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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • This was one of the most grateful recollections of his youth.
  • But he did not pay much attention to him at the time, and only recollected it afterwards.
  • Alyosha suddenly recollected that on coming out of the summer-house the day before, he had caught a glimpse of an old green low garden-seat among the bushes on the left, by the fence.
  • Instead of doing so, he flew into a great flutter at the recollection of some important business of his own.
  • The Duel _(c) Recollections of Father Zossima’s Youth before he became a Monk.
  • And the word ’contemporary’ might have reminded him of (The Contemporary)—a painful recollection owing to the censorship….
  • They recollected every farthing and included it in the reckoning.
  • They had vivid recollections of how he had bought, three or four weeks ago, wine and goods of all sorts to the value of several hundred roubles, paid for in cash (they would never have let him have anything on credit, of course).
  • The President seemed suddenly to recollect himself.
  • Ivan looked strangely at the towel: recollection seemed to come back to him for an instant.
  • Snegiryov suddenly recollected, "they’ll take away the bed, they’ll take it away," he added as though alarmed that they really would.
  • "Of course, I ought to have guessed," Ivan said in agitation; "and I did guess there was some mischief brewing on your part …. only you are lying, you are lying again," he cried, suddenly recollecting.
  • As he entered his own room he felt something like a touch of ice on his heart, like a recollection or, more exactly, a reminder, of something agonizing and revolting that was in that room now, at that moment, and had been there before.
  • On his asking Alyosha when it was that the prisoner had told him of his hatred for his father and that he might kill him, and whether he had heard it, for instance, at their last meeting before the catastrophe, Alyosha started as he answered, as though only just recollecting and understanding something.
  • Alyosha, carried away himself by his recollection, warmly expressed his theory that this disgrace was probably just that fifteen hundred roubles on him, which he might have returned to Katerina Ivanovna as half of what he owed her, but which he had yet determined not to repay her and to use for another purpose—namely, to enable him to elope with Grushenka, if she consented.

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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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