Sentence Examples


  • According to the committee, every convict should have it in his power to earn a remission - in other words, to shorten his sentence by his industry.
  • We acknowledge one baptism for remission of sins.
  • Valdemar cheerfully undertook a new crusade "for the honour of the Blessed Virgin and the remission of my own sins."
  • A certain abatement or remission of the fever takes place, with or without sweating, but there is no true intermission or interval of absolute apyrexia.
  • The remission or abatement lasts generally throughout the morning; and about noon there is an exacerbation, seldom ushered in by chills, which continues till the early morning following, when it remits or abates as before.