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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of marvel.

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Examples

  • The Caliph again marvelled at her words so eloquently spoken by one so young; and the doctor pursued, “O damsel, with what do we know Almighty Allah?”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The Chamberlain marvelled at this; and when the troops saw him, there detached itself from amongst them a plump of five hundred cavaliers, who fell upon him and his suite and surrounded them, five for one; whereupon said he to them, “What is the matter and what are these troops, that ye do this with us?”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • But presently there came forth from the jar a smoke which spired heavenwards into aether (whereat he again marvelled with mighty marvel), and which trailed along earth’s surface till presently, having reached its full height, the thick vapour condensed, and became an Ifrit, huge of bulk, whose crest touched the clouds while his feet were on the ground.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • "Who touched me?" and calling the woman out from the crowd to acknowledge her blessing (Mark v. 30-34); when the centurion urged Jesus to heal his boy without taking the trouble to come to his house, Jesus "marvelled" at his faith (Matt.viii. 10); when he came to Bethany, assured of his

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  • Bengel beautifully remarks, Jesus "marvelled" only at two things -- faith and unbelief (see Lu 7: 9).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • There is another limitation of Christ's nature, He wondered as at an astonishing and unexpected thing, We read that He 'marvelled' twice: once at great faith, once at great unbelief.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Mark

  • She went over to the Netherlands and "marvelled" at how people there are "able to live with so much less stuff than we do here in the US."

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  • Gone are the days when foreign journalists marvelled at the cafe bars that were gently misted in various spots in upscale Khartoum and Omdurman.

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  • England's victory over Australia in the Ashes series in 2005 especially enthralled him, and we marvelled at Welsh fast bowler Simon Jones's then novel 'reverse swing' technique.

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  • The size of a football, the same near oval shape, he held it in his lap and marvelled at its shine.

    The creature in the coal

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