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The punk era (1977-1980) had provoked a backlash in Britain against the optimism and whimsy of the hippie era, of which Donovan was considered a prime example.

His character mixed a superficial Enlightenment sensibility for reason and taste with a genuine and somewhat Romantic
any task on a whim.

Surrounded by a menacing power, Negi and the class must cope as the dark power harass and attack the class at a moment's whim.

On a whim, he goes into his companion's bedroom and searches his belongings.

At first, humans accept the deteriorations as the whim of the Machine, to which they are now wholly subservient.

She can make ghostly red-hooded spirits (which may or may not be Keres ) appear on a whim and can also choose to make herself visible or not to the gods.

Kimber is also a hopeless romantic, who seems to fall in love at the drop of a hat, even almost getting married on a whim.

Ad hoc variants Any of the above games can be modified in many ways upon player whim, by designating additional wild cards, betting rounds, more or fewer cards, altered hand values, and any other change agreed upon by all players prior to each deal.

Discipline was always strict and draconian: a superior officer could kill a subordinate on a whim for any reason, or even for no reason.

The drum was known as a horse whim.

Once she has picked her prospective victims, the Xenian Flower begins pouring "hatred" into their weak hearts, causing them to fall under her spell and carry out her every whim.

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