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  • They will not jeopordize their career's for Obama's whim's.

    Poll: GOP makes gains in battle for Congress

  • Fortunately we live near enough to Fowey and du Maurier homeland to nip down on a whim, and so my whim is to be indulged this week, anyone else living within a whim's distance of Oxford could do no better than nip along to hear Justine speak at The Sunday Times Literary Festival this Thursday April 3rd at 8pm.

    Daphne

  • When you move randomly at a whim's notice and usually end up tossing care to the wind and heading for the high hills every single time you feel like it .... but .... for some odd reason, you decide to stick it out???

    moschikat Diary Entry

  • Nor shall I complain if you hold roughly in your mind, subject to a whim's reversal, an evening destination to check your hunger.

    Chimney-Pot Papers

  • Indeed, really, she only stood there, just stood there, evening after evening, just for a whim's sake!

    Hunger

  • I was not a fool, to think that she loved me; but she was set to conquer me, and with her there was no price that seemed high when the prize was victory or a whim's fulfilment.

    Simon Dale

  • Her eyes and brow, still confronting his in a distress of mirth, confessed the whim's forlorn senselessness, while his face returned not the smallest sign of an emotion.

    Gideon's Band A Tale of the Mississippi

  • And the bridles that pulled at them, forcing the poor heads to turn hither and thither, for mere whim's sake, as it seemed (for whatever reason there was for it, they could not find it out) – what

    Parables From Nature

  • Washes out its slight trace with a dash of whim's foam on 't,

    The Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell

  • Legality and ethics are not defined by the whim's of an Internet service provider, a tech director who decides to block or unblock websites, or for that matter by a company which decides today "certain applications" are cardinal sins to own and use but tomorrow become authorized in "their online store."

    Moving at the Speed of Creativity

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