How to use Indulgence in a sentence
German chocolates are my only indulgence.
The indulgence accentuated the division between those who accepted and those who rejected it.
Taking some time to pamper yourself is not an indulgence; it's a necessity.
Even a novice baker can find an easy recipe to allow the decadent indulgence in everyone's favorite Thanksgiving dessert or a slice of your favorite fruit pie..
The Epicurean had no scruple about the servitude of those whose labours contributed to his own indulgence and tranquillity.Advertisement
Moreover, in order to permit him to pay the sums, he was to have half the proceeds in his provinces from an indulgence granted to forward the rebuilding of St Peter's.
Zwingli denounced the publication of plenary indulgence to all visitors to the shrine, and his sermons in the Swiss vernacular drew great crowds and attracted the attention of Rome.
This can make the Snake a poor pairing since Snake views indulgence as irrational.
For instance, in 1501 it took measures to prevent money raised by the granting of a papal indulgence from leaving the country.
A Dominican monk, Johann Tetzel, was selected to proclaim the indulgence (together with certain supplementary graces) in the three provinces of the elector.Advertisement
They awakened the author himself to a consciousness that his doctrines were after all incompatible with some of the Church's teachings, and led him to consider the nature of the papal power which issued the indulgence.
The first definite instance of a plenary Indulgence is that of Urban II.
Innocent II., dedicating the great church of Cluny in 1132, granted as a great favour a forty days' Indulgence for the anniversary.
The latter is in many states neither prompt nor certain, offenders frequently escaping through the excessive regard for technicalities even more than through the indulgence of juries and the occasional weakness of judges.
Remaining henceforth at his father's side he was treated with the utmost indulgence.Advertisement
Nor was the indulgence shown by the cabinet towards Dom Miguel and the absolutists of Portugal quite worthy of England.
Acting on this principle he ruled frivolously, and with a wanton indulgence of whims. In 1820 his misrule provoked a revolt, and he remained in the hands of insurgents till he was released by foreign intervention in 1823.
From the ejectment of 1662 to the indulgence of 1687, Baxter's life was constantly disturbed by persecution of one kind or another.
In a parliament with Lauderdale as commissioner (1669-1673) " clanking acts " were passed against nonconformity, but the laws were too severe to be executed, save spasmodically, and were followed by a second indulgence (1672).
And, from an absolution from the consequences of guilt, it became, in the 14th and 15th centuries, a negation or the guilt itself; while simultaneously the opportunity was offered of acquiring an indulgence for the souls of those already in purgatory.Advertisement
On the 22nd of February 1300 the bull of Boniface VIII., Antiquorum habet fidem, promised plenary indulgence to every Roman who should visit the churches of the apostles Peter and Paul on thirty days during the year, and to every foreigner who should perform the same act on fifteen days.
This placed the pilgrimage to Rome on a level with the crusades - the only mode of obtaining a plenary indulgence.
The occasion was an Indulgence proclaimed by Pope Leo X., farmed by the archbishop of Mainz, and preached by John Tetzel, a Dominican monk and a famed seller of Indulgences.
Many of the German princes had no great love for Indulgence sellers, and Frederick of Saxony had prohibited Tetzel from entering his territories.
The Red Cross of the Indulgence seller had been set up at Zerbst and at Jizterbogk, and people had gone from Wittenberg to buy the Papal Tickets.Advertisement
He had procured an Indulgence for all who attended its services on All Saints' Day, and crowds commonly gathered.
The practice of offering, selling and buying Indulgences (see Indulgence) was everywhere common in the beginning of the 16th century.
The usage generally took the form that any one who visited a church, to which the Indulgence had been attached, on a day named, and gave a contribution to its funds, had his penance shortened by one-seventh, one-third or one-half, as might be arranged.
By an Indulgence merits could be transferred from the storehouse to those who required them.
Hence for the indifferent Christian, Attrition, Confession and Indulgence became the three heads in the scheme of the church of the later middle ages for his salvation.
The one thing which satisfied his conscience was the burdensome thing he had to do, and that was to procure an Indulgence - a matter made increasingly easy for him as time went on.
But the common people did not discriminate, and believed that when they bought an Indulgence they were purchasing pardon from sin; and Luther placed himself in the position of the ordinary Christian uninstructed in the niceties of theological distinctions.
An Indulgence is and can only be the remission of a merely ecclesiastical penalty; the church can remit what the church has imposed; it cannot remit what God has imposed.
An Indulgence can never remit guilt; the pope himself cannot do such a thing; God has kept that in His own hand.
The Christian who has true repentance has already received pardon from God altogether apart from an Indulgence, and does not need one; Christ demands this true repentance from every one.
Meanwhile his brother Buccelin, whose army was also suffering grievously from disease, partly induced by free indulgence in the grapes of Campania, encamped at Casilinum, the site of modern Capua.
He was one of the seven bishops who resisted the proposed Declaration of Indulgence (1688).
For, if the human soul is identical with God, the practice of austerities must be discarded as directed against God, and it is rather by a free indulgence of the natural appetites and the pleasures of life that man's love for God will best be shown.
He explained, for instance, when a man was strictly bound to tell the truth; when he might avail himself of the mild licence of an equivocation; and when the Church placed at his service the greater indulgence of a mental reservation.
He packed the privy council, the army and the universities with Catholics, and tried to legalize the exercise of their religion by an utterly unconstitutional Declaration of Indulgence.
His diaries show a minutely methodical conduct of business, generous indulgence in hunting, comparatively little reading and a wide acquaintance with the leading men of the colonies, but no marked indications of what is usually considered to be "greatness."
There was free scope given for the indulgence of that political imagination which revels in revolution and chafes at prescriptive bondage.
Charles was in favour of religious toleration, and a declaration issued by him in October 1660 aroused great hopes; but he made little effort to conciliate the Presbyterians or to effect a settlement through the Savoy conference, and his real object was to gain power over all the factions and to free his co-religionists, the Roman Catholics, in favour of whom he issued his first declaration of indulgence (26th of December 1662), the bill to give effect to it being opposed by Clarendon and defeated in the Lords, and being replied to by the passing of further acts against religious liberty.
The Dutch War, declared on the 17th of March 1672, though the commercial and naval jealousies of Holland had certainly not disappeared in England, was unpopular because of the alliance with France and the attack upon Protestantism, while the king's second declaration of indulgence (15th of March 1672) aroused still further antagonism, was declared illegal by the parliament, and was followed up by the Test Act, which obliged James and Clifford to resign their offices.
With the Liberal reaction and strong reform movement which characterized the earlier years of Alexander II.'s reign (1855-1881) he thoroughly sympathized, and for some time he warmly advocated the introduction of liberal institutions of the British type, but when he perceived that the agitation was assuming a Socialistic and Nihilist tinge, and that in some quarters of the Liberal camp indulgence was being shown to Polish national aspirations, he gradually modified his attitude until he came to be regarded by the Liberals as a renegade.
Tender-hearted he might be in practice; but toleration he declares synonymous with "cowardly indulgence and false compasssion."
The annual diminution in the number of the Indian population was undoubtedly very great, but it was due far more to the result of European epidemics and to indulgence in alcohol than to hard work.
He believes that excessive indulgence in it is confined to a comparatively small number of the wealthier classes of the community.
In his last years he was given to self indulgence and scandalous excesses, which did not, however, alienate the London citizens, with whose wives he was too familiar.
He was referred in natural philosophy, including mathematics, and obtained his degree only by a special but by no means infrequent act of indulgence.
The object of Charles's indulgence was disguised; the object of James's indulgence was patent.
Speaking broadly the development was from rigour to indulgence, and the three schisms referred to voiced the protests of the puritan minority.
Under any circumstances an indulgence would have been most distasteful to them.
Thus fortified, James issued a declaration of indulgence (1687) granting full religious liberty to all his subjects.
To this latter indulgence is to be attributed the apparent indifferentism which leads to their joining Moslems in prayers and ablutions, or sprinkling themselves with holy water in Maronite churches.
From the 12th to the 30th of April he was detained in the palace of the Inquisition, where he occupied the best apartments and was treated with unexampled indulgence.
They selected Spain as an excellent field of enterprise; and it must be said that all the governments of the regency showed so much indulgence towards the Catholic revival thus started, that in less than a decade the kingdom, was studded with more convents, monasteries, Jesuit colleges, Catholic schools, and foundations than had existed in the palmy days of the houses of Austria and Bourbon in the 17th and 18th centuries.
He wrote with his own hand the petition presented in 1687 against the reading of the Declaration of Indulgence, which was signed by himself and six of his suffragans.
Lloyd was an indefatigable opponent of the Roman Catholic tendencies of James II., and was one of the seven bishops who for refusing to have the Declaration of Indulgence read in his diocese was charged with publishing a seditious libel against the king and acquitted (1688).
He drew the women of the world whom he saw around him with dignity, with indulgence, with extraordinary penetration and clairvoyance.
Following on a decided lowering of the pain and touch senses, which may even lead to complete loss of cutaneous sensation, there comes a sleep which is often accompanied by pleasant dreams. There appears to be no evidence in the case of either the lower animals or the human subject that the drug is an aphrodisiac. Excessive indulgence in cannabis indica is very rare, but may lead to general ill-health and occasionally to insanity.
When he returned, he opened the compact disc player, a recent indulgence they both enjoyed, and checked the selections before turning it on.
The Author solicits public indulgence; she will, if we mistake not, meet with public approbation.
For the ultimate in personalized indulgence, select suites include the services of a personal butler who will attend to your every whim.
Pilgrims were granted indulgence for gifts to restore the chapel.
Restaurant vouchers are the perfect solution as everyone enjoys the indulgence of fabulous food and fine wines in attractive surroundings.
Help thyself, " I said in the manner of a great lord offering an indulgence to a peasant.
Our selection of Four-Poster, Junior and Master Suites, some with jacuzzis, provide pure indulgence for your honeymoon night.
The Holy Father granted all World Youth Day participants a plenary indulgence.
No love of selfish ease, no supine and carnal indulgence, retarded his movements.
The Order of perpetual indulgence is more than just a bunch of folk in holy drag.
Only the bold are happy to feed their partner by hand in a public place - the ultimate sensual indulgence.
For sheer indulgence, Paris is hard to beat.
A brief delve into self indulgence won't harm you.
In conclusion, the Proprietors have to request the kind indulgence of the Subscribers with regard to any errors they may occasionally detect.
Your time at uni is the perfect opportunity to totally explore yourself and is a great chance for a bit of self- indulgence.
You'll probably save 100 calories over a full-size chocolate indulgence.
Gluttony and winebibbing are granted a plenary indulgence by all but the most ascetic at this festal time.
They who prove unworthy of their ancestors deserve less indulgence than others.
A desultory sequence of ideas, an excessive vagueness and indirectness of expression, a peculiar and abnormal latinity, a constant tendency to exaggeration, and an immoderate indulgence in learned and literary allusions - all these are obstacles lying in the way of a study of Propertius.
It was at the opening of parliament that Shaftesbury made his celebrated "delenda est Carthago" speech against Holland, in which he urged the Second Dutch War, on the ground of the necessity of destroying so formidable a commercial rival to England, excused the Stop of the Exchequer which he had opposed, and vindicated the Declaration of Indulgence.
Astute, ambitious and unrestrained by conscience, Dubois ingratiated himself with his pupil, and, while he gave him formal school lessons, at the same time pandered to his evil passions and encouraged him in their indulgence.
Zeno was a pupil of Crates, from whom he learned the moral worth of self-control and indifference to sensual indulgence (see Stoics).
But he was what Horace was not, a thoroughly good hater; and he lived at a time when the utmost freedom of speech and the most unrestrained indulgence of public and private animosity were the characteristics of men who took a prominent part in affairs.
At the same time, according to Catholic teaching, such Indulgence was not a mere permission to omit or postpone payment, but was in fact a discharge from the debt of temporal punishment which the sinner owed.
Eusebius Amort, in 1735, admits the gravest differences of opinion; and the Bishop of Newport writes (p. 163) " to receive an Indulgence of a year, for example, is to have remitted to one so much temporal punishment as was represented by a year's canonical penance.
But it must be noted that, according to the orthodox doctrine, not only can an Indulgence not remit future sins, but even for the past it cannot take full effect unless the subject be truly contrite and have confessed (or intend shortly to confess) his sins.
In April 1585 Sir Amyas Paulet was appointed to the office of which Sadler, accused of careless indulgence, had requested to be relieved; and on Christmas Eve she was removed from the hateful shelter of Tutbury to the castle of Chartley in the same county.
For a real indulgence prepare a sugar syrup flavored with white wine.
Choose from indulgent eye, face, or soothing leg treatments for the ultimate in spa indulgence and relaxation.
Want to treat your cat to the ultimate indulgence?
You can make it a snug getaway with nubby pillows and a fluffy comforter, a decadent indulgence with satins and velvets, or a masculine man-cave with homespun fabrics, plaids and lots of wood.
There's nothing wrong with any of these things, of course, but most women would admit to a longing for some indulgence every now and then.
The door to door sales of Avon's baby company may not be the generational method of getting the word out, but you'll find a way to incorporate these great products into your lifestyle, whether for income or personal indulgence.
Despite being a bit of a costly indulgence, I can't resist the great allure of Dior 5-Color Eye Shadow palettes.
While airbrush makeup kits are definitely a pricey indulgence, there's no denying that the coverage is flawless.
Others feel it is better to allow yourself a small indulgence every so often.
These treatments are great for an occasional indulgence, but can quickly become very expensive.
Drinking is a socially accepted practice, but alcohol is a potentially dangerous indulgence.
The children of the family - Paris and her younger siblings, Nicky, Barron II, and Conrad II - lived a life of indulgence and privilege, moving from one multi-million dollar home to another.
Indulgence Classic Plunge Bra is done in a classic plunge style and has embroidery detailing.
While there is some evidence to suggest that a glass of red wine a day may help you to burn some calories and protect your heart, over indulgence may have the opposite affect.
For some, this indulgence comes with a price. The Red Wine Headache (RWH) is a mysterious syndrome that causes some wine drinkers to experience throbbing headaches, flushing, and queasiness.
After all, a trim may not be an expensive indulgence, but regular trims will certainly add up over the course of the year - and in many cases, every single dollar counts.
While some people use these funds to consolidate debt or make a major purchase, others use this money to splurge on an exotic vacation or other indulgence.
Super Blends provide superior healthful indulgence in the form of Iced Coffee, Mocha Cappuccino, Chai Tea Latte, and Chocolate Raspberry Frappes.
For many women, a pair of Gucci over-the-knee boots is an indulgence worth celebrating.
Stay in shape in the city of indulgence by visiting the revamped fitness center on the fourth floor of the Verge Tower.
This will damage your healthy efforts (of course, an occasional indulgence is fine).
A satin cami set is a luxurious gift, a thoughtful treat for yourself and a pampering indulgence when you want a change from traditional loungewear.
Centuries ago, men's underwear was more of an indulgence than a necessity.
Equal parts titillating and elegant, silk satin shiny lingerie can easily be a woman's greatest indulgence.
For true indulgence, they also carry the FarrWest Silk Charmeuse collection.
While Mindless Self Indulgence is one of the thousands of popular MySpace music pages, their actual draw is not easy to understand.
Mindless Self Indulgence did a good job when they named themselves - it is as if they are under the impression they are the only ones who can hear what they are producing.
All that being said, no matter what Mindless Self Indulgence is trying to say or prove, all is lost in immature ramblings and novice ability.
While it is certainly not the best song ever or even the best song this year or even this week, the best Mindless Self Indulgence song available on MySpace right now is "Mark David Chapman."
Mindless Self Indulgence simply does not yet display these very necessary attributes for a political or socially minded sound.
For many people, Thanksgiving is a holiday of indulgence and comfort food, from the golden roasted turkey to the creamy pumpkin pie.
She had agreed to play pinochle with friends this afternoon, a rare indulgence.
In the other great measure of the Cabal ministry, Charles's Declaration of Indulgence, he concurred.
Torquemada to be grand inquisitor of Spain; and he offered plenary indulgence to all who would engage in a crusade against the Waldenses.
Unusual bodily vigour enabled him to combine severe devotion to work with facile indulgence in sensual pleasures.
They were opposed to James II., though they had benefited by his Declaration of Indulgence, and they were the first to congratulate the Prince of Orange on his arrival in England.
In 1673 he opposed the Indulgence, supported the Test Act, and spoke against the proposal for giving relief to the dissenters.
Zeno was a pupil of Crates, from whom he learned the moral worth of self-control and indifference to sensual indulgence.
Gibbon was such a man as Horace might have been, had the Roman Epicurean been fonder of hard intellectual work, and less prone than he was to the indulgence of emotion.
By legislative enactment whites and blacks living in adultery are to be punished by imprisonment or fine; divorces may be secured only after two years' residence in the state and on the ground of physical incapacity, adultery, extreme cruelty, habitual indulgence in violent temper, habitual drunkenness, desertion for one year, previous marriage still existing, or such relationship of the parties as is within the degrees for which marriage is prohibited by law.
The student of English constitutional history will observe the success with which Friends have, by the mere force of passive resistance, obtained, from the legislature and the courts, indulgence for all their scruples and a legal recognition of their customs. In American history they occupy an important place because of the very prominent part which they played in the colonization of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
To the pope alone is reserved the blessing of the pallium, the golden rose, the "Agnus-Dei" and royal swords; he alone, too, can issue blessings that involve some days' indulgence.
In April 1687 he published a Declaration of Indulgence - exempting Catholics and Dissenters from penal statutes.
In the earlier part of the 19th century, and in remoter districts even in its later years, the use of alcohol was regarded not as a mere indulgence, but as essential to health; the example of teetotallers, as seen in private life and in the returns of the insurance offices, has undermined this prepossession.
In 1688, when James reissued his "Declaration of Indulgence," Ken was one of the "seven bishops" who refused to publish it.
In 1686, when chaplain to James II., he was suspended for ten months on a charge of having made some reflections on the king, and in 1688 was cited for refusing to read the declaration of indulgence.
Probably he lost nothing of his popularity with the army by occasional indulgence in sensual pleasures.
The struggle, however, entered on a new phase with the appearance at Prague in May 141 2 of the papal emissary charged with the proclamation of the papal bulls by which a religious war was decreed against the excommunicated King Ladislaus of Naples, and indulgence was promised to all who should take part in it, on terms similar to those which had been enjoyed by the earlier crusaders to the Holy Land.
By his bold and thorough-going opposition to this mode of procedure against Ladislaus, and still more by his doctrine that indulgence could never be sold without simony, and could not be lawfully granted by the church except on condition of genuine contrition and repentance, Huss at last isolated himself, not only from the archiepiscopal party under Albik of Unitschow, but also from the theological faculty of the university, and especially from such men as Stanislaus of Znaim and Stephen Paletz, who until then had been his chief supporters.
A popular demonstration, in which the papal bulls had been paraded through the streets with circumstances of peculiar ignominy and finally burnt, led to intervention by Wenceslaus on behalf of public order; three young men, for having openly asserted the unlawfulness of the papal indulgence after silence had been enjoined, were sentenced to death (June 1412); the excommunication against Huss was renewed, and the interdict again laid on all places which should give him shelter - a measure which now began to be more strictly regarded by the clergy, so that in the following December Huss had no alternative but to yield to the express wish of the king by temporarily withdrawing from Prague.
This remission may be either total (plenary) or partial, according to the terms of the Indulgence.
During its continuance plenary indulgence is obtainable by all the faithful, on condition of their penitently confessing their sins and visiting certain churches a stated number of times, or doing an equivalent amount of meritorious work.
Lauderdale again saw his chance; Rothes was deprived of all offices save the chancellorship; Sharp was " snibbed " and disgraced, attempts at concession were begun, and the indulgence of 1669 licensed a number of Presbyterian ministers, under restrictions.
Now " by concession " (a third indulgence) " and repression, the once mighty force of Scottish Presbyterianism had at length been broken " (Hume Brown).
In the 11th century the indulgence consisted in a remission of part of the penance imposed in the confessional, in return for the discharge of some obligation voluntarily assumed by the penitent.
The reputation of this school seems to have increased greatly under Erigena's leadership, and the philosopher himself was treated with indulgence by the king.
They probably knew that he had written in praise of the indulgence of 1672, and therefore hoped that he might be equally pleased with the indulgence of 1687.
It is excellent for recovering from over indulgence and also to correct sexual debility.
It's the ultimate summer indulgence the creamiest ice cream coated in a thick, crispy, cold, chocolate layer.
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.
The pre-made Scentsy fragrances are so sufficiently wonderful that combining them yourself becomes more of a creative indulgence, which in turn renders owning a Scentsy system an altogether enjoyable hobby.
Gift basket choices include the I Love Chocolate Basket, Chocolate Indulgence, and Chocolate Turtle Basket.
As with any celebration, Christmas dinner is a time of feasting and indulgence.
Female punks are opting for a girlish indulgence and Hello Kitty stickers, appliqués, and paraphernalia are exactly the accessories you need to add a touch of pink to your punk.
He painted in lurid colours the terrors of purgatory, while he dwelt on the cheapness of the indulgence which would purchase remission and his prices were lowered as each sale approached its end.
Fatigue from physical exertion is a predisposing cause of heat-stroke, and constipation and alcoholic indulgence should be avoided.
Some might call self-care a mere indulgence, but I believe it to be necessary for a healthy mind.
The hotel owner's indulgence towards several employees angered those who had been overlooked.
But, at the same time, the character of the indulgence was modified.
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.
There is no limit to the indulgence that my father allows his grandchildren.
He never married, thus further fulfilling his policy of what one of his essayist-biographers has termed "indulgence in fine renouncements."
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.
No lapse of reconciling time, no extent of comparative indulgence, could break her in to resignation, submission, or toleration of even partial restraint.
When campaigning, Rostov allowed himself the indulgence of riding not a regimental but a Cossack horse.