He indulged freely in ardent spirits, and soon after went to bed.
I confess that I have hitherto indulged very little in philanthropic enterprises.
He indulged in costly experiments in farming, so that in spite of the large income earned by his books he was not a rich man.
But in private he indulged in horseplay and very coarse immorality.
If he had a strong passion, it was to provide for his succession to the throne of France, if his nephew, Louis XV., should die, and he indulged in many intrigues against the house of Orleans, whose right to the succession was supposed to be secured by Philip's solemn renunciation of all claim to the French throne, when he became king of Spain.