fickle nature

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  • She knew too well the fickle nature of a Spanish crowd. Cited from The Hippodrome, by Rachel Hayward
  • The Bay, true to its fickle nature, changed on them again. Cited from A Master of Fortune, by C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • Yet it was another proof, if one were wanting, of the fickle nature of man's love. Cited from The International Magazine - Volume V. No. 2, February 1852, by Various
  • His upbringing was seen as poor due to his mother's fickle nature and over-indulgence of her son.
  • No relationships solidified, and the band was left with its first real taste of the fickle nature of the music industry.
  • Can fickle nature be offset and crops be brought to maturity upon schedule time? Cited from How To Write Special Feature Articles, by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
  • The savages, after their fickle nature, began to waver in their friendship. Cited from Great Epochs in American History, Vol. I, Ed. by Francis W. Halsey
  • Joncaire knew well enough the fickle nature of these savages, who might upon the morrow demand another council and perhaps arrive at different conclusions. Cited from The Mississippi Bubble, by Emerson Hough
  • The life and work of Nipho shows clearly its fickle nature, which resulted in the times he abandoned several of his publications for one reason or another.
  • The boat, the Virginia, was subject to the rather fickle nature of the river at that time and ended up stuck in a cornfield.
  • But her fickle nature contradicted the seriousness that she pretended to give her words, for she smiled slightly, as if pleased at some memory. Cited from Woman Triumphant, by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • How chagrined the weavers of these tributes would have been to observe the fickle nature of the beast in question! Cited from Ruggles of Red Gap, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • He worked hard in these years, but, as many another industrious farmer has discovered, he found that he could do little unless nature smiled and fickle nature persisted in frowning. Cited from George Washington: Farmer, by Paul Leland Haworth
  • Aurora expressed a romantic interest in Bochs, who returned her affection, but Aurora's fickle nature caused him much stress.
  • The fickle nature of weather and the ocean, plus the great desire for the best possible types of waves for surfing, make surfers dependent on weather conditions that may change rapidly.
  • He also suggests that it captures a more abstract theme of "the fickle nature of both the muse and the masses."
  • He was a Renaissance man with a wide range of interests, yet his fickle nature drawn him from his early youth to many different branches of knowledge, from medicine to music (he composed sacred music), to foreign languages.
  • The waning of the orchestra's support indicated the fickle nature of its fans, demonstrating the way in which bands are valued on their competitive successes.
  • His fickle nature prompted him to desire influence in that lofty sphere at once, and the surest way to secure such influence was to possess the woman who exerted it, and then everything would be his. Cited from Lost Illusions, by Honore De Balzac [Tr.: Ellen Marriage]
  • He makes the mistake of telling Gil that he has lost respect for the fans, remarking on their fickle nature -- when he's playing, they love him, but when he's not, they hate him.
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