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Mercy

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed by Jack Sigler Jnr. (b. 1950, Tampa, Florida, USA) in the late 60s, Mercy enjoyed one bestselling single in 1969, the ballad ‘Love (Can Make You Happy)’. Following several ...

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mercy

Jonathan Law and Elizabeth A. Martin.

in A Dictionary of Law

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 5 words.

n.See prerogative of mercy.

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Mercy

Robert Herrick.

Edited by Tom Cain and Ruth Connolly.

in The Complete Poetry of Robert Herrick, Vol. 1

Primary Text.

Mercy, the wise Athenians held to be

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Mercy

Robert Herrick.

Edited by L. C. Martin.

in The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick

Primary Text.

Mercy, the wise Athenians held to be

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Mercy

Robert Herrick.

Edited by F. W. Moorman.

in The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick

Primary Text.

Mercy, the wise Athenians held to be

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Mercier

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 44 words.

English and French: occupational name for a trader, from Old French mercier (see Mercer).

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mercy

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 20 words.

arsy-versy, Circe, mercy, Percy, pursy • colonelcy • verdancy • conversancy • conservancy, fervency • curtsy •

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mercy

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 20 words.

arsy-versy, Circe, mercy, Percy, pursy • colonelcy • verdancy • conversancy • conservancy, fervency • curtsy •

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mercy

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 55 words.

In Hebrew the noun hesed (‘mercy’) is also translated *‘loving‐kindness’, and implies the loyalty of God to the

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mercy

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 56 words.

In Hebrew the noun hesed (‘mercy’) is also translated ‘loving-kindness’, and implies the loyalty of God to the

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mercy

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 171 words.

The sovereign has a royal prerogative of mercy (see prerogative powers) to pardon any person convicted of an

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mercy

Edited by Audrey Blunden.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 173 words.

The sovereign has a royal prerogative of mercy (see prerogative powers) to pardon any person convicted of an

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mercy

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 171 words.

The sovereign has a royal prerogative of mercy (see prerogative powers) to pardon any person convicted of an

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mercy

Jacques-Guy Bougerol.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 618 words.

The Latin word for “mercy” was misericordia. It took on various meanings in the Middle Ages. The general

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mercy

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 19 words.

be thankful (or grateful) for small mercies be relieved that an unpleasant situation is alleviated by minor advantages.

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mercy

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Be thankful for small mercies be relieved that an unpleasant situation is alleviated by minor advantages.

mercy seat the golden covering placed upon the Ark of the Covenant,...

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Mercy

R. A. Duff.

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Criminal Law

August 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Philosophy of Law. 15018 words.

This chapter discusses three kinds of cases in which it might be argued that a sentencer could show mercy to an offender, and seeks to explicate the logic of mercy as something distinct...

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Mercy

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 136 words.

Formed by Jack Sigler Jnr. (b. 1950, Tampa, Florida, USA) in the late 60s, Mercy enjoyed one bestselling single in

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mercy

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 81 words.

be thankful for small mercies be relieved that an unpleasant situation is alleviated by minor advantages.

mercy seat the golden covering placed upon the Ark of the Covenant,...

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Mercy

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed by Jack Sigler Jnr. (b. 1950, Tampa, Florida, USA) in the late 60s, Mercy enjoyed one bestselling single in 1969, the ballad ‘Love (Can Make You Happy)’. Following several ...

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Mercy, Mercy, Mercy

Carolyn Martin Shaw.

in Women and Power in Zimbabwe

October 2015; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 21143 words.

This chapter examines the experiences of working wives and mothers (“Mercy”/“Nyasha”) as the epitome of middle-class lifestyles, virtues, and contradictions in Harare. Mercy is the last of...

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