Definition of leniency:
self-indulgence, lenience, blessing, reprisal, mercifulness, retribution, forbearance, charitableness, indulging, charity, kindness, tomfoolery, benevolence, correction, folly, pardon, quarter, forgiveness, lenity, favor, tolerance, clemency, foolery, benignity, humoring, softness, craziness, a slap on the wrist, judgment, tolerance, indulgence, punishment, pampering, grace, lesson, charity, gentleness, penalty, accept, mildness, payment, toleration, lunacy.
He might perhaps succeed in making her confess, so he desired that she should at once be brought into the judge's council- room; but he failed completely in his attempt, though he promised her, through the interpreter, the greatest leniency if she admitted her guilt and threatened her with an agonizing death if she refused to do so.- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- "The Coming Conquest of England", August Niemann.
Orinoco, R. 's expedition to river, 67, 69- 81; second expedition up, 200; failure to find gold, 201 Ormond, governor of Munster, 10; desire to treat with Irish, 11; obtains pardon for the rebels, 13; quarrels with R., 15; denounced for leniency, 22 Ostend, R. and Northumberland visit, 115 Oxford, R. educated at, 3, 6 Oxford's, Lord, quarrel with Sir P. Sidney, 7; at execution of R., 218 Panama pearl fisheries, 25; R. 's scheme to seize, 54 Parliaments, Prerogative of, 112, 180 Paulet, Sir Anthony, governor of Jersey, death, 116 Paunsford, Richard, servant of R., 6 Pecora Campi.- "Raleigh", Edmund Gosse.