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  • Annie, little whimsie! overturned all her hopes at once.

    Eventide A Series of Tales and Poems

  • i'm really behind on my IYP package for gingerquilts, unfortunately. i planned out my month pretty well, first finishing the halloween atcs, the altoid tin and the whimsie swap, then my halloween costume, and then i intended to make everything for the package, but instead i've spent pretty much the whole last week sleeping. blegh. i need to learn to plan sick days into my schedule!

    update post 5! i'm caught up! kinda....

  • a third left to the whimsie of the toaster, till at last their slippery engines of verbosity coined nonsense with such a facil fluency, that a parcel of alley-gossips at a christening, after the sack had gone twice round, could not with their tattling tormentors be a greater plague to a fumbling godfather, than their lame jest and impertinent conundrums were to a man of my temper.

    History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2)

  • Heard ye ever the like, to rin awa 'frae his new-made wife afore the blessin's been weel spoke; an' a 'for the whimsie of that daft English lassie that made siccan a piece of work wi' her cantrips. "

    Clever Woman of the Family

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