If chance had timed the occurrence just right he would win the reprieve that he required for what he meant next to undertake.
"From Place to Place" by Irvin S. Cobb
He too was reprieved for the day.
"The Reign of Mary Tudor" by James Anthony Froude
He was actually court-martialled and condemned to death, but afterwards reprieved.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
In his heart he had been glad of the excuse for his absence, for the few hours of reprieve.
"Nell, of Shorne Mills" by Charles Garvice
This time, however, the summons was peremptory; the sentence was final; there was no reprieve.
"Captain Canot" by Brantz Mayer
I hope it is some pardon or reprieve For the most gentle Claudio.
"Measure for Measure" by William Shakespeare
But, however obtained, our reprieve from danger was only momentary.
"The Island Home" by Richard Archer
Marengo was reprieved, and he seemed to know it, as he bounded over the snow, waving his tail, and barking like a young fool.
"The Young Voyageurs" by Mayne Reid
But really, owing to unforeseen circumstances, this chance of a reprieve is remote.
"The Albert Gate Mystery" by Louis Tracy
The horse is reprieved.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
The change to Old Peg was as a reprieve from death!
"The Buffalo Runners" by R.M. Ballantyne
This was why he rejoiced in the four months' reprieve.
"How It All Came Round" by L. T. Meade
Live, I say; live, work, make good; it is in any man's power who has received a reprieve like yours.
"Flamsted quarries" by Mary E. Waller
Her reference to Nicky came like a reprieve.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
Six of the inferior insurgents, who made their defence, were convicted of high treason and reprieved.
"The Witch of Salem" by John R. Musick
Hanged at Crieff on a charge of child murder, a reprieve arriving twenty minutes too late.
"Chronicles of Strathearn" by Various
At least he had a reprieve.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
Here is a reprieve for the prisoner.
"The Lady of Loyalty House" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
I was fain enough of the reprieve.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
It was like proclaiming a reprieve to a wretch upon the scaffold about to be launched into eternity.
"The Ocean Waifs" by Mayne Reid
The voice still saith, "While atoms weave
Both world and soul for utmost joy,
Who sins must suffer, — no reprieve;
The law that quickens must destroy."
"Aeropagus" by Edith Wharton
As cruel Herod ne'er was known to spare,
Or big, or little, or whate'er degree:
So Death, I ween, (whate'er their ages are)
Gives no reprieve — relentless quite as he.
"A Memento Mori -- Or Remember Death" by Rees Prichard
The rebel by his Sov'reign must be press'd,
The traitor must with mildness be address'd,
Ere he will deign to come for a reprieve,
And pardon, for his treason, to receive.
"Advice, To Search For The Lord Jesus Christ" by Rees Prichard
Thou, at thy pleasure, canst thy servant free,
Thou from my troubles canst deliver me,
Do thou then, in compassion, comfort give,
And me, by any means, from death reprieve.
"A Prayer, Against The Oppression Of One's Foe. " by Rees Prichard
He, farther, must in Jesus Christ believe,
And in the blood that did for him atone,
Who by his death did all our souls reprieve,
When none cou'd rescue us, but Christ alone :
"The Lord's Prayer" by Rees Prichard
Jesus, by whose grace I live,
From the fear of evil kept,
Thou has lengthen'd my reprieve,
Held in being while I slept.
With the day my heart renew;
Let me wake thy will to do.
"Jesus," by Augustus Montague Toplady
Many accounts granted reprieve from extreme heat.
Death Row Inmate Fighting Reprieve.
Judge overturns governor's reprieve of death row inmate Haugen.
A brief reprieve from rain.
A Month's Reprieve for Polly Peck.
The execution of death row inmate Gary Haugen will proceed , despite Governor John Kitzhaber's reprieve, a judge has determined.
The fantasy landscape gets a bye week reprieve of sorts.
The rain had turned the red dirt to mud the night before the annual Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup, and the tent housing the few thousand spectators and hundreds of rattlesnakes was little reprieve from the cold.
Ez Bryant, the wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys is getting a reprieve in court.
Texas executes ex-Army recruiter after 3 reprieves.
Late last week the fans were granted an eight year reprieve when the NFL struck a deal with the regular referees and they were promptly returned to the game of football.
Students and parents can negotiate lower debts, smaller payments, or temporary reprieves.
A Reprieve , for Now.
An Oregon death row inmate who says he wants to die is arguing he doesn't have to accept the governor's reprieve .
FRANCE 24 US Undocumented Students Get Temp Reprieve .