Thus they dwelt in deepest sorrow, till one day there came to them an unknown messenger, wrapped in a dark mantle, who looked with wondering
eyes on the bright palace, and flower-crowned elves, who kindly welcomed him, and brought fresh dew and rosy fruit to refresh the weary stranger.
Me Ma's there, so is me Dad I've been wondering
what it's like there Since I were just a mere lad I wonder if they'll have a lottery Tho' I don't think we'll need money At the Scouse end, there'll be our Doddy So we know it will be very funny I'll see my Liz up there again She was the love of my life Liz left me three beautiful daughters She was a wonderful wife Whatever happens I'll be overjoyed Which is better than being sad At least after years and years of waiting I'd see me Ma and me Dad.
Taking time to ask students, 'What are you wondering
about this?' and allowing discussions and further investigations to grow from these unexpected moments, is not only highly engaging but often simultaneously leads back to curriculum outcomes.
Though drawing from a familiar gene pool (spiritual autobiography, naive empiricism, travel writing, the everyday), she isolates a persistent drive towards wondering
at and about the world that is central to fiction's success, while she also uses the concept of wonder to draw out the connections between a diverse range of texts ("breaking down the dichotomy between realism and the marvelous" ).
Her syntax is as wild and wondering
as her diction:
Among their topics are wonder and wondering
in the Renaissance, Descartes on the excellent use of "admiration," natural theology and politics in Milton's Paradise Lost, David Hume on wonder in A Treatise of Human Nature, and Kant and the end of wonder.
ON my walks to the town centre I can't help wondering
why standards of maintenance and control seem to be slipping.
years of parenthood, wondering
(sometimes aloud) when she was going to "grow up," this is the year we will see our oldest child leave home.
Hughes, it seems, did more wandering than wondering
") and the relatively sparse sales ("under three thousand copies for the initial two years"); yet these factors did not prevent "the sustaining merit" of the book from generating several successive editions by other publishers after the first edition by Rinehart and Company.