Of God and His Creatures

'Wondering' here is scarcely the right word: rather 'being surprised,' or 'puzzled.' The mind must view with awe & wonder all great fulfilments whether of the anticipations of science or of the promises of faith. One cannot fancy Newton viewing an eclipse without wonder. A look of wonder is sometimes the last look that comes over the face of the dying.

Of God and His Creatures: 3.101