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used in Northanger Abbey

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to treat with extra kindness or tolerance
  • Mrs. Thorpe was a widow, and not a very rich one; she was a good-humoured, well-meaning woman, and a very indulgent mother.
    Chapter 4 (92% in)
  • Mrs. Thorpe is too indulgent beyond a doubt; but, however, you had better not interfere.
    Chapter 13 (96% in)
  • This indulgence, though not more than Catherine had hoped for, completed her conviction of being favoured beyond every other human creature, in friends and fortune, circumstance and chance.
    Chapter 17 (67% in)
  • After half an hour's free indulgence of grief and reflection, Catherine felt equal to encountering her friends; but whether she should make her distress known to them was another consideration.
    Chapter 25 (54% in)

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