Swedish historians have been excusably indulgent to the father of their greatest ruler.
Indeed, he was considered by his stern brethren as somewhat too fond and indulgent a parent.
Kalinka is, however, far too severe upon the patriots and much too indulgent towards King Stanislaus.
My father was most loving and indulgent, devoted to his home, seldom leaving us, except in the hunting season.
He was affable to the point of familiarity, quick-witted like a true Gascon, good-hearted, indulgent, yet skilled in reading the character of those around him, and he could at times show himself severe and unyielding.