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whim
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David Copperfield
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  • Wild and full of childish whims as Em’ly was, she was more of a little woman than I had supposed.
  • Let him put away his whim now, and he is welcome back.
  • Only be a loving child to me in my age, and bear with my whims and fancies; and you will do more for an old woman whose prime of life was not so happy or conciliating as it might have been, than ever that old woman did for you.’
  • Indeed, my dear, it’s not a whim.
  • Their pride in these girls, and their submission of themselves to all their whims, was the pleasantest little testimony to their own worth I could have desired to see.

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  • They flew to Paris on a whim.
  • This is the devilish thing about foreign affairs: they are foreign and will not always conform to our whim.
    James Reston

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