Definition of Marvels
1. Noun. (plural of marvel) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of marvel) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Marvels
1. marvel [v] - See also: marvel
Lexicographical Neighbors of Marvels
Literary usage of Marvels
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Arthurian Tales: The Greatest of Romances which Recount the Noble and by Thomas Malory, Ernest Rhys (1906)
"Then King Arthur spake first and said : "By God, fair fellows and lords, we have seen this day marvels ; but or night I suppose we shall see greater marvels ..."
2. London Society edited by James Hogg, Florence Marryat (1875)
"Truly it was an astounding one : there was, ' Prairie-hen, whole bird, 10d. ; hashed venison, Ы. ; hashed duck, 10d.,' and similar marvels of cheapness. ..."
3. Tʻoung pao by Demiéville, Paul, Jan Julius Lodewijk Duyvendak, Paul Pelliot, Henri Cordier, Gustaaf Schlegel, Edouard Chavannes (1903)
"The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, concerning the Kingdoms and marvels of the East. Translated and edited, with Notes, by Col. Sir Henry Yule. ..."
4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Some of the large plates are perfect marvels of decorative beauty of the most refined and graceful kind. ..."
5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"For the ability to behold these astounding marvels, a certain preparation is necessary, bearing, superficially considered, some resemblance to Mesmerism. ..."
6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"Three elements common to all post-Vedic about to die there were marvels, and the course of nature was again disturbed, until the Tathagata passed to Nirvana ..."
7. Catalogueby Brown University, Brown University Class of 1838, Washburn Observatory, Library, Manton Free Library, Exeter, R.I. Manton Free Library, Colorado State Library, Class of 1838, Woodman Astronomical Library, Exeter (R.I.), Liverpool (England) by Brown University, Brown University Class of 1838, Washburn Observatory, Library, Manton Free Library, Exeter, R.I. Manton Free Library, Colorado State Library, Class of 1838, Woodman Astronomical Library, Exeter (R.I.), Liverpool (England) (1884)
"Freaks and marvels of Plant Life ; or, illus  С 1638 Curiosities of Vegetation, pp. «¡¡+463, Illustrations of British Fungi ..."