For his vacillations at this time and his final fate, see MURAT.
Hence his hesitations and vacillations, which Cavour steadily worked to overcome.
Moreover, he was from the first aware of the probable developments of the Revolution and of the consequences to Prussia of the weakness and vacillations of her policy.
The vacillations and submissions of El Motamid did not save him from the fate which overtook his fellow-princes.
The unequivocal stand of Polk and his party in favour of the immediate annexation of Texas and the adoption of a vigorous policy in Oregon contrasted favourably with the timid vacillations of Henry Clay and the Whigs.
He redeemed by organized strategy the vacillations and follies of statesmen who had sat at home and sent out inadequate expeditions or incompetent commanders.