Clement VII.
  • Napoleon certainly he knew something of, inasmuch as he had seen and spoken with him; but of Clement VII. and Alexander VI. he knew nothing.
  • 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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  • He petitioned the Governor for clemency.
  • Intoxicated with unbroken success we have become too self-sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God who made us.  It behooves us then, to humble ourselves before the offended power to confess our national sins and pray for clemency and forgiveness.
    Abraham Lincoln  --  Thanksgiving Day Proclamation - 1863

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