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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?

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

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

by William Shakespeare Found in: Wonders Quotes,
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Nothing but what astonishes is true.

Nothing but what astonishes is true.

by Edward Young Found in: Wonders Quotes,
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This wonder lasted nine daies.

This wonder lasted nine daies.

by John Heywood Found in: Wonders Quotes,
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He shall have chariots easier than air,
That I will have invented; . . . And thyself,
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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.

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

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

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

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

by William Shakespeare Found in: Wonders Quotes,
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Wonders I sing; the sun has set; no night has followed.
[Lat., Mira cano; sol occubuit;
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Wonders I sing; the sun has set; no night has followed.
[Lat., Mira cano; sol occubuit;
Nox nulla secuta est.]

by Robert Burton Found in: Wonders Quotes,
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"Never see . . . a dead post-boy, did you?" inquired
Sam. . . . "No," rejoined Bob, "I read more

"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."

by Charles Dickens Found in: Wonders Quotes,
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The things that have been and shall be no more,
The things that are, and that hereafter shall be,
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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.

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