INDULGE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of indulge
Definition:
v. be complacent toward; give way to; not to oppose or restrain; yield to the desire of
Example:
It pleased me to indulge her wishes.
Sentence in Classic:
Bounderby, whenever he could indulge it without the observation of that independent man, by making wry faces, or shutting one eye.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
In other words, the ladies proceeded to indulge in a conversation on the subject of dress; and only after this had lasted for a considerable while did the visitor let fall a remark which led her entertainer to inquire:.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
In speaking of which colony Titus Livius makes the notable remark, that hardly any one in Rome could be got to take part in it, so much readier were the commons to indulge in covetous schemes at home, than to realize them by leaving it.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Moreover, by some obscure process of logic, she felt that her momentary burst of generosity had justified all previous extravagances, and excused any in which she might subsequently indulge.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
I assume that you remain continually in the same place because you indulge yourself, because you are very fond of comfort and ease, and very indifferent to everything else.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
Sometimes, he was a very comfortable person to live with, for all his unfortunate habit of not permitting anyone in his presence to act a lie, palm off a pretense or indulge in bombast.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Prince John, indeed, and those who courted his pleasure by imitating his foibles, were apt to indulge to excess in the pleasures of the trencher and the goblet; and indeed it is well known that his death was occasioned by a surfeit upon peaches and new ale.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Thus it was said in the town, when the Bishop does not indulge in the cheer of a cure, he indulges in the cheer of a trappist.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Always solitary and busied about his gardening, he had nothing else to do than to indulge his curiosity.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
One sometimes sees people, who, poor and mean, seem to wake up, pass suddenly from indigence to luxury, indulge in expenditures of all sorts, and become dazzling, prodigal, magnificent, all of a sudden.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
By the beaten paths, which indulge in a thousand teasing zigzags, it required a good quarter of an hour.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context