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  • The exclamation was so deprecating and touching that Morris indulged in another little demonstration of affection.
  • The tears sprang for a moment to Mrs. Montgomery’s eyes, and she indulged in a proud little jerk of the head.
  • CHAPTER XXX It was almost her last outbreak of passive grief; at least, she never indulged in another that the world knew anything about.
  • She was always her father’s docile and reasonable associate—going through their sight-seeing in deferential silence, never complaining of fatigue, always ready to start at the hour he had appointed over-night, making no foolish criticisms and indulging in no refinements of appreciation.
  • The truth is, that her suspicions having been aroused, she indulged a desire, natural to a timid person, that the explosion should be localised.
  • She held up her head and busied her hands, and went about her daily occupations; and when the state of things in Washington Square seemed intolerable, she closed her eyes and indulged herself with an intellectual vision of the man for whose sake she had broken a sacred law.

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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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