Thesaurus / fancies

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Since then, they had been obliged to yield to her fancies and allow her to go on the stage with her little troupe of friends.

The Bill-ToppersAndre Castaigne

"Some smart actor who fancies himself, and dreams of having his own New York theatre," cried Severance, inspired.

Vision HouseC. N. Williamson

Already the air was full of all sorts of fads and fancies that appealed to the unthinking and the unwary.

During all the past weeks, Marylyn had carefully harboured her fancies about Lounsbury.

The Plow-WomanEleanor Gates

I may take a dream to be truth, and hear my own fancies, if I think about them too long.

Curious, if TrueElizabeth Gaskell

The tales of large wolf packs, Jesse insisted, were travelers' fancies.

Wilderness of SpringEdgar Pangborn

He had fancies about a lot of things connected with the work of the rain-making expedition, and his fancies were practicalities.

The Wolf's Long HowlStanley Waterloo

Images of the past rose slowly as before, floated in his soul, mixed and tangled up with other fancies.

Take a wife like mine, who has a great deal of religion, not much imagination, and no fancies.

Facts, fancies, faiths, all show how wide is the variance in feelings.

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