Sentence Examples with the word lenity

This savage punishment was approved by the higher officers of the navy, who showed great lenity to men of their own rank.

With more lenity and the position of Fesch thus became for a time less difficult.

This ill-judged lenity provoked a few months later an intolerable insult to his dignity.

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Severity and extreme lenity were strangely mingled in the treatment he received.