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recollect
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Great Expectations
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  • "Recollect the admission you have made, and don’t try to go from it presently."
  • Recollect yourself!
  • Too rul loo rul Too rul loo rul —still, in my desire to be wiser, I got this composition by heart with the utmost gravity; nor do I recollect that I questioned its merit, except that I thought (as I still do) the amount of Too rul somewhat in excess of the poetry.
  • I think I recollect though, that you read with his father?
  • I forget in detail what they were, but I have a general recollection that he was to begin with reviving the Drama, and to end with crushing it; inasmuch as his decease would leave it utterly bereft and without a chance or hope.
  • I answered with a constraint I made no attempt to disguise, that I had seen Mr. Jaggers in Miss Havisham’s house on the very day of our combat, but never at any other time, and that I believed he had no recollection of having ever seen me there.
  • I do not recollect that I once saw any change in it for the better; he wasted, and became slowly weaker and worse, day by day, from the day when the prison door closed upon him.
  • Not recollecting myself, I began again that I was much obliged to him for his recommendation— "No, my young friend," he interrupted, shaking his head and frowning and smiling both at once,—"no, no, no; it’s very well done, but it won’t do; you are too young to fix me with it.

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  • I think I recollect that she was away at college that year.
  • I don’t recollect her name, but I’d recognize her.

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