The indulgence accentuated the division between those who accepted and those who rejected it.
He not merely lacked the ability to govern the empire in a time of crisis, but aggravated its dangers by his self-indulgence and vindictiveness.
I went to a party last night, and there out of five ladies three were Roman Catholics and had the Pope's indulgence for doing woolwork on Sundays.
Some might call self-care a mere indulgence, but I believe it to be necessary for a healthy mind.
German chocolates are my only indulgence.
But their indulgence even then is not mentioned to have gone beyond the coarse bread, flavoured with salt and sometimes hyssop, while their drink was water from the spring.
But, at the same time, the character of the indulgence was modified.
Fatigue from physical exertion is a predisposing cause of heat-stroke, and constipation and alcoholic indulgence should be avoided.
No lapse of reconciling time, no extent of comparative indulgence, could break her in to resignation, submission, or toleration of even partial restraint.
There is no limit to the indulgence that my father allows his grandchildren.
The hotel owner's indulgence towards several employees angered those who had been overlooked.
The father, who treated his children with extreme indulgence, allowed him to choose his school, and he elected to go to one kept at Wandsworth by a French refugee, named Pampelonne.
He never married, thus further fulfilling his policy of what one of his essayist-biographers has termed "indulgence in fine renouncements."
The old prince said that if he was ill it was only because of Princess Mary: that she purposely worried and irritated him, and that by indulgence and silly talk she was spoiling little Prince Nicholas.
When campaigning, Rostov allowed himself the indulgence of riding not a regimental but a Cossack horse.