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clemency
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
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Definition
mercy
  • A jester at the court of his master, indulged and disesteemed, winning a clement master's praise.
    Episode 2 — Nestor (10% in)
  • I appeal for clemency in the name of the most sacred word our vocal organs have ever been called upon to speak.
    Episode 15 — Circe (38% in)
  • A course that lay between undue clemency and excessive rigour: the dispensation in a heterogeneous society of arbitrary classes, incessantly rearranged in terms of greater and lesser social inequality, of unbiassed homogeneous indisputable justice, tempered with mitigants of the widest possible latitude but exactable to the uttermost farthing with confiscation of estate, real and personal, to the crown.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (69% in)

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