Then, began one of those extraordinary scenes with which the populace sometimes gratified their fickleness, or their better impulses towards generosity and mercy, or which they regarded as some set-off against their swollen account of cruel rage.
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I can’t imagine depending upon the fickle wind to sail around the world.
We got the independent vote last time, but the independent vote is notoriously fickle.