act of grace meaning
A favour, esp a pardon granted by a sovereign
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- Acts of grace linger only in the memory of small things.
- Glencairn was excepted from Cromwell's Act of Grace and Pardon.
- It is just a token, but it is an act of grace,
- Often also at origin as an act of grace to Charles de Foucauld.
- Robert Morgan defines it simply as " an act of grace ."