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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Brethren are a help in the time of trouble, but mercy shall deliver more than they.
Have mercy on thy people, upon whom thy name is invoked: and upon Israel, whom thou hast raised up to be thy firstborn.
If she have a tongue that can cure, and likewise mitigate and shew mercy: her husband is not like other men.
I hope the French Government will recognize this dashing stroke of d'Amade's by something more solid than a thank you.
Henceforth he must remember Winifred only when his sword was at the throat of some wretched mutineer appealing for mercy.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
She did shout for joy, as with a sweeping stroke or two she lifted her body to the surface of the water.
Her pulse was beneath his fingers, and with every stroke of it he felt more keenly the mystery and cruelty of life.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
And thou hast delivered me, according to the multitude of the mercy of thy name, from them that did roar, prepared to devour.
I remembered thy mercy, O Lord, and thy works, which are from the beginning of the world.
I could find in the Bible more instances of Jahweh's cruelty and barbarity and lack of mercy than I can find room for.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD

WORDS RELATED TO MERCY STROKE

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION