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whim
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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a sudden desire that arises without any logical explanation
  • In compliance with a whim of Clifford, as it troubled him to see them in confinement, they had been set at liberty, and now roamed at will about the garden; doing some little mischief, but hindered from escape by buildings on three sides, and the difficult peaks of a wooden fence on the other.
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (41% in)

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