Artists may come who will portray the marvel
of the wires that quiver with electrified words, and the romance of the switchboards that trem- ble with the secrets of a great city.
Come with me, illustrious sir, and I will show thee the marvels
hidden within this transparent castle, whereof I am the alcaide and perpetual warden; for I am Montesinos himself, from whom the cave takes its name.
Aronnax, the Nautilus is not lost; it will carry you yet into the midst of the marvels
of the ocean.
, truly, that Goody Cloyse should be so far in the wilderness at nightfall," said he.
If it be true that the principal part of beauty is in decent motion, certainly it is no marvel
, though persons in years seem many times more amiable; pulchrorum autumnus pulcher; for no youth can be comely but by pardon, and considering the youth, as to make up the comeliness.
I admire their polish -- their youth is already so accomplished that it seems absurd to speak of promise -- I marvel
at the felicity of their style; but with all their copiousness (their vocabulary suggests that they fingered Roget's
I am rather glad that among them was the gentle and kindly Ik Marvel
, whose 'Reveries of a Bachelor' and whose 'Dream Life' the young people of that day were reading with a tender rapture which would not be altogether surprising, I dare say, to the young people of this.
Her features were as firm in repose as those of a Greek bust, and her great dark eyes were arched over by two brows so black, so thick, and so delicately curved, that the eye turned away from the harsher details of the face to marvel
at their grace and strength.
A fraction of a second too long in the water and the fine and silken edge of the proper heat was lost, and Martin found time to marvel
at the accuracy he developed - an automatic accuracy, founded upon criteria that were machine-like and unerring.
It was apparent to her that his condescension was a marvel
He pulled up his horse, and with great glee joined in the joke by saying, "What a marvel
it is that hairs which are not mine should fly from me, when they have forsaken even the man on whose head they grew.
They have been scorched, it is true; like the survivors of forlorn hopes, they have by unthinkably miraculous ways come through the fight to marvel
at the tally of the slain.
In Ethiopia are such men as have one foot, and they walk so fast that it is a great marvel
Let no one hear the cause of this dispute; for this would be a great marvel
indeed among the deathless gods, that a child newly born should pass in through the forepart of the house with cattle of the field: herein you speak extravagantly.
I may repeat what I published in 1845, namely, that to admit that species generally become rare before they become extinct--to feel no surprise at the rarity of a species, and yet to marvel
greatly when it ceases to exist, is much the same as to admit that sickness in the individual is the forerunner of death--to feel no surprise at sickness, but when the sick man dies, to wonder and to suspect that he died by some unknown deed of violence.