'No one can have loved him better, no one can hold him in dearer remembrance than I,' I replied.
'- if his faults cannot,' I went on, 'be banished from your remembrance, in such an hour; look at that figure, even as one you have never seen before, and render it some help!'
The sight of this creature, who had nothing of the woman about her, recalled awful remembrances
. He thought how one day, in a less dangerous situation than the one in which he was now placed, he had already endeavored to sacrifice her to his honor.
can be overcome by no change of circumstances or opinions.
I afterwards saw five or six of different ages, the youngest not above two hundred years old, who were brought to me at several times by some of my friends; but although they were told, "that I was a great traveller, and had seen all the world," they had not the least curiosity to ask me a question; only desired "I would give them SLUMSKUDASK," or a token of remembrance
; which is a modest way of begging, to avoid the law, that strictly forbids it, because they are provided for by the public, although indeed with a very scanty allowance.
The table between the windows was covered with work-boxes and netting-boxes which had been given her at different times, principally by Tom; and she grew bewildered as to the amount of the debt which all these kind remembrances
'Much better said, my dear; laid it up as a remembrance
. Well then; I have been thinking if I take any orphan to provide for, let it not be a pet and a plaything for me, but a creature to be helped for its own sake.'
The more vividly my later remembrances of Miss Dunross were associated with the idea of an unutterable bodily affliction, the higher the noble nature of the woman seemed to rise in my esteem.
I am quite ignorant of the remembrances which my unhappy patient may connect with the portrait.
I leave to my intendant Mousqueton all of my clothes, of city, war, or chase, to the number of forty-seven suits, in the assurance that he will wear them till they are worn out, for the love of and in remembrance
of his master.
Angry as the remembrance
still made her, she could not bear that any one else should know it at all, both for Tom's sake and Philip's.
"Miss Havisham," said Joe, with a fixed look at me, like an effort of remembrance, "made it wery partick'ler that we should give her - were it compliments or respects, Pip?"
"And wishing," pursued Joe, with another fixed look at me, like another effort of remembrance, "that the state of Miss Havisham's elth were sitch as would have - allowed, were it, Pip?"
I am trying to separate myself from remembrances--'her voice faltered; she paused to control herself--'from remembrances
,' she resumed,
In less than twenty-four hours, Emily had seen two women shrinking from secret remembrances
of her father--which might well be guilty remembrances--innocently excited by herself!