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vagaries

General Crossword Questions for “vagaries”

  • Unpredictable acts

Encyclopedia

  • Memories and Vagaries is a collection of short memoirs and essays by Axel Munthe. Memories and Vagaries seems to have very different titles in other languages, often being titled roughly An Old Book of Man and Beasts. — “Memories and Vagaries - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • James Ussher (sometimes spelled Usher) (4 January 1581 – 21 March 1656) was Church of He was a prolific scholar, who most famously published a chronology that purported to. — “James Ussher - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • House of Commons Science and Technology Committee, reported 31 March The Climatic Research Unit email controversy (dubbed "Climategate" in the media) began in. — “Climatic Research Unit email controversy - Wikipedia, the”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • There was a madman in Seville who took to one of the drollest absurdities and vagaries that ever madman in the world gave way to. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • She enjoyed the vagaries of English Grammar, because it gave her pleasure to detect the live movements of words and sentences; and mathematics, the very sight of the letters in Algebra, had a real lure for her. — “The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence
  • I referred him to other queer ways of hers, and to his own experience of the vagaries of half-witted people–it was all to no purpose–he would not believe me on my oath–he was absolutely certain I had betrayed the whole Secret. — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
  • Laurie turned the matter over in his mind so often that he soon brought himself to confess that he had been selfish and lazy, but then when a man has a great sorrow, he should be indulged in all sorts of vagaries till he has lived it down. — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott
  • 'This has nothing to do with Jim, directly; only he was outwardly so typical of that good, stupid kind we like to feel marching right and left of us in life, of the kind that is not disturbed by the vagaries of intelligence and the perversions of–of nerves, let us say. — “Lord Jim” by Joseph Conrad
  • I am as confident of seeing Frank here before the middle of January, as I am of being here myself: but your good friend there (nodding towards the upper end of the table) has so few vagaries herself, and has been so little used to them at Hartfield, that she cannot calculate on their effects, as I have been long in the practice of doing." — “Emma” by Jane Austen

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