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  • adjective Obsolete spelling of merciful.


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  • Mr. James announced he would be "taking [his] talents to South Beach," thus mercifull

    Me-First LeBron Was Not Our Guy

  • Ted Haggar . forgate people , fOllow your God your god is more mercifull that Human being .

    Think Progress » Haggard Confesses: ‘I Am a Deciever and a Liar’

  • But admit, that I were enclined unto a mercifull and compassionate minde, yet thou art none of them, on whome milde and gracious mercy should any way declare her effects.

    The Decameron

  • Grant then you greatest Gods (if you be the Patrones of this mine unexpected felicitie) that with honor and due respect, I may hereafter make apparantly knowne: how highly I acknowledge this thy wonderfull favour, in being more mercifull to me, then I could be to my selfe.

    The Decameron

  • Asswage then thine anger, and graciously pardon me, wherein if thou wilt be so mercifull to me, and free me from this fatall Tower: I do heere faithfully promise thee, to forsake my most false and disloyall friend, electing thee as my Lord and constant Love for ever.

    The Decameron

  • Be now then so mercifull (for manhoods sake) as to come uppe hither, and inflict that on me, which mine owne hands are not strong enough to do, I meane the ending of my loathed and wearisome life, for I desire it beyond all comfort else, and I shall honour thee in the performance of it.

    The Decameron

  • But, seeing thou art so constant in thy pernitious resolve, as neither thine owne good Nature, nor this lamentable sufferance in me, are able to alter thee: I will prepare my self for death patiently, to the end, that Heaven may be mercifull to my soul, and reward thee justly, according to thy cruelty.

    The Decameron

  • Or, if shee might not be so mercifull to him; that yet she would vouchsafe, to let him live in the lowly condition as he did, and thinke it a thankefull duty in him, onely to love her.

    The Decameron

  • Heaven hath beene more mercifull to thee, then thou wouldest be to thy selfe, or us.

    The Decameron

  • She observed him to be an hansome man, young, lusty, well-limbde and proportioned, having a mercifull commisseration of his dumbenesse and deafenes, being perswaded also in like manner, that if hee were an Eunuch too, hee deserved a thousand times the more to be pittied.

    The Decameron


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