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mercy (mĕr′sē) [L. merces, reward]
In medicine, the compassionate provision of relief or mitigation of physical pain, mental suffering, or psychological distress.
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We must be thankful for small mercies
. While we never looked likely to get anything from the trip to Blackpool -other than a good soaking in the temporary stand (what a bargain for pounds 14!)-we deserved a share of the spoils at the very least on Sunday.
It was hardly the most memorable strike in the long history of derby matches, but with Stoke already being booed by their fans, they will be thankful for small mercies
However, Ferguson should be thankful for small mercies
and at least his unbeaten record in competitive games in 1999 remains intact.