Sentence in Classic:
A few slight indications of a rather petted and capricious manner, which I observed in the Beauty, were manifestly considered, by Traddles and his wife, as her birthright and natural endowment.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I had known, from the time when I could speak, that my sister, in her capricious and violent coercion, was unjust to me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Indeed, had any one seen the sudden rage which would gather on her beautiful young forehead when she was engaged in a heated dispute with her father, he would have thought her one of the most capricious beings in the world.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
It is thus, in fact, that the harsh and capricious jealousy of the flesh awakens in the human heart, and takes possession of it, even without any right.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
The crest of this ridge which determines the division of the waters describes a very capricious line.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Old Hannah never wearied of concocting dainty dishes to tempt a capricious appetite, dropping tears as she worked, and from across the sea came little gifts and cheerful letters, seeming to bring breaths of warmth and fragrance from lands that know no winter.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Their tawny features, now all begrimed with smoke and sweat, their matted beards, and the contrasting barbaric brilliancy of their teeth, all these were strangely revealed in the capricious emblazonings of the works.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The dark green of the branches stood out and glistened against the white muslin curtains which draped the windows, and which puffed, floated, and flapped at the capricious will of a stiff breeze that swept up from the Gulf.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
Beside his taste for the fine arts, which Luigi had carried as far as he could in his solitude, he was given to alternating fits of sadness and enthusiasm, was often angry and capricious, and always sarcastic.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context