He had certain recollections of racing in what he called "the good old times" when the Lecompte stables flourished, and he drew upon this fund of memories so that he might not be left out and seem wholly devoid of the modern spirit.
He told some amusing plantation experiences, recollections of old Iberville and his youth, when he hunted ’possum in company with some friendly darky; thrashed the pecan trees, shot the grosbec, and roamed the woods and fields in mischievous idleness.
Nice thing for a woman to say to her husband!" exclaimed Mr. Pontellier, fuming anew at the recollection.
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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.