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Men's probable actions are calculated by the law of reason; but their performance is usually the result of caprice.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
He was an outlaw, hunted and despised, depending for his life on the caprice of a fickle-minded woman.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The entertainment upon such occasions, may vary with the taste of the hostess, or the caprice of her guests.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Now and then, from caprice, one was liberated; but the innocent and the guilty fell alike.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
All this gave him hope, and he knew, that when caprice permitted, she would be unrivalled as a companion.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
From an easily understood caprice, Augustine felt no affection for the orphan; perhaps she did not know that he loved her.
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
Variable, accusing, she had suddenly shown him something beyond caprice, beyond accident of mood or temper.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Either by chance or by the punishment of Heaven, the prince was instantly seized with the maddest caprice that could be imagined.
LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
Left master of the field of battle, Charming listened to nothing but his caprice, and lived lawless and unconstrained.
LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
In the choice of the generals, caprice, as well as judgment, was shown.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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