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Definitionto treat with extra kindness or tolerance
- My parents were possessed by the very spirit of kindness and indulgence.Chapter 2 (20% in)
- The time at length arrives when grief is rather an indulgence than a necessity; and the smile that plays upon the lips, although it may be deemed a sacrilege, is not banished.Chapter 3 (18% in)
- But when I discovered that he, the author at once of my existence and of its unspeakable torments, dared to hope for happiness, that while he accumulated wretchedness and despair upon me he sought his own enjoyment in feelings and passions from the indulgence of which I was forever barred, then impotent envy and bitter indignation filled me with an insatiable thirst for vengeance.Chapter 24 (84% in)
There are no more uses of "indulgent" in Frankenstein.
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