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indulgent
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

14 uses
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Definition
to treat with extra kindness or tolerance
  • Oh, M. de Villefort, I beseech your indulgence for him.
    Chapters 7-8 (8% in)
  • The magistrate laid emphasis on these words, as if he wished to apply them to the owner himself, while his eyes seemed to plunge into the heart of one who, interceding for another, had himself need of indulgence.
    Chapters 7-8 (9% in)
  • As Dantes spoke, Villefort gazed at his ingenuous and open countenance, and recollected the words of Renee, who, without knowing who the culprit was, had besought his indulgence for him.
    Chapters 7-8 (23% in)
  • It is true that the indulgence of his foster-mother encouraged him.
    Chapters 43-44 (61% in)
  • I had speedy proofs that the excellent abbe was engaged in my behalf, for the rigors of my imprisonment were alleviated by many trifling though acceptable indulgences, and I was told that my trial was to be postponed to the assizes following those now being held.
    Chapters 45-46 (27% in)
  • Should your confessor be less indulgent to you in your dying moments than you found the Abbe Busoni, send for me, if I am still on earth, and I will soothe your ears with words that shall effectually calm and soothe your parting soul ere it goes forth to traverse the ocean called eternity.
    Chapters 45-46 (44% in)
  • —M. Debray?" inquired Danglars, with an air of indulgence and good-nature that made Monte Cristo smile, acquainted as he was with the secrets of the banker's domestic life.
    Chapters 45-46 (98% in)
  • It only proves how little indulgence we may expect from your sex," interrupted Valentine.
    Chapters 57-58 (10% in)
  • Besides the pleasure, there is always remorse from the indulgence of our passions, and, after all, what have you men to fear from all this? the world excuses, and notoriety ennobles you.
    Chapters 67-68 (11% in)
  • It cannot be wondered at that his mind, generally so courageous, but now disturbed by the two strongest human passions, love and fear, was weakened even to the indulgence of superstitious thoughts.
    Chapters 73-74 (52% in)
  • Ah, my dear count, you are far too indulgent.
    Chapters 77-78 (84% in)
  • To the world and to his servants Danglars assumed the character of the good-natured man and the indulgent father.
    Chapters 95-96 (4% in)
  • Let us hasten to say that in private the genial side descended to the level of the other, so that generally the indulgent man disappeared to give place to the brutal husband and domineering father.
    Chapters 95-96 (5% in)
  • But the inflexibility of the procureur should stop there; she would see him the next day, and if she could not make him fail in his duties as a magistrate, she would, at least, obtain all the indulgence he could allow.
    Chapters 99-100 (21% in)

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