Sentence Examples


  • On the commutation of vows and tithes.
  • (8) The commutation of the twenty-two letters is effected by the last letter of the alphabet taking the place of the first, the last but one the place of the second, and so forth.
  • This board may allow commutation or diminution of sentence for good behaviour, meritorious services or exemplary conduct.
  • As constable of Dundee he secured the commutation of the death penalty on minor offenders under his jurisdiction, and his expressed maxim was " in the greatest crimes it is thought wisest to pardon the multitude and punish the ringleaders."
  • As time went on these practices of commutation became more and more frequent.
 

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