curiosity

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There is not another house in England which has such curiosities as these.
Several curiosities have been lately dug up near the wall, as well as at the ancient station of Habitancum.
A nice workman, who was famous for little curiosities, undertook to make me two chairs, with backs and frames, of a substance not unlike ivory, and two tables, with a cabinet to put my things in.
When the ships at last arrived my master himself chose the one in which I was to sail, and put on board for me a great store of choice provisions, also ivory in abundance, and all the costliest curiosities of the country, for which I could not thank him enough, and so we parted.
She looked at her eternal furniture, her curiosities, her lacquers, and said to herself that all these fine things wanted was a master.
Hell, God, Devil, right, wrong, sin, crime, and all the old gallery of curiosities - they may frighten boys, but men of the world, like you and me, despise them.