grace (n.) 8
means of salvation, divine favour
Cym I.ii.68 [Innogen to Cymbeline] Past hope, and in despair, that way past grace
LLL I.i.150 [Berowne to King] every man with his affects is born, / Not by might mastered, but by special grace
TC III.i.15 [Servant to Pandarus] You are in the state of grace? [also: sense 2]
Tim II.ii.91 [Apemantus to Page] Thou outrunnest grace