The self-declared caliphate is targeting its leniency, such as it is, along strictly sectarian lines.
So, why would hardened soldiers, quite willing to commit a suicide bombing, politely exchange information for leniency?
No mercy or leniency should be granted you or those who were your accomplices in your nefarious enterprise.
The governor of Punjab province, a Muslim man, called publicly for leniency for her.
Now other defendants are using his case as a springboard to plead for leniency.
The evil effects of British leniency became still more evident.
Perhaps they wished to set an example of leniency to the civilised whites.
Blenkin, slightly ruffled, enlarged upon the heinous nature of the crime and the leniency of the sentence.
He had no thought for any leniency towards an enemy, alive or dead.
I perceived a grindstone in the corner of the room, which the leniency of the authorities permitted them to have and to use.