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For a long time I could not conceive how one man could go forth to murder his fellow, or even why there were laws and governments; but when I heard details of vice and bloodshed, my wonder ceased and I turned away with disgust and loathing.
Again, I wonder with a sudden fear whether it is likely that our good old clergyman can be wrong, and Mr.
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?
And the whole Court went out to see the wonder, and were no less astonished than they had been the first time.
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.
In another place, perchance, I might have wondered to see fruit and flowers growing together: here, my chief wonder was that neither fruit nor flowers were such as I had ever seen before.
I only wonder how the good people can keep it up so long.
In the midst of that you came to me - that my wonder might be answered.
Modern education includes morality; therefore the modern child seeks only entertainment in its wonder tales and gladly dispenses with all disagreeable incident.
Thorley Rushworth gave way to wonder at the generosity of her view.
Do you know, Miss Summerson, I almost wonder that YOU never turned your thoughts to Africa.
It has stood there for thousands of years, the wonder and admiration of travelers; but who built it, or when it was built, are questions that may never be answered.
I wonder," said Ojo, looking up and down the road, "which way to go.
It's Sunday to-morrow--I do wonder how he'll look, and whether he'll be able to go through the service.
Gardner, with a slight intonation of tolerant wonder.