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  • A self-willed chaos to familiar routines and associations, an involuntary revisiting of dead hours and buried sensations.

    Mountain | Clement Wood
  • It is obvious from this that the prophet believed evil to be a human weakness with man as an active and self-willed agent.

  • I was arrogant and self-willed; I loved display, and above all, I threw all control far from me.

  • Yes, he would like a little bit of self-willed penance, but it is much better for him to submit, bodily and mentally.

    Magnum Bonum | Charlotte M. Yonge
  • For his old father, too, thought that no maiden could refuse to love his bonny self-willed son.

    Stories from the Ballads | Mary MacGregor

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