Sentence Examples


  • He was as lenient with the offences iof the orthodox as he was rigid in suppressing heresy and schism.
  • The way was further prepared by a lenient use of the penal laws.
  • For openly expressing his opinion that lenient measures ought to be pursued towards the Vendeans he was recalled; but in April 1794 he was once more reinstated and sent to the Army of the Sambreand-Meuse.
  • Since it was the young girl's first time getting pulled over, the police officer let her off with the caveat that next time he would not be so lenient.
  • Cursor treated his soldiers with such harshness that they allowed themselves to be defeated; but after he had regained their good-will by more lenient treatment and lavish promises of booty, they fought with enthusiasm and gained a complete victory.