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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Philip in his happier moods indulged Tom to the top of his bent, heightening the crash and bang and fury of every fight with all the artillery of epithets and similes at his command.
  • Clearly, she had not time to indulge in long reveries about her own happy love-affairs.
  • I do nothing but indulge myself all day long, and she always finds out what I want before I know it myself.
  • An old gypsy woman was seated on the ground nursing her knees, and occasionally poking a skewer into the round kettle that sent forth an odorous steam; two small shock-headed children were lying prone and resting on their elbows something like small sphinxes; and a placid donkey was bending his head over a tall girl, who, lying on her back, was scratching his nose and indulging him with a bite of excellent stolen hay.
  • We can only choose whether we will indulge ourselves in the present moment, or whether we will renounce that, for the sake of obeying the divine voice within us,—for the sake of being true to all the motives that sanctify our lives.

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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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