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used in A Room of One's Own

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playful, amusing, or impulsive rather than seriously rational
  • whimsical despotism
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whimsical = determined impulsively

(editor's note:  Despotism refers to a system of government where a ruler has absolute power, so in this case, the power is wielded in an impulsive rather than a predictable manner.)
  • Lord Dudley, THE TIMES said when Lady Dudley died the other day, 'a man of cultivated taste and many accomplishments, was benevolent and bountiful, but whimsically despotic.
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