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Definition of Mercies
MerciesMercy Mer"cy, n.; pl. Mercies. [OE. merci, F. merci, L.
merces, mercedis, hire, pay, reward, LL., equiv. to
misericordia pity, mercy. L. merces is prob? akin to merere
to deserve, acquire. See Merit, and cf. Amerce.]
1. Forbearance to inflict harm under circumstances of
provocation, when one has the power to inflict it;
compassionate treatment of an offender or adversary;
Examples of justice must be made for terror to some;
examples of mercy for comfort to others. --Bacon.
2. Compassionate treatment of the unfortunate and helpless;
sometimes, favor, beneficence. --Luke x. 37.
3. Disposition to exercise compassion or favor; pity;
compassion; willingness to spare or to help.
In whom mercy lacketh and is not founden. --Sir T.
4. A blessing regarded as a manifestation of compassion or
The Father of mercies and the God of all comfort.
--2 Cor. i. 3.
Mercy seat (Bib.), the golden cover or lid of the Ark of
the Covenant. See Ark, 2.
Sisters of Mercy (R. C. Ch.),a religious order founded in
Dublin in the year 1827. Communities of the same name have
since been established in various American cities. The
duties of those belonging to the order are, to attend
lying-in hospitals, to superintend the education of girls,
and protect decent women out of employment, to visit
prisoners and the sick, and to attend persons condemned to
To be at the mercy of, to be wholly in the power of.
Syn: See Grace.
Meaning of Mercies from wikipedia
- ISBN 0-312-68708-7. Tender Mercies
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at IMDb Tender Mercies
at the TCM Movie Database Tender Mercies
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is Toni Morrison's ninth
novel. It was published
in 2008. A Mercy reveals
what lies beneath
America. It is both...
this is the Mercies
' one chance
out. The fame and fortune
down such a beast would ensure
a new ****ure for all the Mercies
. In fact, her...
! Live at "The Club" is a 1967 album
by jazz musician Julian
"Cannonball" Adderley. It received
the Grammy Award
for Best Instrumental...
- No Mercy
to: No Mercy
, a 2010 novel
in the Dark-Hunter series
by Sherrilyn Kenyon
, a comic
by Alex de Campi
- Traveling Mercies
is an album
by jazz saxophonist Chris Potter released
on the Verve label
in 2002. The Allmusic review
R. Adler awarded
- Small Mercies
had disbanded. In June 2014 Blaik performed
as a solo artist after having
been in a duo, the ****ociates, with Stuart
McLean. Small Mercies
- Small Mercies
were an Australian alternative
rock band from Brisbane, Queensland. Small Mercies
may also refer
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