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He shall have chariots easier than air, That I will have invented; . . . And thyself, That art the messenger, shalt ride before him On a horse cut out of an entire diamond. That shall be made to go with golden wheels, I know not how yet.

Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Quotes , Source: A King and No King (act V)

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Wonders I sing; the sun has set; no night has followed. [Lat., Mira cano; sol occubuit; Nox nulla secuta est.]

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: quoting Giraldus Gambrensis found in Camden "Epigrammes"

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A schoolboy's tale, the wonder of an hour!

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 2)

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If a man proves too clearly and convincingly to himself . . . that a tiger is an optical illusion--well, he will find out he is wrong. The tiger will himself intervene in the discussion, in a manner which will be in every sense conclusive.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 2)

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The world will never starve for want of wonders; but only for want of wonder.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton Quotes , Source: Tremendous Trifles

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We were young, we were merry, we were very, very wise, And the door stood open at our feast, When there passed us a woman with the West in her eyes, And a man with his back to the East.

Mary Elizabeth Coleridge Quotes , Source: Unwelcome

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"Never see . . . a dead post-boy, did you?" inquired Sam. . . . "No," rejoined Bob, "I never did." "No!" rejoined Sam triumphantly. "Nor never vill; and there's another thing that no man never see, and that's a dead donkey."

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (ch. LI)

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Long stood the noble youth oppress'd with awe, And stupid at the wondrous things he saw, Surpassing common faith, transgressing nature's law.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Theodore and Honoria (l. 217)

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Men love to wonder and that is the seed of our science.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Works and Days

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This wonder lasted nine daies.

John Heywood Quotes , Source: Proverbs (pt. II, ch. I)

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The things that have been and shall be no more, The things that are, and that hereafter shall be, The things that might have been, and yet were not, The fading twilight of joys departed.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes , Source: Christus--Divine Tragedy--First Passover (III, Marriage in Cana)

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Wonder [said Socrates] is very much the affection of a philosopher; for there is no other beginning of philosophy than this.

Plato Quotes , Source: Theoetetus (XXXII), (Cary's translation)

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Pretty! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, of straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Prologue to the Satires (l. 169)

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Out of our reach the gods have laid Of time to come th' event, And laugh to see the fools afraid Of what the knaves invent.

Sir Charles Sedley Quotes , Source: Lycophron

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O wonderful, wonderful, and most wonderful wonderful, and yet again wonderful, and after that, out of all hooping!

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: As You Like It (Celia at III, ii)

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O day and night, but this is wondrous strange!

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Horatio at I, v)

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Can such things be, And overcome us like a summer's cloud Without our special wonder?

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Macbeth (Macbeth at III, iv)

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It will have blood, they say: blood will have blood. Stones have been known to move and trees to speak; Augures and understood relations have By maggot-pies and choughs and rooks brought forth The secret'st man of blood. What is the night?

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Macbeth (Macbeth at III, iv)

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She swore, i' faith, 'twas strange, 'twas passing strange; 'Twas pitiful, 'twas wondrous pitiful.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Othello the Moor of Venice (Othello at I, iii)

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There's something in a flying horse, There's something in a huge balloon.

William Wordsworth Quotes , Source: Peter Bell (prologue, st. 1)

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Nothing but what astonishes is true.

Edward Young Quotes , Source: Night Thoughts (night IX)

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We nothing know, but what is marvellous; Yet what is marvellous, we can't believe.

Edward Young Quotes , Source: Night Thoughts (night VII)

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