Usage examples for wondrous

  1. It was so sweet to feel that wondrous body in his arms. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  2. And his cousin Adolphe," she whispered as they moved on down, " I don't know, but I fear perchanze he don't like his cousin Adolphe- his cousin Adolphe- on the outside, same as the General, rough- 't is a wondrous how his cousin Adolphe is fond of him!" – Kincaid's Battery by George W. Cable
  3. Why should not a miracle be performed in his case as well as in so many others, and nature summon her wondrous powers of healing, especially as the soul was now ready to assist? – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  4. The leaves were left lying on the ground, and a desire came into the mind of the unhappy man who had been watching all this, to know if the wondrous power of the leaves which had brought the snake to life again, could not likewise be of service to a human being. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  5. Full of faith and hope, Ernest doubted not that what the people said was true, and that now he was to behold the living likeness of those wondrous features on the mountain- side. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  6. In old days the woman would have been burned as a witch, for she has certainly bewitched that pair, though no one else can see wherein her wondrous charm lies. – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green
  7. But the presence of this wondrous group, the lifelikeness of the figures growing on my gaze as I listened to the doctor's words, imparted a peculiar personal quality- if I may use the term- to the revulsion of feeling that I experienced. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  8. The island lay a league distant on the larboard beam, and looked a wondrous vast field of ice going into the south, and it stared very ghastly upon the dark green sea out of the clouds whose gloom sank behind it. – The Frozen Pirate by W. Clark Russell
  9. The farmer who saw him in his turnip field had a wondrous tale to tell. – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  10. I remained motionless, gazing upon the picture, scarcely daring to draw my breath, lest the new and wondrous world should vanish of which I had now obtained a glimpse. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  11. " That is what I do know," she answered, looking at me with a wondrous smile. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  12. Like some of our New York politicians, the pig was a wondrous animal in various ways. – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams
  13. She realized that the wondrous spirit face was the power that had so wrought upon and transformed him. – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  14. And in another place, You have an Aspect, Sir, of wondrous wisdom. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
  15. Occasionally his mistress would call him to her, and then he would have one glance of the day side of the wondrous world he had been following. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  16. In countenance she is wondrous like unto the immortal goddess, but even so, although being such, let her return in the ships, nor be left a destruction to us and to our children hereafter. – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer
  17. There's a wondrous promise to these. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  18. There was something beautiful in everything seen from this altitude in this wondrous evening light. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  19. He was a very clever bird, and a wondrous coat it turned out to be. – The Curious Book of Birds by Abbie Farwell Brown
  20. And wondrous Hamlet in a breath! – The Loom of Life by Cotton Noe