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whim
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Oliver Twist
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  • ’When the boy’s worth hundreds of pounds to me, am I to lose what chance threw me in the way of getting safely, through the whims of a drunken gang that I could whistle away the lives of!

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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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