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Far from the Madding Crowd
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indulge
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Recollection of the strange antics she had indulged in when passing through the trees was succeeded in the girl by a nettled palpitation, and that by a hot face.
  • He stayed there for some time, and might have worked himself into a dignified position of some sort had he not indulged in the wild freak of enlisting.
  • "Very well, let’s try it," said Bathsheba, bounding from her seat with that total disregard of consistency which can be indulged in towards a dependent, and entering into the spirit of divination at once.
  • "What fun it would be to send it to the stupid old Boldwood, and how he would wonder!" said the irrepressible Liddy, lifting her eyebrows, and indulging in an awful mirth on the verge of fear as she thought of the moral and social magnitude of the man contemplated.
  • What possessed her to indulge in such a performance in the sight of the sparrows, blackbirds, and unperceived farmer who were alone its spectators,—whether the smile began as a factitious one, to test her capacity in that art,—nobody knows; it ended certainly in a real smile.
  • A meditation on the obvious inference was indulged in by all, and during its continuance each directed his vision into the ashpit, which glowed like a desert in the tropics under a vertical sun, shaping their eyes long and liny, partly because of the light, partly from the depth of the subject discussed.
  • "I’ve had a very pale companion for the last four miles," said Joseph, indulging in a shudder toned down by resignation.
  • I should be very contemptible to indulge in such a thought.
  • Bathsheba indulged in contemplations of escape from her position by immediate death, which, thought she, though it was an inconvenient and awful way, had limits to its inconvenience and awfulness that could not be overpassed; whilst the shames of life were measureless.

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  • She indulges her children more than is good for them.
  • I indulge my taste for sweets more than is good for me.

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