indulging

Definitions

  • Nobody must indulge in sports
    Nobody must indulge in sports
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n indulging the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
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Quotations

  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “It is only necessary to grow old to become more charitable and even indulgent. I see no fault committed by others that I have not committed myself.”
  • Akhenaton
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    “Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.”
  • St. Gregory The Great
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    “Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of a certain income can indulge.”
  • Lillian Hellman
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    “It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.”
  • Joseph Joubert
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    “Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.”
  • Dale Carnegie
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    “Criticism of others is futile and if you indulge in it often you should be warned that it can be fatal to your career.”

Usage

In literature:

All sorts of pleasing anticipations were indulged in.
"A Siren" by Thomas Adolphus Trollope
I think, you know, that your mother indulges him foolishly.
"The Way We Live Now" by Anthony Trollope
So the assistant manager of Carvel & Company resolved to indulge in the pleasure of patronizing the Bostonian.
"The Crisis, Complete" by Winston Churchill
Her father indulged her in every respect, only he strictly forbade his beautiful child to leave the house alone after sunset.
"Barbara Blomberg, Complete" by Georg Ebers
Can I count on your further indulgence?
"The Deluge" by David Graham Phillips
Mountjoy's inexhaustible indulgence still made allowances for her.
"Blind Love" by Wilkie Collins
May I trust to your kind indulgence to forgive me?
"Heart and Science" by Wilkie Collins
When I had concluded, they indulged in a hearty laugh.
"Jack in the Forecastle" by John Sherburne Sleeper
In this Fausta, nothing unwilling, indulged me.
"Zenobia" by William Ware
M. de Guersaint, who had been indulging in a little siesta, also had to be awakened.
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
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In poetry:

Yet while my tongue indulged complaints,
I felt my heart reprove,-
"Sure I shall thus offend thy saints,
And grieve the men I love."
"Psalm 73 part 1" by Isaac Watts
But if indeed with reckless faith
We trust the flattering voice,
Which whispers, "Take thy fill ere death,
Indulge thee and rejoice;"
"Second Sunday After Epiphany" by John Keble
Lo! on the rural mossy bed
My limbs with careless ease reclined;
Ah, gentle Sloth! indulgent spread
The same soft bandage o'er my mind.
"Ode to Indolence" by William Shenstone
One me indulgent Heaven bestow'd
A rural mansion, neat and small;
This lyre; -- and as for yonder crowd,
The happiness to hate them all.
"Horace, Book II. Ode XVI." by William Cowper
Great God, indulge my humble claim,
Thou art my hope, my joy, my rest;
The glories that compose thy name
Stand all engaged to make me blest.
"Psalm 63" by Isaac Watts
The face of God appears so fair
Unto his chosen saints, who are
Indulg'd to see it — they'll scarce deign
To look on ought besides again.
"Concerning The New Jerusalem" by Rees Prichard

In news:

In their lifetimes, climbing the mountain was a rare indulgence.
Indulge in late-night rumba in this up-and-coming Colombian city.
In an era of small plates and thinner wallets, a tasting menu is an indulgence.
A Time to Indulge in Celebratory Feasting.
On what is traditionally the slowest sports day of the year, please indulge me for a post that has some NFC North relevance but is mostly a life lesson.
Quick and easy recipes with peanut butter that only look and taste indulgent.
The bars from Didi's Chocolates feature a variety of indulgent fillings.
It's time for you to indulge yourself in Tulsa's festival weekend.
For one night, Saturday, Sept 18, UTW's Urban Indulgence invites you to come and sample delicious food, beer and wines all for a good cause.
Following her dream to California, Davey-Lee opened up the floor plan and invited locals to indulge in breakfast all day long.
An evening of fine art, wine, food and music is often hard to describe, but SAVE (Shelter Against Violent Environments) has encapsulated this event in a word that says it all Indulgence .
Indulgence is a treat for all your senses.
Judi Franco's Girls' Night Out Featuring Stoli Indulgence Flavors.
But with the indulgence on display, that would prove very difficult.
Red Rose Simply Indulgent Teas.
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In science:

Since the map S0 is locally linear there is no point in distinguishing between the constant matrix ∂xS0x and the map S0 so that we indulge in the abuse of notation implicit in (5.3).
A fluctuation theorem in a random environment
In the text, various authors are mentioned by name: this is to aid the reader in researching the problem at hand, and is not meant in any way to be a detailed, historical account of the development of the field. I ask the reader for his’r indulgence on this score.
Some open problems in random matrix theory and the theory of integrable systems
In order to substantiate the loose argument we have been indulging in so far and provide proofs, we use a less direct line of attack than the one suggested by the above discussion.
On the Limit Law of a Random Walk Conditioned to Reach a High Level
Even, sometimes it indulges the reputation of the victim.
Algorithm and Implementation of the Blog-Post Supervision Process
Our main interest here is in constructing new smooth Calabi-Yau threefolds via such topological transitions, but first I will indulge in a few comments about the connectedness of the space of all Calabi-Yau threefolds.
The Expanding Zoo of Calabi-Yau Threefolds
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