Poaching, John Carter—is—is a sin of which too many are guilty, owing to the lenity of our most excellent laws.
But do not imagine that with all this lenity I have for a moment given up my plan of her marriage.
It is for the jury to find a just medium between harshness and lenity.
Since that, other things have come to our knowledge to make us repent our lenity.
What reply did Aurelius make to these who blamed him for his lenity to the friends of Cassius?
The inhabitants were treated with a lenity as wise as it was humane.
Tell me not of the lenity with which this cruel law is tempered to its unhappy subjects.
The commons seem to have been more inclined to lenity than the lords.
The Duke hastened to give the Earl assurance that the commission should be exercised with lenity and moderation.
This lenity of the king's came too late to remedy the disorders.