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  • "No, no," said Dorothea, recollecting herself, and laying her hand on her sister’s a moment, "but he does not talk equally well on all subjects."
  • Mary was in her usual corner, laughing over Mrs. Piozzi’s recollections of Johnson, and looked up with the fun still in her face.
  • They floated in his mind agreeably enough, and as he took up his bed-candle his lips were curled with that incipient smile which is apt to accompany agreeable recollections.
  • The small bequests came first, and even the recollection that there was another will and that poor Peter might have thought better of it, could not quell the rising disgust and indignation.
  • After reading them, she had passed them to her mother, and sat playing with her tea-spoon absently, till with a sudden recollection she returned to her sewing, which she had kept on her lap during breakfast.
  • Plying among his recollections in this way, Mr. Brooke might have got along, easily to himself, and would have come back from the remotest seas without trouble; but a diabolical procedure had been set up by the enemy.
  • I recollect they said that in ’The Edinburgh’ somewhere—it must be true up to a certain point."
  • He was rising to do what Raffles suggested, when the latter said, lifting up his finger as if with a sudden recollection— "I did have another look after Sarah again, though I didn’t tell you; I’d a tender conscience about that pretty young woman.

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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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