astonishing thing

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This astonishing thing could not have been better arranged if he had planned it himself.
the astonishing thing would be, if I could have lost that memory, however bad it might have been.
It was an astonishing thing for a woman of her breeding to do.
The magic egg-cup I usually carried about with me, and with its connivance I did some astonishing things with pennies, but even the penny that costs sixpence is uncertain, and just when you are saying triumphantly that it will be found in the egg-cup, it may clatter to the ground, whereon some ungenerous spectator, such as Irene, accuses you of fibbing and corrupting youthful minds.
He believed that until dear Unc Nunkie was restored to life he could feel no joy in anything, and often he wished that Unc could be with him, to see all the astonishing things Ojo was seeing.
One of the most astonishing things that have yet fallen under our observation is the exceedingly small portion of the earth from which sprang the now flourishing plant of Christianity.
We have seen something of palmistry in our wanderings, and know very well what astonishing things it can do.
Even Coleman said publicly this week he believes Short's 'love for the club' is a thing of the past, which is a pretty astonishing thing for a manager to say about his employer.
This is almost the most astonishing thing that we have seen from the EC in recent memory.
The astonishing thing is that the government's own plan accepts that diesel is at the root of the problem, and that phasing it out is the most effective solution.
Viewed from the distance of the moon, the astonishing thing about the Earth, catching the breath, is that it is alive.
Perhaps the most astonishing thing about the glory days of Al Capone--Scarface, Big Al, Public Enemy Number One--is how short they were: six years, from mid-level thug to big boss to jail.