marveller

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n marveller someone filled with admiration and awe; someone who wonders at something
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Quotations

  • Hazel Scott
    Hazel Scott
    “There's a time when you have to explain to your children why they're born, and it's a marvelous thing if you know the reason by then.”
  • Franklin P. Jones
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    “Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.”
  • Joseph Stowell
    Joseph Stowell
    “God has marvelous ways of taking our worst tragedies and turning them into His most glorious triumphs.”
  • Monica Baldwin
    Monica Baldwin
    “What makes humility so desirable is the marvelous thing it does to us; it creates in us a capacity for the closest possible intimacy with God.”
  • Elie Wiesel
    Elie%20Wiesel
    “I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.”
  • Katherine Mansfield
    Katherine%20Mansfield
    “Life never becomes a habit to me. It's always a marvel.”

Usage

In literature:

But the adventure of encountering the artist of one's own time is that of finding the most marvelous of aids, corroboration.
"Musical Portraits" by Paul Rosenfeld
The great thinkers of the age believe that the world is one marvellous blending of innumerable and varied voices.
"The Human Side of Animals" by Royal Dixon
It is marvellous, Monsieur le Colonel, marvellous; it is entrancing; a-ha!
"On the Fringe of the Great Fight" by George G. Nasmith
I marvel if thy brother may read in the stars our happy meeting.
"Alroy The Prince Of The Captivity" by Benjamin Disraeli
What a marvellously complex weapon is the 'sting' of the bee!
"Chatterbox, 1905." by Various
This region of the marvellous, however, only affects De Foe's novels in a subordinate degree.
"Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)" by Leslie Stephen
What a fortune he possesses in the marvelous mechanism of his body and mind.
"How to Succeed" by Orison Swett Marden
What a marvelous conception of the power of life!
"Quiet Talks on Power" by S.D. Gordon
The Commandant seated himself; ate, drank, and marvelled.
"Major Vigoureux" by A. T. Quiller-Couch
It was no time for marvelling by what strange chance I had been brought there to hear what I did.
"Sir Ludar" by Talbot Baines Reed
What's ado, I marvel?
"All's Well" by Emily Sarah Holt
What they can do in it, and with it, appeared to me at times perfectly marvellous.
"By Canoe and Dog-Train" by Egerton Ryerson Young
In the following number there was a difficulty which it was marvelous should not oftener have occurred to him in this form of publication.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
Her marble palaces also made him marvel, so white they glittered in the sun.
"Stories of Siegfried" by Mary MacGregor
They bent down to their work and snatched the red and yellow ears bare of their frosty husks with marvelous dexterity.
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland
The marvelous frame of the man, in which beat a heart too big for the sordid passions of the flesh, trembled as he walked.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
I marvelled that stores so numerous and varied could have come out of Werrina.
"The Record of Nicholas Freydon" by A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
The result is truly marvellous.
"Solaris Farm" by Milan C. Edson
I have often marveled how any author got his first chance.
"The Silent Barrier" by Louis Tracy
And Richard marvelled that once his life had found rest in hawking and sword-play.
"God Wills It!" by William Stearns Davis
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In poetry:

Now the hour is,
Here the place is,
Here am I who saw thee here.
Evening darkens
All is still and marvellous,
Now the sharp stars in the deep sky peer.
"Nightfall" by John Freeman
So hearts that are fainting
Grow full to o'erflowing,
And they that behold it
Marvel, and know not
That God at their fountains
Far off has been raining!
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XXII. -- The Nun Of Nida" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What marvel, then, that I was stirred
Within that narrow clanging clime;
That through my songs there should be heard
The ring of wheels within their rhyme.
"A City Reverie" by Alexander Anderson
Hail Criticus! thou marvel of the age!
Oh! thou wilt fire her with a noble rage!
Oh! thou her song wilt kindly patronize,
And make her honored in the nation's eyes.
"Criticus" by James Avis Bartley
I marvel if my heart,
Hath any room apart,
Built secretly its mystic walls within;
With subtly warded key.
Ne'er yielded unto me--
Where even I have surely never been.
"The Hidden Room" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
And visions of the sky as of a cup
Hailing down light on pagan Pharaoh’s sand,
And quivering air-waves trembling up and up,
And blank stone faces marvellously bland.
"Sand Martins" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

8-11, 15-17: The Marvelous Wonderettes opens at Springer Opera House.
Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie are the creative team for the story promoted with the fourth Marvel NOW.
Freshly released snippets of the Marvel superhero flick tease both action and quip-a-minute dialogue.
The all-star Marvel epic teases another scene ahead of its May 4 release date.
'Take This Lollipop ' asks permission to scan your Facebook page and, in turn, does a marvelous job at delivering your own private horror film.
Madman creator Mike Allred never thought a fan letter to Daredevil would lead to him drawing Marvel Comics' resident blind superhero.
I love the Blade comic books, starting with his debut in Marvel's Tomb of Dracula in the 1970s.
Happy hippie surfer chick from mischievous marvelous magical maui.
The 14 visitors marveled at the aquarium exhibits, working labs, shark tank and touch pools.
The Disney Co.'s acquisition of Lucasfilm, like its gobbling up of Marvel Comics three years ago, underlines the startling degree to which branding has replaced filmmaking.
The summer's first blockbuster, 'Thor,' takes a character from the Norse pantheon to the big screen – by way of the Marvel stable of superheroes.
Seriously thinking about the whole cloning concept right now: Wouldn't it be marvelous if we could have just a simple body clone to perform one or two other functions in our lives.
The James Avenue Pumping Station was an engineering marvel of the early 20th century.
The Mighty Hardrocker Cash Money & Marvelous 1988 Instrumental.
Marvel Superheroes Get Ren & Stimpy Treatment.
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In science:

It would be marvellous if the program surveyed here carries over; this happens for the finite affine groups [F9].
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
For the SK-model, a marvellous theory has been introduced by Giorgio Parisi in the 1970’s, cfr. for more on this , which has been further developed by many.
On a nonhierarchical version of the Generalized Random Energy Model. II. Ultrametricity
The authors thank Seth Marvel, Joel Nishimura and Steve Strogatz for helpful conversations.
Construction and Analysis of Random Networks with Explosive Percolation
There are indeed some experimental measurements to explain why a piano can sing so marvelously, and some theoretical analyses that refer to nonlinearity or more complex aspects.
Analysis on the relations between piano touch and tone
He reduced the definition to a finite level situation using a marvelous theorem of Frobenius descent, and proved Bernstein’s inequality by using Kashiwara’s theorem.
Rings of microdifferential operators for arithmetic $\mathscr{D}$-modules
It is unfortunate that none of the authors cites the marvelous investigations of the great British number theorist A. E.
The AGM Simple Pendulum
The total extent of the H2O maser spot distribution is about 120 mas, which is consistent with previous studies from VLBI observations (Marvel, 1996; Nagayama et al., 2008).
The Distance and Size of the Red Hypergiant NML Cyg from VLBA and VLA Astrometry
However, the NW and SE maser features were not detected in our VLBA nor in previous VLBI observations (Marvel, 1996; Nagayama et al., 2008).
The Distance and Size of the Red Hypergiant NML Cyg from VLBA and VLA Astrometry
Similar honeycomb lattice structure of the two systems let them share most of their marvellous physical properties, including gapless Dirac fermions at the Brillouin-Zone corner, and the quantum spin Hall effect when spin-orbital coupling turns on16,17 .
d+id' Chiral Superconductivity in Bilayer Silicene
This marvelous symmetry of U (1) gauge field theory seems at first sight to break down for non-abelian theories with gauge groups like U (N ).
Lectures on D-branes, Gauge Theory and M(atrices)
It would be marvelous if string theory, which promises to provide a unique and consistent theory of quantum gravity, could meaningfully engage this question.
Future Summary
Ray Freeman’s “Spin Choreography ” gives a marvelous and int uitive overview of highresolution solution NMR techniques and spin dynamics [Fre97]. I found it the most helpful textbook for the NMR techniques underlying chapter 4. A classic and comprehensive treatise of NMR is Ernst, Bodenhausen and Wokaun [EBW87].
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution
The precision that can be reached on β and γ using various techniques accessible at a super B factory is most impressive. A lot of marvelous physics can be done once such measurements will be at hand.
The Physics Case for an e^+ e^- Super B-Factory
The weather, uncharacteristically grey during the first days, has cleared up for the free afternoon, allowing the participants to spread along the sea and in the marvelous wilderness of Marseille’s “Calanques”.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
There is no reason that neutron and neutrino programs should not coexist: both benefit from intensity upgrades. I find it surprising, in view of the marvelous neutrino physics legacy of Los Alamos, that the community has not fought harder to keep the LAMPF/LANSCE neutrino program alive.
Symposium Summary and Outlook: Twenty Years of Meson Factory Physics
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