Nor do we detect affectation in her most notable vagaries and crotchets.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 438" by Various
Too bad about Bullen, though, for he was a good fellow in spite of his crotchets.
"At War with Pontiac" by Kirk Munroe and J. Finnemore
The reader will notice that there is a separate movement for each crotchet in the following tune.
"Shakespeare and Music" by Edward W. Naylor
A man with a crotchet should select a partner with the same morbid fancy.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
But that, I am told, is only a 'Crotchet.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes Vol. II" by Edward FitzGerald
Nothing but innuendoes, figurative crotchets: a typical Shadow, fitfully wavering, prophetico-satiric; no clear logical Picture.
"Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History" by Thomas Carlyle
Aunt Sophia was, in their opinion, all crotchets, all nervousness, all fads.
"Girls of the Forest" by L. T. Meade
Our whimsey crotchets will manage it all; Deep!
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
Any little temperamental crotchets in which you differ from the run of people round you?
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
The men lit pipes and cigars, and Honora brought her crotcheting.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
What importance can we attach to the crotchets of a madman?
"The Confessions of Arsène Lupin" by Maurice Leblanc
Here, indeed, is a gentleman who is certainly neither a dealer in crotchets nor a rider of hobbies.
"Gipsy Life being an account of our Gipsies and their children" by George Smith
Crotchets infest the brains, and hobbies career through the fields of thought.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
For Khalid is gradually becoming a man of ideas and crotchets.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
Tallich's short, bent, crotchet forceps.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Put all crotchets out of your head, and run away and amuse yourself.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
It is a point of honour among us to know every kink and crotchet of day-to-day working.
"An Ocean Tramp" by William McFee
Is it a crotchet or a quaver that has a waggle on the end of it?
"I'll Leave It To You" by Noel Coward
He avoided collision with any of their crotchets and idiosyncrasies.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20. July, 1877." by Various
Lesbia set to work to try and explain the functions of a minim, a crotchet, and a quaver.
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil