Wonder Sentence Examples

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  • No wonder Dulce had been so upset.

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  • I was beginning to wonder if you were ever going to arrive.

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  • I wonder what the world is doing now.

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  • People are starting to wonder if you don't like them.

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  • No wonder he was upset in the stair room.

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  • I wonder who he is.

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  • I wonder if that nasty dog is in need of a walk.

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  • He rolled up his sleeve, staring in wonder at the tattoo on his bicep.

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  • No wonder he had been so elusive.

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  • I wonder how many years there will be in eternity.

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  • I'm beginning to wonder if you're too polite to tell me to shove off.

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  • I shook my head in wonder at this man.

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  • No wonder the girl invited his attention.

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  • Let him wonder what she would do when they got home.

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  • They began to wonder if there were no people to inhabit this magnificent city of the inner world.

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  • I guess I'd wonder too, if I were in your shoes.

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  • I wonder why it is that we can walk so easily in the air.

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  • No wonder he had been so solemn lately.

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  • I often wonder how

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  • I hate to ask you for another favor, but I wonder if I could pay you to drive me home.

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  • I wonder why they chose this spot.

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  • I wonder how much they have reaped.

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  • He is a real dancer, a wonder! he said.

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  • No wonder Cade was gone all the time.

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  • No wonder he was so upset.

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  • No wonder he had kept his feelings hidden from her for so long.

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  • But I wonder what he's thinking.

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  • I wonder how far she came.

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  • I do not wonder you were surprised to hear that I was going to write something for the report.

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  • I wonder if they would treat me nicely if I went there again.

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  • I wonder if she has any vague idea of colour--any reminiscent impression of light and sound.

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  • To make for a truly memorable outing, try novel combinations of classic ingredients or explore lesser-known wonder foods.

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  • No wonder he wasn't interested in a wife.

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  • Jesus, it's a wonder any of us has hearing left.

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  • People would wonder how often she had slept here.

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  • Pythium, Peronospore, Completoria, Vol utelta, Botrytis, &c. That such overturgescence should lead to the bursting of fleshy fruits, such as gooseberries, tomatoes and grapes, is not surprising, nor can we wonder that fermentation and mould Fungi rapidly spread in such fruits; and the same is true for bulbs and herbaceous organs generally.

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  • First to Giza, where youâll stand in wonder at the huge Pyramids and see the enigmatic sphinx.

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  • I wonder if the May-days in England are as beautiful as they are here.

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  • It's a wonder someone isn't already putting them all together.

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  • She didn't have to wonder about him as she had her father.

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  • He is always going to wonder what it's like, and I would rather get it over with.

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  • Alex shook his head in wonder.

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  • No wonder he keeps hanging around.

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  • No wonder he wasn't interested - not in marriage, anyway.

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  • No wonder you thought we were...

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  • No wonder he was having so much trouble expressing himself.

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  • No wonder it smelled so good.

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  • I wonder sometimes if she'll go through with it.

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  • Why does everyone wonder if I'm doing the right thing?

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  • Wonder at the grand secessionist and art nouveau architecture which betrays the Austro-Hungarian heyday of the port, Croatia's third largest city.

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  • I wonder if this continual self-improvement is why we have a 2 party system.

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  • Wonder whether the accipiter raiding your feeder is a female sharp-shinned hawk or a male Cooper's hawk?

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  • A consummate showman, he displays childlike wonder at his own feats.

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  • No wonder speechwriters to Presidents Reagan and Clinton say the author Professor Max Atkinson is the speechwriters Guru.

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  • I do wonder, sometimes, just what the old squire Would have thought, were he here to see how things have changed.

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  • In wonder, I ride my screeching metal steed, trying to accept the evidence of my senses.

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  • I wonder have you ever had a stinker of a question?

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  • Then you wonder why there's another tropical storm approaching the Florida Keys?

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  • And small wonder that the film versions worked so well with such detailed storyboards to which they could refer.

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  • It's no wonder their coaches take on professorial airs; they have become strategists.

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  • Once again captain Duncan leaped into action like a comic book superhero, with Susie his girl wonder at his side in our tender.

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  • Wonder if that dolly bird knitted the tank top for him?

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  • It is this wide range of dynamic peculiarities above the common range of known physical and chemical molecules which excites our wonder; and a reflection of these peculiar properties is seen in their affinities for this or that toxic or constructive agent, whereby the peculiarity, for example, of a particular kind of nerve cell may be altered, antagonized, reinforced or converted.

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  • With so powerful a press behind it, it is no wonder that Welsh political dissent was largely responsible for the changed attitude of the Imperial government in its treatment of the Principality - as evinced in the Sunday Closing Act of 1881, a measure which was very dear to the strong temperance party in Wales, and in the Welsh Intermediate Education Act, granted by Lord Salisbury's government in 1889.

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  • I wonder what becomes of lost opportunities.

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  • What secret power, I wonder, caused this blossoming miracle?

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  • No wonder this town 's remained such a backwater - the shipping hub of Port Hedland is almost 400 miles away through desert scrubland.

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  • Carine clambered out of her bunk and she and Amalia shared looks of wide-eyed wonder that mirrored the children 's.

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  • Whether rafting, camping, hiking, cycling or even taking a hot air balloon ride, visitors are bound to be captivated by the natural wonder of the area.

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  • I just wonder what his angle is.

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  • Dean continued to wonder about the strange event.

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  • I'm beginning to wonder which of them ladies is the strangest!

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  • It'd be kinda nice to just think about fishing and TV and not having to wonder what suit is all over my ass because of some dumb new rule.

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  • Excuse me, I'm new in town and I wonder if you could help me out?

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  • No wonder Katie had been so concerned.

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  • I wonder what this is all about.

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  • Some wonder what these verses actually mean and some wonder if they have committed this unforgivable sin of blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.

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  • No wonder the young man feared her!

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  • We can wonder what happened to the pen and who raided her panties but we'll probably never know the answer to either question.

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  • She really had her guard up, causing him to wonder if some moron had just dumped her.

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  • I guess so, but I wonder sometimes if heredity is the major factor.

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  • Don't you wonder what he's been doing?

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  • The keypads had to be delivered somewhere safe, though she began to wonder if anyplace really was safe.

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  • Were there a lot of them, I wonder?

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  • No wonder the bitch agreed to my terms.

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  • No wonder you sharp lawyers charge so much.

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  • When I considered it might not be Byrne who rented that apartment in Scranton, I began to wonder how come you identified him from his picture.

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  • Don't you ever wonder about it?

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  • I wonder why he would care if we were sleeping together.

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  • He suspected Sirian was Memon's spy and couldn't help but wonder if Memon understood how deep ambition ran in a man like Sirian.

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  • Do you wonder if the madness will take you?

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  • No wonder Alex was so upset with her for calling him.

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  • No wonder he was sure she would be back.

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  • I wonder if he's smuggled any booze into the ground for the break?

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  • No wonder this town's remained such a backwater - the shipping hub of Port Hedland is almost 400 miles away through desert scrubland.

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  • So I wonder how you would say sentry go in the past tense?

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  • It's no wonder, perhaps, that so many genuine archeologists feel rather snooty about him.

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  • Mix also had a famous steed, Tony the Wonder Horse.

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  • After a few pints they wonder how the game is going, so they get the landlord to put the teletext on.

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  • It has since transpired he had broken three ribs in the fall, so no wonder it hurt!

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  • A relief map of Zimbabwe in carpet underlay, wonder what Mugabe would make of that?

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  • There is real wonder here in discovering the almost unintelligible past, to match the wonder inherent in trying to discover the future.

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  • I used to wonder why they did these rather uninteresting programs about programs.

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  • I wonder if I can get them to install a urinal down here now.

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  • Two Jamaican teenagers who put some Carribean slang to existing music for this one-hit wonder.

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  • When it is further remembered that the earlier telescopes were not provided with the modern slow motions in right ascension and that the Struves,, in their extensive labours among the double stars, used to complete their bisections of the fixed wire by a pressure of the finger on the side of the tube, one is puzzled whether more to wonder at such poor adaptation of means to ends or the patience and skill which, with such means, led to such results.'

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  • In the entire plant, whose parts we wonder at as being, at the first glance, so extraordinarily diverse, I finally perceive and recognize nothing beyond leaves and, stem (for the root may be regarded as a stem).

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  • In this enviable retreat, it is no wonder that a year should have been suffered to roll round before he vigorously resumed his great work - and with many men it would never have been resumed in such a paradise.

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  • No wonder that Taylor, writing to the duke of Ormonde shortly after his consecration, should have said, "I perceive myself thrown into a place of torment."

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  • Their butter is very indifferent, and one would wonder how they could contrive to make it so bad.

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  • No wonder, then, that the Vatican, confronted by a new Italy, observed The Papacy a passive and expectant attitude, and sanctioned no jot or tittle that could infringe its rights or be Italian interpreted as a renunciation of its temporal sovereignty.

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  • In a similar way we must be careful, in our wonder at the marvellous rapidity of cell-division and growth of bacteria, that we do not exaggerate the significance of the phenomenon.

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  • Dorothy and Zeb looked at one another in wonder.

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  • No wonder the lad had never owned a toy.

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  • Had they had the technology of our day, I wonder what they could have accomplished.

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  • I cannot tell exactly when I began Lamb's "Tales from Shakespeare"; but I know that I read them at first with a child's understanding and a child's wonder.

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  • How in the world do the papers find out everything, I wonder.

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  • I wonder if she remembers how eagerly and gladly they spread their wings and flew away.

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  • No wonder that man added this bird to his tame stock--to say nothing of the eggs and drumsticks.

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  • No wonder, then, that he did not oftener stay to play on the common.

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  • The wonder is how they, how you and I, can live this slimy, beastly life, eating and drinking.

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  • I wonder how Mamma could speak so to me.

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  • Clear Gamble Wonder why their to be quite les rayons uraniques institution london march.

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  • We wonder how we would react in such situations.

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  • I wonder how many couples realize that their wills are automatically revoked when they register.

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  • Little wonder then, that most SEO revolves round Google.

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  • You really do have to wonder about the sanity of some people.

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  • You sniff the air You say, " I wonder where Kitten scampered off ta... " Artus says, " Miss Kitten?

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  • I do not wonder that the weary camels coming from the scorching African deserts should be able to scent the Nile.

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  • I wonder how it must feel to be a self-aware person.

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  • I wonder if any of the guys are up for volunteering for the Euro-MARS shakedown crew?

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  • Wonder whether the accipiter raiding your feeder is a female sharp-shinned hawk or a male Cooper 's hawk?

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  • No wonder Blackwell 's got a sheepish smile on his face.

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  • At the time I was working for a middle of the road pop group called the Honeybus a typical one hit wonder sixties band.

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  • Small wonder that EMI slapped a sticker on the front to flag up to the unwary that this was the Floyd 's latest.

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  • It 's no wonder, perhaps, that so many genuine archeologists feel rather snooty about him.

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  • I wonder how high we can toss this pancake.

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  • It was no wonder that Sam held her in such high regard.

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  • You don't have to wonder if you'll have a job in the next ten years.

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  • He winced visibly and crammed his hands into his pockets in a way that made her wonder if he thought she would be safer that way.

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  • Yes, I wonder about our idea of civilized sometimes.

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  • I wonder if you're the first man to do dishes in this cabin.

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  • No wonder he came to the wrong conclusion.

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  • The question drew Xander from his wonder.

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  • Everything in this place screamed creepy order, which made her wonder what was wrong with the owner.

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  • She began to wonder if she needed to bring a can of mace.

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  • The idea he'd slept alone last night made her wonder.

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  • I wonder why she doesn't trust you.

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  • Jessi's eyes went over his powerful body in wonder.

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  • Confused, Jessi began to wonder how she was going to rescue Ashley after all.

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  • But I was so shrewdly taxed with posing as a strong-minded woman and a philosopher that one fine day I said to myself, ` What, I wonder, is philosophy?'

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  • If the Puritans regarded bowls with no friendly eye, as Lord Macaulay asserts, one can hardly wonder at it.

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  • With the success of this undertaking in view it is a matter of wonder that the example set in this instance has not been adopted to a much greater extent elsewhere.

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  • How otherwise, we wonder, could one man writing alone and with so few predecessors compose the first systematic treatises on the psychology of the mental powers and on the logic of reasoning, the first natural history of animals, and the first civil history of one hundred and fifty-eight constitutions, in addition to authoritative treatises on metaphysics, biology, ethics, politics, rhetoric and poetry; in all penetrating to the very essence of the subject, and, what is most wonderful, describing more facts than any other man has ever done on so many subjects ?

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  • After the fifth goal-mouth scramble in 10 minutes I was starting to wonder.

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  • No wonder the local smithies were near the White Horse, the Angel and the Hare and Hounds.

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  • First to Giza, where youâll stand in wonder at the huge Pyramids and see the enigmatic Sphinx.

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  • Evidently my overloaded sense of wonder had finally sputtered out.

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  • Our village birthrate 's falling and no wonder we have fears The squire 's son has been away for five and twenty years.

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  • We look with awe and wonder at the courage they displayed and their stoicism in the face of six long years of conflict.

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  • With up to seven stopovers permitted from a wide range of destination it is no wonder these fares are called the World Discovery !

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  • Then you wonder why there 's another tropical storm approaching the Florida Keys?

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  • It 's no wonder their coaches take on professorial airs; they have become strategists.

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  • I have to wonder about the stupidity of the characters sometimes.

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  • Wonder if anyone 's tried replicating the thing using ceramic superconductors and then cooling the thing off with liquid nitrogen to see what happens.

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  • I wonder whether I 'd be able to knit a teddy.

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  • No wonder he 'd become so tetchy... There you go again !

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  • No wonder Alexander the Great is thumping the ground in despair !

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  • I wonder what my pulse is now, cause my heart was thumping out of my chest through most of it.

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  • I wonder how many of us here tonight are feeling timid about the work we 've been called to?

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  • It has since transpired he had broken three ribs in the fall, so no wonder it hurt !

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  • These boards have become nothing but turgid rubbish, no wonder people left them and others hardly drop in anymore.

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  • We wonder whether there has been a typographical mistake here.

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  • But I sometimes wonder whether the Government understand the implications of their own proposals.

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  • Stranded in those green velour pants - no wonder he was in tears.

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  • Notes Reading these verses might lead us to wonder whether Samuel was looking for approval or reassurance.

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  • He drank beef flavored vodka, a drink that does n't appear to have crossed Europe to these shores - I wonder why.

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  • How long, I wonder, before Time Out ' s new online listings graduate from being a wagging tail to the dog itself?

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  • Remember the hole of the pit whence thou wast taken, and wonder.

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  • Blimey, there must be nearly forty of them he thought, no wonder Golightly 's got the willies, he 's probably jealous.

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  • I wonder where the people I met then are now?

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  • Sometimes I wonder if I'll ever stop seeing that.

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  • No wonder he didn't ask her to leave.

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  • No wonder Len knew so much about what was going on.

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  • It's just that sometimes I wonder what is more important in your life - your career or me.

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  • Sometimes I wonder if you...

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  • It's a wonder we didn't raise our arms in surrender.

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  • True feelings lay hidden in the wonder of what we'd accomplished.

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  • I began to wonder if Martha would ever get her baby back!

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  • I wonder if it's hunters again.

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  • I wonder how they got him away from the coffin.

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  • No image appeared on the screen, and she began to wonder if A'Ran would respond, even to her.

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  • After listening to her this morning, I'm beginning to wonder if we're getting the whole story about Jerome Shipton.

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  • One must wonder if the young ladies realize the ordeal that lies before them.

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  • No wonder Annie looked the other way when he passed by!

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  • I wonder where Shipton got it.

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  • But given the pair of parents the boy was forced to live with, it's a wonder he's as well adjusted as he is.

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  • His mouth dropped open in wonder as he took in his own physicality.

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  • He rolled his eyes at Jackson and muttered, "She is such a pest, no wonder you dumped her."

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  • Oh Alex, I can't help but wonder if some day when I'm bloated and cranky, you'll wish you hadn't given up your freedom.

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  • She'd never taken a chance on a man or let herself wonder what she was missing.

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  • Gabe had become edgier over the past day, and she couldn't help but wonder what had happened.  Whatever it was, it hadn't been when he was around her.  Although exhausting, their journey had been relatively peaceful.

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  • And no regrets about what I did, though the few days I've spent here make me wonder if there was an easier way.

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  • It was a damn wonder he hadn't ordered roses!

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  • Wouldn't you wonder if everyone was really buying the drowning bit?

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  • The smile on Dean's face made Fred wonder which cat swallowed which canary.

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  • Otherwise I'd always wonder what it looked like, what kind of place it was and I'd never know.

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  • Dean began to wonder if he was laying his pension on the line by not reporting the entire case in an official manner.

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  • Some of the bikers were Dean's age or older and a few were in physical shape that made you wonder if they realized what they were undertaking.

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  • Him being from Ohio and all, really makes me wonder.

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  • No wonder I couldn't find them in any mug books.

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  • If he were just missing, you'd always wonder if he was going to pop in.

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  • I wonder if there is debris blocking it in the back pasture.

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  • No wonder he thought she was a prude.

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  • It looked so uncomfortable that it made me wonder anyway.

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  • No wonder chaperones were considered a necessity in the old days.

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  • I wonder if it would be wise to put a fence across down there.

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  • Sometimes I wonder why he wants to marry me, though.

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  • I wonder if that's what inspired the new stubble look – because it is so hard to get a close shave.

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  • I wonder what the sales lady thought.

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  • The way you keep staring down at that old house makes me wonder if you're sorry you married me.

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  • It couldn't be easy for him — and the way Josh answered the phone that night — no wonder he was suspicious.

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  • No wonder Alex had his doubts.

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  • She wouldn't have had to wonder — he would have known what to do.

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  • No wonder he had been acting so strange lately.

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  • The boy murmured in wonder at the soft cloth.

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  • Her throat tightened, and she began to wonder if there were another away.

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  • No wonder they selected her for the part.

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  • Small wonder he had tried to bury that part of his life.

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  • I wonder if you fret all day about things being done right.

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  • No wonder he was upset with her.

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  • I was beginning to wonder there for a little bit, too.

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  • No wonder you thought I was an idiot.

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  • To this style it is no wonder that the Normans preferred their own, and that style therefore supplanted the older one.

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  • Many came to witness the new wonder, and the excitement and interest spread rapidly.

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  • These " stone runs " are looked upon with great wonder by the shifting population of the Falklands, and they are shown to visitors with many strange speculations as to their mode of formation.

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  • In the production of silver Nye county ranked first in 1907 ($3,667,973, of which $3,544,7 88 was from Tonopah), Churchill county second ($432,617, from Fairview, Wonder and Stillwater), and Eureka county (with lead silver ores) and Storey county were third and fourth respectively.

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  • Camden describes the wonder with which O'Neill's wild gallowglasses were seen in the English capital, with their heads bare, their long hair falling over their shoulders and clipped short in front above the eyes, and clothed in rough yellow shirts.

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  • The employment of Judaeans and Israelites for Solomon's palatial buildings, and the heavy taxation for the upkeep of a court which was the wonder of the world, caused grave internal discontent.

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  • That the Judaean compiler has not given fuller information is not surprising; the wonder is that he should have given so much.

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  • No wonder that it stands the comparison badly; but with all its faults the Getica of Jordanes will probably ever retain its place side by side with the De moribus Germanorum of Tacitus as a chief source of information respecting the history, institutions and modes of thought of our Teutonic forefathers.

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  • As the number of species of insects is believed to exceed that of all other animals taken together, it is no wonder that their study should form a special division of zoology with a distinctive name.

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  • No wonder that Bohemund flung himself in revenge on the Eastern empire in 1 1 08 - only, however, to meet with a humiliating defeat at Durazzo.

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  • In strong contrast to the ungainly toucan is the tiny humming-bird, whose beautiful plumage, swiftness of flight and power of wing are sources of constant wonder and admiration.

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  • Under the circumstances, we cannot wonder if the frontier fortresses fell to pieces, and the border troops, unpaid for years, took to brigandage.

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  • No wonder then if the whole country was now seething with discontent and only awaiting an opportunity to burst forth in open rebellion.

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  • History There is something almost pathetic in the childish wonder and delight with which mankind in its earlier phases of civilization gathered up and treasured stories of strange animals from distant lands or deep seas, such as are recorded in the Physiologus, in Albertus Magnus, and even at the present day in the popular treatises of Japan and China.

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  • His silence on the subject of Roman greatness and glory as contrasted with the prominence of these subjects in the poetry of men of provincial birth such as Ennius, Virgil and Horace, may be explained by the principle that familiarity had made the subject one of less wonder and novelty to him.

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  • The police have powers of control over vehicles and exercise them admirably; their work in this respect is a constant source of wonder to foreign visitors.

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  • So burdensome was the duty and so vexatious were the restrictions that it is a matter for wonder that the industry survived.

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  • The tendency observable in many of the austerities and miracles attributed to St Catherine to outstrip those of other saints, particularly Francis, is especially remarkable in this marvel of the stigmata, and so acute became the rivalry between the two orders that Pope Sixtus IV., himself a Franciscan, issued a decree asserting that St Francis had an exclusive monopoly of this particular wonder, and making it a censurable offence to represent St Catherine receiving the stigmata.

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  • He cannot, like them, cover the greater part of a specimens surface with a lacework of transparent decoration, exciting wonder that pate deprived so greatly of continuity could have been manipulated without accident.

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  • He ended the series, as Tate Wilkinson says, " in full glory " with " the youthful Don Felix "in Mrs Centlivre's Wonder on the 10th of June 1776.

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  • The wonder is that he did not now order Lobau to move to some intermediate position, such as Wangenies, where he would be available for either wing as circumstances dictated.

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  • Can we wonder that he gave vent to his anger 's and declared that Ney had ruined France?

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  • If heroes could so debase themselves, can we wonder if men who were not heroes lent themselves to every sort of villainy ?

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  • Indeed the wonder is - and it is a testimony to the strength of the impression which St Paul left upon all with whom he came into contact - that these missionary letters of his should have begun to be preserved so soon.

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  • But what chiefly excited his wonder was the strength of its fortifications, which excelled all those of the Greek world.

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  • It is small wonder, therefore, if a revision was soon found necessary and actually taken in hand within a few years of the completion of the Earlier Version.

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  • The extraordinary changes of tide which take place in this passage have been a subject of wonder from classical times.

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  • No wonder that Lenin and Trotsky were highly incensed by Kautsky's criticism.

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  • He supported Peel in his Corn-Law legislation, and throughout all this later period of his life, whether in office or in opposition, gained the admiration of discerning men, and excited the wonder of zealots, by his habitual subordination of party spirit and party connexion to whatever appeared to him the real interest of the nation.

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  • But with the decline of dogmatic belief and the spread of religious doubt - as the special sciences also grow more general, and the natural sciences become more speculative about matter and force, evolution and teleology - men begin to wonder again about the nature and origin of things, just as it was the decay of polytheism in Greek religion and his own discoveries in natural science which impelled Aristotle to metaphysical questions.

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  • The wonder, however, seems to be that it does not occur more frequently, seeing that fluids must pass from stock to scion, and matter elaborated in the leaves of the scion must certainly to some extent enter the stock.

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  • This is all the more remarkable as he found time to continue his studies, one monument of which was his Theologia Philosophica (a lost MS.), a learned attempt to harmonize revelation and nature, which drew forth the wonder of Baxter.

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  • No wonder if these conquests generated in the minds of the Venetians and the Pisans fresh jealousy against Genoa, and provoked fresh wars; but the struggle between Genoa and Pisa was brought to a disastrous conclusion for the latter state by the battle of Meloria in 1284.

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  • It is no wonder if in such confused imagery the details are not always self-consistent.

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  • A new epoch in the language began, and the rapidity and matchless facility of the new poetry was the wonder of Steffens himself.

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  • He is regarded as the personification of the Servian race, and stories of strength and wonder have gathered round his name.

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  • Wolfius infers from this passage that its author was the first actual constructor of a telescope, and it appears not improbable that by happy accident Porta really did make some primitive form of telescope which excited the wonder of his friends.

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  • No wonder that many lords clung very tenaciously to customary services, and ecclesiastical institutions seem to have been especially backward in going over to the system of money rents.

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  • It is little wonder that men who could tame and handle the reptiles gained esteem and influence.

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  • But the proof that his scheme was the work of a great poet does not depend merely upon the artistic unity which excited the wonder of Aristotle.

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  • No wonder that water from these rivers, especially the Ganges, is sent and taken in bottles to all parts of India to be used on occasion as healing medicine or for sacramental purposes.

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  • Singularity excites our wonder in Thaumastocheles zaleucus, v.

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  • Everywhere in India and Ceylon they hollowed out cells and churches in the cliffs and rocks, which are the wonder of the European tourist.

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  • He was undeniably troublesome to the king, and it is no matter for wonder that James resolved to remove him from a position where he could do so much harm.

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  • It is assuredly little matter for wonder that this philosophy should contain much that is now inapplicable, and that in many respects it should be vitiated by radical errors.

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  • And if at the very end of his stormy career he really found time and inclination to write anything of this nature, we may wonder why it was not included in the considerable and somewhat miscellaneous volume of his works, or at least mentioned in the chapters which relate to his public activity after the catastrophe.

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  • The emperor Theodosius II., hearing what had happened, hastened to the spot in time to hear from their lips that God had wrought this wonder to confirm his faith in the resurrection of the dead.

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  • It is safe to say that no prehistoric monument in Great Britain has given rise to more speculation as to its origin, date and purpose; and although the few hoary stones still extant are but a small portion of the original structure they are still sufficiently imposing to excite the wonder of the passing traveller, and mysterious enough to puzzle the antiquary.

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  • No wonder then if in the earlier years of the war the Order recovered its lost ground, and the king, irritated beyond endurance by the suicidal parsimony of the estates, threatened to retire to the forests of Lithuania.

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  • It is little wonder, then, that the several reductions of the collected results were internally discordant so as to leave outstanding a considerable " probable error," but showed themselves able to yield very different conclusions when the same set was discussed by different persons.

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  • The unspeakable vices of Mecca are a scandal to all Islam, and a constant source of wonder to pious pilgrims.8 The slave trade has connexions with the pilgrimage which are not thoroughly clear; but under cover of the pilgrimage a great deal of importation and exportation of slaves goes on.

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  • It was small wonder that the constitution established by the Provisions of Oxford was found unworkable.

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  • It was no wonder that Paris was lost within six months of the regents death, Normandy invaded, and Calais beleaguered by an army headed by Englands new enemy, Philip of Burgundy..

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  • The Lords were at this time, as a matter of fact, not merely wealthier but wiser than the Commons; and it is no wonder that, in days when the Commons, by passing the Septennial Act, had shown their distrust of their own constituents, the peers should show, by the Peerage Bill, their distrust of that House which was elected by those constituencies.

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  • No wonder resistance grew more vigorous in America.

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  • We cannot wonder that the whole nation was stirred to the very depths, or that they strengthened the aversion of the king, of Windham and other important personages in the government against the plans of Pitt.

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  • It is little wonder if Schleiermacher attains a compromise rather than a unity.

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  • And therefore I should not much wonder, if there be in some places of it obscurity and doubtfulness."

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  • Ten thousand workmen are said to have been employed for twenty-five years on this wonder, of which no trace now remains.

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  • Small wonder, then, if Adam of Bremen, and the monkish annalists who follow him, describe Sweyn as a grim and bloody semi-pagan, perpetually warring against Christian states.

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  • What wonder, then, asks the Greek critic, if the diligence of Demosthenes was no less incessant and minute?

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  • If there was so little cohesion among the various provinces it is small wonder that Ireland fell such an easy prey to the Vikings in the next century.

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  • This can hardly cause wonder if it is borne in mind that for many weeks during the height of the season a prolific queen will deposit eggs at the rate of from two to three thousand every twenty-four hours.

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  • Flying Childers-the wonder of his timewas never beaten, and died in the duke of Devonshire's stud in 1741, aged twenty-six years.

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  • Under these conditions it is no wonder that the electorate not only completely lost its political importance, but also suffered a considerable diminution of territory.

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  • Destiny stared at her, gray eyes large with wonder.

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  • You never have to wonder if someone likes you for who you are, and you never have to worry that they might be after your money.

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  • He said nothing, but the expression on his face made Carmen wonder if he had never considered the idea of Alondra getting married.

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  • I was beginning to wonder if you lost that.

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  • It was no big deal that she had a cell phone, but he would wonder why she was hiding it from him, and that was a question she couldn't answer.

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  • To this day I wonder why she took a step backwards on the alter steps by marrying me.

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  • I've been asking a lot of questions of my old network pals and some of them are beginning to wonder why I'm so interested in crime when they think a retiree should be out fishing or chasing a little white ball.

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  • And she was so quiet when I plucked her from her sleep her mother didn't hear, at least at first I wonder if they've found her or her troublesome husband yet?

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  • Dusty couldn't help but wonder how he'd gotten stuck with a pregnant Oracle and an equally moody teenager with godlike powers and no ability to control them.

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  • His eyes settled on her with a look that made her wonder why she hadn't just sat where she entered the world and waited for Darian to rescue her.

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  • Bianca was cooking something that made him wonder if the vamp killed their lunch, too.

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  • Fate's mention of him gaining access to the underworld made Gabriel wonder if the deity was referring to Darkyn's mate.

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  • The demon closed the door—one of the Immortal comforts, for there were no doors in Hell—and left him to wonder how many men and women Sasha had in the bed before him.

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  • No wonder Alex concocted this ridiculous trip to coax Katie back to Houston.

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  • It's a wonder you did-n't kill yourself!

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  • I wonder if that's what inspired the new stubble look – because it is so hard to get a close shave.

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  • It couldn't be easy for him — and the way Josh answered the phone that night — no wonder he was suspicious.

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  • She wouldn't have had to wonder — he would have known what to do.

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  • The Watchers blamed him for stripping the Guardians' magic when he froze time, but he began to wonder if they hadn't done it themselves.

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  • The awkward lull in talk made him wonder if a certain Oracle had told them otherwise.

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  • No wonder so many seek refuge in Tiyan.

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  • No wonder he was upset when I belittled the culture here.

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  • Are we talking about a general male apathy toward work, I wonder?

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  • We wonder whether there are any performance gains in using threads.

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  • It's no wonder that the kids grow up abusive, stroppy, slow learners, and disrespectful of authority!

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  • Soon it will be the year 2002 I wonder how many people today remember the Star Cinema and the acid jar two volt accumulator?

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  • Humor, music and eye-popping acrobatics leave the audience wide-eyed with wonder.

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  • In related Wonder Woman news, a big screen adaptation is in the pipeline penned by Buffy The Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon.

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  • I wonder whom you are destined 1 ako army mail web for.

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  • Which then made me wonder if such things occur in club athletics among our fellow amateur athletes.

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  • Yet, despite all, the angel as an embodiment of purity prevails, and still has the power to evoke awe and wonder.

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  • No wonder most people will not carry a large backpack!

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  • I wonder what surprises we might discover on the guest list in God's heavenly banquet?

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  • No wonder bedtime was so late and she is still awake!

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  • In real life, they are just huge behemoths which really make you wonder what captivated you in the first place.

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  • I wonder that you drank my potion, and were not bewitched.

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  • And people wonder why there is so much bootlegging in the music business!

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  • No wonder Peter was exhorting the brethren to offer hospitality without grumbling!

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  • No wonder blood will stand to the horses ' bridles from a distance of two hundred miles from Jerusalem.

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  • One might wonder how students with such high grades could exhibit such mathematical ineptitude.

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  • Jealousy is a very specific emotion so I wonder if there should be a future playlist covering infidelity in general.

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  • I sometimes wonder whether these bureaucratic quango types have even the faintest inkling what a " market " actually is.

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  • For thirty seconds it's quite exciting; after a couple of minutes you wonder why something improbable has also become interminable.

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