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Armand Moncharmin, in chapter eleven of his Memoirs, says:
For the rest, in the memoirs of this period, which has left so many memoirs, one does not find this worthy gentleman blamed even by his enemies; and he had many such among men of the pen as well as among men of the sword.
The younger members of the club, humouring the joke, sent a waiter for the 'Peerage'; and read aloud the memoir of the nobleman in question, for the Doctor's benefit-- with illustrative morsels of information interpolated by themselves.
Isabel had barely stated this last afflicting circumstance when the memoirs of Tommie were suddenly cut short by the voice of Lady Lydiard--really calling this time--from the inner room.
To anyone but myself, who had a great love for the sea, the hours would have seemed long and monotonous; but the daily walks on the platform, when I steeped myself in the reviving air of the ocean, the sight of the rich waters through the windows of the saloon, the books in the library, the compiling of my memoirs, took up all my time, and left me not a moment of ennui or weariness.
Athos was in his study, making additions to his memoirs, when Raoul entered, accompanied by Grimaud.
There are many allusions to the subject in memoirs and other unimportant works, but I only know of one where the subject is spoken of definitely.
Last year he sent to me a memoir on this subject, with a request that I would forward it to Sir Charles Lyell, who sent it to the Linnean Society, and it is published in the third volume of the Journal of that Society.
The Flora of the Galapagos Archipelago is the subject of a separate memoir by him, in the 'Linnean Transactions.
Markus Dohle, CEO of Penguin Random House, also opened up about Obama's book and said that it will be different from the usual first-lady memoirs that have been written in the past.
For those who struggle with writing their memoirs or don't know how to start, they're in luck.
A Woman's Life: Pauline Wengeroff and Memoirs of a Grandmother
Mary Karr, who teaches English Literature at Syracuse University, has chronicled her life to date in three acclaimed memoirs: The Liars Club (1995), which follows her hardscrabble Texas childhood; Cherry: A Memoir (2000), about her adolescent coming-of-age; and Lit: A Memoir (2009), about her recovery from alcoholism and conversion to Catholicism.
THE fascinating memoirs of a First World War soldier, who accompanied real-life war horses to the frontline, are now available on the web.
Dembowski; MEMOIRS RED AND WHITE; The University of Notre Dame Press (Nonfiction: Autobiography & Memoir) 25.