Stormed by an attack of his cacoethes scribendi, after those few blank days at Becket, Felix saw nothing amiss with his young daughter.
"The Freelands" by John Galsworthy
Among the rest she was seized with what we men call a cacoethes of the needle: "a raging desire" for work.
"White Lies" by Charles Reade
Cacoethes is a wicked villain, that wittingly and wilfully prepareth mischief.
"Selections from the Table Talk of Martin Luther" by Martin Luther