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Tis mightiest in the mightiest; it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown; His sceptre shows the force of temporal power, The attribute to awe and majesty, Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings; But mercy is above this sceptred sway; It is enthroned in the hearts of kings, It is an attribute to God himself; And earthly power doth then show likest God's When mercy seasons justice.

To sin because mercy abounds is the devil's logic; he that sins because of God's mercy, shall have judgment without mercy. - Mercy is not for them that sin and fear not, but for them that fear and sin not.

We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.

We may imitate the Deity in all his moral attributes, but mercy is the only one in which we can pretend to equal him. - We cannot, indeed, give like God, but surely we may forgive like him.

Were there but a single mercy apportioned to each moment of our lives, the sum would rise very high; but how is our arithmetic confounded when every minute has more than we can distinctly number.

Who will not mercy unto others show, how can he mercy ever hope to have?

Wilt thou draw near the nature of the gods? Draw near them then in being merciful; sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.


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