Usage examples for wondrous

  1. 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
  2. It was so sweet to feel that wondrous body in his arms. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  3. " 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
  4. 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
  5. And in another place, You have an Aspect, Sir, of wondrous wisdom. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
  6. 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
  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. 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
  9. And wondrous Hamlet in a breath! – The Loom of Life by Cotton Noe
  10. There was something beautiful in everything seen from this altitude in this wondrous evening light. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. He was a very clever bird, and a wondrous coat it turned out to be. – The Curious Book of Birds by Abbie Farwell Brown
  14. 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
  15. The farmer who saw him in his turnip field had a wondrous tale to tell. – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  16. There's a wondrous promise to these. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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