The “marvellous,” then, can be scientific, religious, or philosophical.
“The marvellous thing about him was that he played it extremely cool,” Mavis said.
Almost half the 60 works in The Age of the marvellous have already sold and it's only been officially open a day.
The Age of the marvellous is curated by London-based American Joseph LaPlaca.
In this perplexity the genius of Mahomet executed a plan of a bold and marvellous cast.
"marvellous, indeed, is the mystery of our being," exclaimed Anaxagoras.
The charm of these marvellous lyrical episodes consists in their perfect simplicity and freedom.
By what marvellous agency did the river force its way between?
You will note, I am sure, Monsieur Herbert, the marvellous carving especially in the dress and about the neck.
And which was to work a marvellous effect on the intestines.
c.1300, "causing wonder," from Old French merveillos "marvelous, wonderful" (Modern French merveilleux), from merveille (see marvel (n.)). Weakened sense of "splendid, very nice" is from 1924. Related: Marvelously.