For these the indispensable conditions of existence are attachment to the soil of one particular spot by generation after generation.
CHAPTER XXII THE GREAT BARN AND THE SHEEP-SHEARERS Men thin away to insignificance and oblivion quite as often by not making the most of good spirits when they have them as by lacking good spirits when they are indispensable.
She was indispensable to high generation, hated at tea parties, feared in shops, and loved at crises.
There are no more uses of "indispensable" in the book.
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Then a big pot was brought out as we raced to retrieve our indispensable spoons and bowls.
Leon Leyson -- The Boy on the Wooden Box
In fourteen years in Bluffton he had sired two sons and managed to worm his way so completely into Bennington’s life and make himself so indispensable that he sometimes seemed like Bennington’s third leg.