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GRACE. That which a person is not entitled to by law, but which is extended to him as a favor; a pardon, for example, is an act of grace. There are- certain days allowed to a payer of a promissory note or bill of exchange, beyond the time which appears on its face, which are called days of grace. (q. v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Bush, graciously attended the ceremony of the laying of the foundation stone for The American International School of Muscat (TAISM).
Also speaking, the prosecuting team led by Bayero Dari said that they appealed to the court to excuse the presence of the defendants in Thursday's hearing and the court graciously agreed.
'Transgenders are victim of social issues and they are not treated graciously,' he said while addressing a seminar about protection of transgenders' rights.
Gerakan president Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong today graciously accepted his party's defeat in the concluded 14th general election saying the results are historic for Malaysia's democratic journey.
Rai Shah Jahan extended invitation to the former President to visit Lundianwala which he graciously accepted.
There will be no public memorial service, the office said, adding that any flowers, wreaths or other offerings by the public will be graciously declined.
'I am excited that locals now have an opportunity to start enjoying the fruits of this grant that was graciously extended to Kisumu and which is a credit from the French government to the Government of Kenya,' he said.
So far, 59 countries have graciously been ticked off the list in just a few years.
I don't mind when Sun rests graciously giving time to cool
MY DAD RECEIVED the magazines you so graciously provided.
All of the event's food was graciously prepared by friends of USOT, many being members of the VFW, along with a fabulous shepherd's pie, made and donated by Brian's Restaurant in Linwood.