Will you consider sparing the rest of the Immortals, master?
We hear several times of his sparing those who had conspired against him.
Upon the outbreak of the Prussian Kulturkampf the Left had pressed the Right to introduce an Italian counterpart to the Prussian May laws, especially as the attitude of Thiers and the hostility of the French Clericals obviated the need for sparing French susceptibilities.
His son Amaziah had some difficulty in gaining the kingdom and showed unwonted leniency in sparing the children of his father's murderers.
The Acta of St Sebastian, falsely attributed to the same St Ambrose, are far less sparing of details.