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  • The sea at that instant went maruelous high, and the winde was exceeding large.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • For before the Sophie (whom they say to be a maruelous wise and gracious prince) seemed to fauour our nation, and to grant them such priuiledges, the people abused them very much, and so hated them, that they would not touch them, but reuiled them, calling them Cafars and Gawars, which is, infidels or misbeleeuers.

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  • Limons, Pomgranats, Figs Peaches of diuers sorts, and many other fruits; [Plantano.] but especially the Plantano which groweth neere brooke sides, it is a tree that hath no timber in it, but groweth directly vpward with the body, hauing maruelous thicke leaues, and euery leafe at the toppe of two yards long and almost halfe a yard broad.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • At euery which alarme, the two Lordes Generall shewed themselues maruelous ready and forward, insomuch that at the very first alarme, skant wel furnished with any more defence then their shirts, hose, and dublets, and those too altogether in a maner vntied, they were abroad in the streets themselues, to see the vttermost of it.

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  • Two Barons of Hungarie assuring themselues to obtayne their sute to a fayre Lady of Boeme, receyued of hir a straung and maruelous repulse, to their great shame and Infamy, cursinge the tyme that euer they aduentured an enterprise so foolish.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • With a discourse of maruelous accidentes, touchinge the same, to the singuler praise and commendation of chaste and honest Ladies.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • Many times our Poet is caried by some occasion to report of a thing that is maruelous, and then he will seeme not to speake it simply but with some signe of admiration, as in our enterlude called the _Woer_.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • In the middle prospect, oppossite against our going in vpon a degreed regall throne, set full of glystering stones in a maruelous order, farre more excellent then the seat in the temple of _Hercules_ at _Tyre_, of the stone _Eusebes_.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame

  • And if he were not of a maruelous good memory he could not obserue the rime and measures after the distances of your limitation, keeping with all grauitie and good sense in the whole dittie.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • With a discourse of maruelous accidentes, touchinge the same, to the singuler praise and commendation of chaste and honest Ladies.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

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