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Marian is delightful, with her waywardness and high-handedness; and Mrs. Owen likes originals, not feeble imitations.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
It is better to see but little of me, and think the better, than grow weary of my waywardness on nearer acquaintance.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
He must have been a rare contrast to the high-souled enthusiasm and waywardness of her own brother!
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. I (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Sweetly it vibrated, her waywardness sunk in its swelling rhythm; its melody freighted with the treasure of her trust.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
My expectations, however, were defeated by the waywardness of the dog, and I saw there was no hope of doing anything with him.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
Only, sometimes it's not that which prevents going further; it's a waywardness that will not stick to any one mine to get gold.
THE CROW'S NESTCLARENCE DAY, JR.
He was quite prepared for a reasonable amount of waywardness in his boy, but this seriously exceeded his expectations.
BERT LLOYD'S BOYHOODJ. MCDONALD OXLEY
Love, unconquered, unconquerable by human sin and waywardness.
RELIGIOUS STUDIES, SKETCHES AND POEMSHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
What, wouldst turn on me with mine own waywardness, and cross me for being undutiful?
HILDEBRANDANONYMOUS
But he attributed it with great complacency to the waywardness of love, believing himself to be the object.
ODD VOLUMEVARIOUS
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