Reuben—could Benjamin by chance have overindulged in liquor?
Perhaps he overindulged and spoiled the youngster of whom he was so fond.
He was not overindulged; he had always the spur of effort to urge him forward.
Encouragement, of course, is helpful, but it ought not to be overindulged.
And he failed to curb his own immoderate thirst, but overindulged until, inert in the ...