We felt that they were not the tyrants to rule our lot according to their caprice,
By one of those caprices of the mind which we are perhaps most subject to in early youth, I at once gave up my former occupations, set down natural history and all its progeny as a deformed and abortive creation, and entertained the greatest disdain for a would-be science which could never even step within the threshold of real knowledge.
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Nothing seems more capricious than a tornado.
The court overturned the ruling—describing it as having been made in a capricious manner.