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Marvel

The original code name for Microsoft Network.
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But," he says, "there are many other divers countries, and many other marvels beyond that I have not seen.
The last marvel is always the most astonishing; and, if we continue this progression, I do not know how it will end.
My duty was clearly to glorify the dread Being who had produced all these marvels, and to fulfil my time in worship, praise and contentment.
I think," he went on, "that this attempt of the spiritualists to explain their marvels as some sort of new natural force is most futile.
I began to read them out again in due time, clothed with the literary airs and graces that I admired in it, and for a long time I imitated Ik Marvel in the voluminous letters I wrote my friend in compliance with his Shakespearean prayer:
It was a time of wonder and marvel, of the soft touch of silver rain on greening fields, of the incredible delicacy of young leaves, of blossom in field and garden and wood.
As when some cruel spite has befallen a man that he should have killed some one in his own country, and must fly to a great man's protection in a land of strangers, and all marvel who see him, even so did Achilles marvel as he beheld Priam.
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.