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The Scarlet Letter
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reminiscence
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • One brief sigh sufficed to carry off the entire burden of these dismal reminiscences.
  • His reminiscences of good cheer, however ancient the date of the actual banquet, seemed to bring the savour of pig or turkey under one’s very nostrils.
  • Reminiscences, the most trifling and immaterial, passages of infancy and school-days, sports, childish quarrels, and the little domestic traits of her maiden years, came swarming back upon her, intermingled with recollections of whatever was gravest in her subsequent life; one picture precisely as vivid as another; as if all were of similar importance, or all alike a play.
  • Hurrying along the street, the Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale encountered the eldest female member of his church, a most pious and exemplary old dame, poor, widowed, lonely, and with a heart as full of reminiscences about her dead husband and children, and her dead friends of long ago, as a burial-ground is full of storied gravestones.

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  • Her best-selling reminiscences of life in rural Mississippi.
  • [He loses himself in reminiscences.]
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman

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