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(quote-book)|chapter=8| title=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5535161W Mr. Pratt's Patients| passage=That concertina was a wonder in its way. The handles that was on it first was wore out long ago, and he'd made new ones of braided rope yarn. And the bellows was patched in more places than a cranberry picker's overalls.
1781, (w), ''The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets''
- All wonder is the effect of novelty upon ignorance.
1871, (w), (w) (translator), ''(w)'' (section 155d)
- Socrates: I see, my dear Theaetetus, that Theodorus had a true insight into your nature when he said that you were a philosopher, for wonder is the feeling of a philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder. He was not a bad genealogist who said that Iris (the messenger of heaven) is the child of Thaumas (wonder).
(RQ:Swift Gulliver)I could not ſufficiently wonder at the Intrepidity of theſe diminutive Mortals,(..)
- Some had read the manuscript, and rectified its inaccuracies; others had seen it in a state so imperfect, that the could not forbear to wonder at its present excellence.