vagary


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See: notion, quirk
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The little, grim, gray, old man of Torn nursed the spleen he did not dare vent openly, and cursed the chance that had sent Henry de Montfort to Torn to search for his sister; while the followers of the outlaw swore quietly over the vagary which had brought them on this long ride without either fighting or loot.
It seemed, to her inexperience, a comical vagary of the imagination.
A vagary of nature, wherein she has displayed less of her infinite wisdom than is usual.