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whim
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • You remember that the affair of the blue carbuncle, which appeared to be a mere whim at first, developed into a serious investigation.
  • If you were asked to wear any dress which we might give you, you would not object to our little whim.
  • " ’Oh, yes,’ said he, turning to me, ’we are very much obliged to you, Miss Hunter, for falling in with our whims so far as to cut your hair.

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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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