Day of grace

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(Theol.) the time of probation, when the offer of divine forgiveness is made and may be accepted.

See also: Grace

References in classic literature ?
This, you will remember, is your ninth day of grace.
Or was it some agent who was marking up that the last day of grace had arrived.
This my long sufferance and my day of grace They who neglect and scorn, shall never taste; But hard be hard'nd, blind be blinded more, That they may stumble on, and deeper fall; And none but such from mercy I exclude.
To-morrow is the last day of grace, and unless we can get the letters to-night, this villain will be as good as his word and will bring about her ruin.
Newman's last hurrah Justin Newman signed off as a 7lb claimer on his last day of grace since riding his allowance out at Redcar on Tuesday by partnering his 17th winner of the year when making all on Lucky Art in the 5f claimer.