The Quality of Mercy (book)

The Quality of Mercy (book)

"The Quality of Mercy" is the title of several different books. The phrase taken from a speech by Portia in William Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice. The speech begins:

The quality of mercy is not strain'd,
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath: it is twice blest;
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes...

Books with this title:

* The second in a series of Socialist novels by William Dean Howells, published in 1892. ASIN B000MVBE7A.
* The autobiography of American actress Mercedes McCambridge, published in 1981. ISBN 0-8129-0945-3.
* A historical novel by Faye Kellerman, published in 1989. ISBN 1-5571-0027-6.
* A book by Eugene England, published in 1992. ISBN 0-8849-4830-7.
* A mystery by Gilbert Morris, published in 1993. ISBN 0-8007-5474-3.
* A murder mystery by David Roberts, published in 2006. ISBN 0-7867-1840-4.

* several other books by this name.

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