merciful


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"More merciful, more loving!" But these are the qualities of women!
"For thee and Pearl, be it as God shall order," said the minister; "and God is merciful! Let me now do the will which He hath made plain before my sight.
Now, merciful Heaven be thanked for that old time, and grant, O Blessed Lord, that through thy wonderful workings it may turn to good at last!
Mindful, then, of what we had read together, I thought of the two men who went up into the Temple to pray, and I knew there were no better words that I could say beside his bed, than "O Lord, be merciful to him, a sinner!"
'"The merciful man shows mercy to his beast,"' I ventured to add.
The poor man blest him for it, and he blest the poor man, and was so like the Good Samaritan that he gave him money to refresh both himself and his horse, and told him, that if he loved himself, he should be merciful to his beast.
Suppose she ventured to plead her own cause--what would the noble and merciful lady do?
if men were more merciful they would shoot us before we came to such misery.
It is the way of the Alps to deliver death to their victims with a merciful swiftness, but here the rule failed.
Verily, I like them not, the merciful ones, whose bliss is in their pity: too destitute are they of bashfulness.
Why, in a city of all-night restaurants, these parties ever break up one cannot say, but a merciful Providence sees to it that they do, and just as Lord Dawlish was contemplating an eternity of the company of Nutty and his two companions, the end came.
W.A.--That is true, He might strike me dead; and I ought to expect it, for I have been a wicked wretch, that is true; but God is merciful, and does not deal with us as we deserve.