They should have gone to benefit him, not me, in whom P—— interested himself by a mere caprice, instead of doing his duty as a father.
She was as capricious as ever in the choice of her acquaintances, and admitted few into her narrow circle.
She did it, I know, from sheer mischief, to spite her mother, for she is a naughty, capricious girl, a real spoiled child spiteful and mischievous to a degree!
Every high quality, every brilliant trait of heart and mind, are to be found in her, and, with it all, so much caprice and mockery, such wild fancies—indeed, a little devil!
And then Alexandra wanted to shave her head, not from caprice or mischief, but, like a little fool, simply because Aglaya persuaded her she would sleep better without her hair, and not suffer from headache!
Aglaya was growing hourly more capricious and gloomy, and this distressed him.
There was a certain amount of romantic dreaminess and caprice in her, but with the fantastic was mingled much that was strong and deep.
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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.