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  • He knew the reprieved feeling he had felt when the Ingles had told him he was to go with the message.
  • But for all his noble thinking a little while before there was in him that reprieved feeling that had always come with the sound of rain in the village on the morning of the fiesta.
  • He had looked forward to that moment all the year when he was a boy; but the feeling when the Ingles gave the order about the message was the same as when you woke to hear the reprieve of the rain falling on the slate roof, against the stone wall and into the puddles on the dirt Street of the village.

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  • The Governor granted him a reprieve two hours before his scheduled execution.
  • The President ... shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in Cases of impeachment.
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