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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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indulgent
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • The episode ended well, for both Heron and Wallis laughed indulgently at the irreverence.
  • You had the sacraments and grace and indulgences of the church to aid you.
  • While he was still repeating the CONFITEOR amid the indulgent laughter of his hearers and while the scenes of that malignant episode were still passing sharply and swiftly before his mind he wondered why he bore no malice now to those who had tormented him.
  • Stephen’s face gave back the priest’s indulgent smile and, not being anxious to give an opinion, he made a slight dubitative movement with his lips.
  • The fat student laughed indulgently and said: —We are all highly respectable people in the field club.
  • Mother indulgent.
  • He spoke the verses aloud from the first lines till the music and rhythm suffused his mind, turning it to quiet indulgence; then copied them painfully to feel them the better by seeing them; then lay back on his bolster.

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  • Indulgent parents risk spoiling their children.
  • Her parents are strict, but her grandparents are indulgent.

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