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  • n. Plural form of fickleness.


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  • All in all, in spite of certain ficklenesses in which this immortal musician has been surpassed by lovers of all walks of life, from blacksmiths to bishops, music has created one of tenderest, most honest of all romances.

    The Love Affairs of Great Musicians

  • But just herein is the final proof of Constanze's devotion and her understanding of him, for, while there never was a breath of slander against herself, she found heart to forgive Mozart's ficklenesses.

    The Love Affairs of Great Musicians

  • The fluctuations and ficklenesses of the abbess's passion, and in a less degree of that of another young nun, whom Suzanne has partially ousted from her favour, are marvellously and almost inoffensively drawn, and the stages by which erotomania passes into mania general and mortal, are sketched slightly, but with equal power.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1 From the Beginning to 1800

  • It explained many surprises, many apparent ficklenesses in his life.

    Sir George Tressady — Volume I


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