What is the meaning of the poem "A Quality of Mercy"Does it have to deal with anything with being a king?... like how a king should be merciful? Or does the poem mean that mercy is not what it...

What is the meaning of the poem "A Quality of Mercy"

Does it have to deal with anything with being a king?... like how a king should be merciful? Or does the poem mean that mercy is not what it seems to be? I don't think that the online explainations are correct... neither do I think that Shakespeare is saying that mercy is uncontrollable... Please explain in a lot of detail if you think that the poem is saying that mercy is uncontrollable.

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