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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.
I will soon explain to what these feelings tended, but allow me now to return to the cottagers, whose story excited in me such various feelings of indignation, delight, and wonder, but which all terminated in additional love and reverence for my protectors(for so I loved, in an innocent, half-painful self-deceit, to call them).
And, Thomas, it is really shameful, with my poor head continually wearing me out, that a boy brought up as you have been, and whose education has cost what yours has, should be found encouraging his sister to wonder, when he knows his father has expressly said that she is not to do it.
I wonder when I'll get jam turnovers like this again," said the Story Girl, trying to be gay but not making much of a success of it.
I wonder if it's where we buried it yet," speculated Felix.
Long stayed the messenger, and deeper grew his wonder that the Fairy could have left so fair a home, to toil in the dreary palace of his cruel master, and suffer cold and weariness, to give life and joy to the weak and sorrowing.
The whole court went out to see the wonder, and their astonishment was great at the sight which met their eyes.
We wondered how such a solid mass of masonry could be affected even by an earthquake, and could not understand what agency had made Banias a ruin; but we found the destroyer, after a while, and then our wonder was increased tenfold.
Do you know, Miss Summerson, I almost wonder that YOU never turned your thoughts to Africa.
I wonder (for the ten-thousandth time, and what a weak fool I, for what can it signify now
Gardner, with a slight intonation of tolerant wonder.
To this story of love and gentleness the wild heathen listened in wonder.