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  • n. Plural form of capriccio.

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Examples

  • One of the masters of capriccios was Giovanni Paolo Pannini 1691-1765.

    Capriccio in Art

  • But they keep up the designation, thinking, doubtless, that their claims may be revived in more favourable times for Jacobites and for popery; and folks who in no way partake of their fantastic capriccios do yet allow it to pass unchallenged, EX COMITATE, if not EX MISERICORDIA. —

    Redgauntlet

  • Ah! they ought to allow for the capriccios of what is, after all, but a better sort of goblin.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Don't forget the toccatas, fantasias, and capriccios.

    Old Fogy His Musical Opinions and Grotesques

  • Gerards together, the son performing his capriccios on the plot, and the father slouching on a chair, in his great hat, with pencil and paper, trying very patiently to sketch him.

    The Cloister and the Hearth

  • She used to smile at my capriccios; and once she kissed me -- actually.

    A Simpleton

  • Mr. Keats, and is much more free from blemishes of diction and hasty capriccios of fancy ….

    Spare Hours

  • "Poor fellow!" thought Vivian, "I fear, with all thy wit and pleasantry, thou art, after all, but one of those capriccios which Nature sometimes indulges in, merely to show how superior is her accustomed order to eccentricities, even accompanied with rare powers."

    Vivian Grey

  • _ Ah! they ought to allow for the capriccios of what is, after all, but a better sort of goblin.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • But they keep up the designation, thinking, doubtless, that their claims may be revived in more favourable times for Jacobites and for popery; and folks who in no way partake of their fantastic capriccios do yet allow it to pass unchallenged, EX COMITATE, if not EX

    Redgauntlet

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