Tis mightiest in the mightiest ; it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown. His sceptre shows the force of temporal power, The attribute to awe and majesty, Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings ; But mercy is above this sceptred sway... CHOICE SPECIMENS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE - Pagina 109door THOMAS B. SHAW - 1870Volledige weergave
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...essential quality to God Himself; And earthly power doth then show likest God's When mercy tempers justice. Therefore, Jew, Though justice be thy plea,...Should see salvation. We do pray for mercy, And that same prayer doth teach us all to render The deeds of mercy. I have spoke thus much So you will soften...