More than once Dickon paused in what he was doing and stood still with a sort of growing wonder
in his eyes, shaking his head softly.
what they're doing in New York," replied Tom.
But he did not wonder
why he had torn Sabor from the tender flesh of the strange girl.
May the contemplation of so many wonders
extinguish for ever the spirit of vengeance
I used to wonder
how my little charges could help guessing that I thought strange things about them; and the circumstances that these things only made them more interesting was not by itself a direct aid to keeping them in the dark.
While I improved in speech, I also learned the science of letters as it was taught to the stranger, and this opened before me a wide field for wonder
I have such unmanageable thoughts,' returned his sister, 'that they will wonder
Elinor, though she felt really interested in the welfare of Colonel Brandon, could not bestow all the wonder
on his going so suddenly away, which Mrs.
Amid all this, I confess, I wondered
, too, in secret, whether we should meet, or catch a glimpse of somebody else; and as we passed his lodgings, I even went so far as to wonder
whether he was at the window.
Let me see: that would be four thousand miles down, I think--' (for, you see, Alice had learnt several things of this sort in her lessons in the schoolroom, and though this was not a VERY good opportunity for showing off her knowledge, as there was no one to listen to her, still it was good practice to say it over) `--yes, that's about the right distance--but then I wonder
what Latitude or Longitude I've got to?
if we'll ever all be together again," sighed Cecily.
Modern education includes morality; therefore the modern child seeks only entertainment in its wonder
tales and gladly dispenses with all disagreeable incident.