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quixotic
used in Oliver Twist

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impractical due to excessive romanticism or idealism
  • 'Very good,' replied Mr. Brownlow, smiling; 'but no doubt they will bring that about for themselves in the fulness of time, and if we step in to forestall them, it seems to me that we shall be performing a very Quixotic act, in direct opposition to our own interest—or at least to Oliver's, which is the same thing.'
    Chapter 41 — Containing Fresh Discoveries, and Showing that Surprises.... (78% in)

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