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  • For a time Martin was again left free to wallow in work.
  • Oh, Mart, if you only knew the wickedness of the natives, and the way they lie and sing indecent songs and commit all manner of vileness! And the Church of England lets them wallow in their sins! Only us to save them.

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as in: wallow happily in the mud Define
to relax -- especially of an animal rolling about in mud or shallow water or more rarely: a noun describing the mud puddle or indentation in which an animal relaxes or rolls around
as in: wallow in self-pity Define
to indulge in an emotion or situation (This is often said of something negative such as self-pity when no attempt is made to move beyond it. But it is also sometimes said without connotation just to indicate that someone has a lot of something such as money or luxury.)
as in: a wagon wallowed through the mud Define
to move with difficulty; or perhaps just to move through water or in a rolling/wave-like manner
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