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  • "Why you fickle-minded, double-crossing, wirehaired retard of a tin-assed martyr," a rasping voice roared from her main corridor.

    the ship who sang

  • The men were afraid to follow their own impulses, depending upon secrecy of these fickle-minded females.

    Oswald Langdon or, Pierre and Paul Lanier. A Romance of 1894-1898

  • Then we quietly continued along the ridge of a high bluff until we came to an outstretched point, where beneath us lay the Snake Valley with its fickle-minded river winding through.

    A Woman Tenderfoot

  • In this fickle-minded state it does a little of all these things, so that when you are really on the river you think you are lost in the woods; and when you actually get lost in the woods, you are quite confident your canoe is at last on the river.

    Southern Stories Retold from St. Nicholas

  • Lorischen and Burgher Jans, strange to say, did not make a match of it after all, the fickle-minded old nurse backing out of the bargain instead of holding to her promise after the arrival of her young masters at home.

    Fritz and Eric The Brother Crusoes

  • In fact, none can unless you are a weakling and fickle-minded.

    The Doctrine and Practice of Yoga

  • Not a hundred yards away, at a drug store, was one of those fickle-minded, variable thermometers, showing a temperature that ranged from fifty-five on downward to forty; but the hotel thermometer stood firm at sixty-one, no matter what happened.

    Europe Revised

  • He says he was always a fickle-minded fellow, one fancy driving another out of his mind.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908

  • With these plans being discussed and this temper prevailing amongst the men, he decided to move into the warmer parts of Apulia, where the harvest was earlier and where, owing to the greater distance from the enemy, desertion would be rendered more difficult for the fickle-minded part of his force.

    The History of Rome, Vol. III

  • All this made a deep impression upon the fickle-minded redmen.

    Life and Times of Washington

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