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    Mercy

    what does the sentence stand for "tempered mercy with justice"


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    Re: Mercy

    The idiom is "To temper mercy with judgement".

    "Temper" here = Cambridge Dictionaries Online - Cambridge University Press

    So you are using judgement in order to show clemency.

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