her fickle

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  • Even the words which she had carefully looked up in the dictionary and learned by heart escaped her fickle memory. Cited from The Luckiest Girl in the School, by Angela Brazil
  • Opposed to them were the forces of Nature, and they were wholly dependent upon her fickle favor. Cited from The Silver Horde, by Rex Beach
  • A few short months had cooled her fickle attachment for the young composer. Cited from The World's Great Men of Music, by Harriette Brower
  • Fortune had been too constant to Jimmy not to be ready to turn her fickle face away the moment he wasn't looking. Cited from The Stolen Singer, by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  • The fairy frequently visited her little charge, but was unable to conquer her fickle disposition. Cited from The Fairy Book, by Dinah Maria Mulock (AKA Miss Mulock)
  • She had knocked all the interest out of my life, and then she had proceeded to shower her fickle favours upon me. Cited from Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories, by H. Merriman
  • Then, followed by her one faithful friend, she walked out of the locker room, leaving her fickle classmates with their chosen leader. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • Would her fickle, inconstant heart steady to such a test? Cited from A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • She had fixed upon the son of a king who was cousin to Bardondon, to bring up as her fickle Prince. Cited from Green Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang, Ed.
  • Her fickle husband soon wearied of her charms, and flaunted his fresh conquests before her face. Cited from Love Romances of the Aristocracy, by Thornton Hall
  • No dream of romance was romantic enough to hold her fickle soul constant to it -- to satisfy the hopes of her heart. Cited from The Madigans, by Miriam Michelson
  • I thought her fickle, I thought her heartless, rather a black fairy, perched above us, not quite among the stars of heaven. Cited from Celt and Saxon by George Meredith, v1
  • And well it suited with her fickle vein, Lightly to change her love into disdain. Cited from Orlando Furioso, by Ludovico Ariosto
  • 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
  • This incapacity, however, rather increased than diminished; and, together with her fickle health, which also grew more unsettled, caused us a great deal of care. Cited from Men, Women, and Ghosts, by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • You'll bring her to't, she must be overcome, And you're the fittest for her fickle Humour. Cited from The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. III, by Aphra Behn
  • These two men being the last to fall into her toils, she began to sigh wearily over her too easily captured victims, when her fickle fancy was caught by game more worthy so expert a sportsman. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 39, January, 1861, by Various
  • That power of fascination, that charm of face, of voice, of smile, that had conquered her fickle heart the first time she saw him, enthralled her more and more hopelessly with every passing day. Cited from Kate Danton, or, Captain Danton's Daughters, by May Agnes Fleming
  • How hath fond fortune by her fatal doom Predestin'd me to live in hapless hopes, Still turning false her fickle, wavering wheel! Cited from A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. IX, by Various
  • It was, in fact, Madame de Chantonnay's Thursday evening to which were bidden such friends as enjoyed for the moment her fickle good graces. Cited from The Last Hope, by Henry Seton Merriman
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