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?
when I'll get jam turnovers like this again," said the Story Girl, trying to be gay but not making much of a success of it.
Dickon pushed the chair slowly round and round the garden, stopping every other moment to let him look at wonders
springing out of the earth or trailing down from trees.
No fear of him not starting for the land of wonders
At length a warm wind swept through the gardens, and the mist-clouds passed away, while in silent wonder
looked the Frost-King and the Elves upon the scene before them.
And the whole Court went out to see the wonder
, and were no less astonished than they had been the first time.
Swinging through the trees with great speed, he reached the point only a moment after the ship had passed out of the harbor, so that he obtained an excellent view of the wonders
of this strange, floating house.
And, indeed, it was terrible and wonderful; for it is we alone who, swayed by the audacity of our minds and the tremors of our hearts, are the sole artisans of all the wonder
and romance of the world.
how such a solid mass of masonry could be affected even by an earthquake, and could not understand what agency had made Banias a ruin; but we found the destroyer, after a while, and then our wonder
was increased tenfold.