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Wonder, vb. 1) to be surprised, to marvel: Ado III, 2, 115. Mids. V, 129. As I, 1, 164. Shr. IV, 5, 63. With an inf.: “--s to hear thee speak of Naples,” Tp. I, 2, 432. With a clause: Gent. I, 3, 4. Err. V, 13. Ado I, 1, 117. I, 3, 11. II, 3, 8. Merch. III, 3, 8. All's V, 3, 155. H4A IV, 3, 16. R3 III, 2, 26. H8 I, 1, 54. III, 2, 374 etc. The clause with an interrog. pronoun or adverb: Gent. V, 4, 169. Meas. II, 2, 187. As III, 2, 181. All's II, 1, 93. Tw. III, 4, 165. Wint. V, 2, 184. H6C IV, 5, 2. Troil. IV, 5, 211 etc.
With “at:” Lucr. 1845. Wiv. IV, 6, 13. Meas. III, 1, 191. Err. IV, 2, 47. Ado III, 3, 123. Mids. II, 2, 6. V, 128. V, 128 All's IV, 1, 95. Tw. I, 5, 210. H4A III, 2, 29. H6C I, 4, 131. V, 4, 57. Tit. III, 1, 135. Rom. III, 5, 119. Cymb. V, 3, 53.54 etc. Per. II, 3, 63.(*)
With of: “I w. of their being here together,” Mids. IV, 1, 136 (Q2 Ef of this being etc.). on't == of it: “I w. on't,” Tim. III, 4, 10.
Trans.: “--ing each other's chance,” Lucr. 1596.
2) to admire: “have eyes to w., but lack tongues to praise,” Sonn. 106, 14. “grown in grace equal with --ing,” Wint. IV, 1, 25. “her words . . . makes me from --ing fall to weeping joys,” H6B I, 1, 34. With at: “whereat the impartial gazer late did w.” Ven. 748. “nor did I w. at the lily's white,” Sonn. 98, 9. “not --ing at the present nor the past,” 123, 10. “are these the breed of wits so --ed at?” LLL V, 2, 266. that he (the sun) “may be more --ed at,” H4A I, 2, 225. “w. at him,” H5 III, 7, 41.
3) I w. == I should like to know: “and w. what they were,” LLL V, 2, 304. “I w. if Titania be awaked,” Mids. III, 2, 1. “I w. if the lion be to speak,” V, 153. “I w. what it bodes,” Shr. V, 2, 107. “a boy or a child, I w.?” Wint. III, 3, 71. “I w. how the king escaped our hands,” H6C I, 1, 1. II, 1, 1. “he --s to what end you have assembled such troops,” R3 III, 7, 84.
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