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Her best-selling reminiscences of life in rural Mississippi.
  something remembered from the past; or the act of remembering it
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reminiscences reminiscence
Strongly Associated with:   reminisce, reminiscent
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  • Her best-selling reminiscences of life in rural Mississippi.
  • [He loses himself in reminiscences.]
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
  • There were many tears, but afterward the house rang with laughter as the reminiscences and stories started.
    David Almond  --  Kit’s Wilderness
  • Conscientious to a fault, thoughtful of others, and affectionate within reasonable bounds, he was the kind of father whose idealized image appears in many wistful books of human family reminiscences, but whose real prototype has seldom paced the earth upon two legs.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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  • But Teccam claims that out of all the spirits, only wine is suited to reminiscence.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • A lot in the way of bilious reminiscence has been written about sex by survivors of the fifties, much of it a legitimate lament.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • We passed the rest of the day in pleasant conversation, wandering among his reminiscences of the dear departed days when men were men, and the pernicious weed of civilization was less rampant upon the bonny wild face of the Highlands.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Bobbie tried to let herself be cheered by this heartening reminiscence.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • The poor fellow really felt sad when—melancholy reminiscence of his youth!
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • We indulge in reminiscences.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front

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  • One brief sigh sufficed to carry off the entire burden of these dismal reminiscences.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • And then among them some one would "take a shine" to him, and they would go off together and travel for a week, exchanging reminiscences.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • The little princess, plump and rosy, was sitting in an easy chair with her work in her hands, talking incessantly, repeating Petersburg reminiscences and even phrases.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • I broke into his reminiscences.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • "Dear mother," interposed Renee, "you know very well it was agreed that all these disagreeable reminiscences should forever be laid aside."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • He lapsed into the silence of reminiscence.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • It is clear from the transcript of Bickel’s reminiscences that his interviewer does not quite know what to do with that information.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Hatter considered the sadness, the mournful reminiscence, in the reverend’s tone.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • The history and character of Mr. Bilbo Baggins became once again the chief topic of conversation; and the older folk suddenly found their reminiscences in welcome demand.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • And if you want to cut off the flow of his reminiscences abruptly, you can always do so by asking if there weren’t three manuscript books in the story.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • Maria had never seen Joe so nice to her as he was that night, so full of pleasant talk and reminiscences.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • She had a way of her own of saying things, which spiced her reminiscences of the village and of her springtime.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Harry allowed him thirty seconds of reminiscence before clearing his throat loudly.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • ’Well?’ he said, with a reminiscence of the Psychologist.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • I take it that it was not with the view to indulging in tender reminiscences.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • With him, during some previous period of boyhood reminiscence, of confidences exchanged.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • All were engrossed in early-night reminiscences about dreams, figures, premonitions.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • She felt sometimes that their memories wreaked havoc with their grieving, for despite the heroism that marked their ordeal, their reminiscences were not always rosy.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Her mind seemed wholly taken up with reminiscences of past gaiety, and aspirations after dissipations to come.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • With such reminiscences I repeopled the woods and lulled myself asleep.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • It became a strange sort of hounding as they nudged my skull for my sexual reminiscences.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • This brings up one of my Southern reminiscences, which I will here briefly relate.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • The lobster was instantly surrounded by a halo of pleasing reminiscences, and curiosity about ’the charming young ladies’ diverted his mind from the comical mishap.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • Must ask Ned Lambert to lend me those reminiscences of sir Jonah Barrington.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • For something of this nature I had indeed been prepared, no less by his letter, than by reminiscences of certain boyish traits, and by conclusions deduced from his peculiar physical conformation and temperament.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Fall of the House of Usher
  • So much for art; and, as for history, we have the gossiping reminiscences of the great pillar, still ringing with the tattle of the Patru.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • I was accompanying so-and-so at the time ’ and once he had pinpointed a particular accompaniment by its date, like a milestone at the road-side, he let his memory range on over other and invariably less important reminiscences.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • His face was deeply brown and burnt, making his white teeth dazzling by the contrast; while in the deep shadows of his eyes floated some reminiscences that did not seem to give him much joy.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • His death was, needless to say, a great relief to his children, for the old gentleman was drunk most of the time and when in his cups was apt to forget that he was a retired sea captain and give reminiscences that curled his children’s hair.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • In the evening I used to go back to the prison, and walk up and down the parade with Mr. Micawber; or play casino with Mrs. Micawber, and hear reminiscences of her papa and mama.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • But in favor of foreign travel I would urge the change of habits, the removal from conditions calling up reminiscences.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • Thus encouraged, Mrs. Fowler plunged willingly into reminiscence, conjecture and hearsay.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • We are obliged to become vaguely poetic, or to take refuge in Scriptural reminiscences.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View
  • It was itself like a great human heart, with a life of its own, and full of rich and sombre reminiscences.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • It was warm, and none of them connected her withdrawal with the reminiscences of the dairyman.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • Their common experiences of being stoned by the mob and then tied to columns of pork by Morgan le Fay served as a bond and a topic of reminiscence, as they lay among the dogs at night, for the rest of their lives.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • They have become stout and tedious, and when I meet them they go in at once for reminiscences.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • I only wish to talk a while, pass a moment or two in friendly reminiscence.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • I’ve a perfect album of reminiscences, brother.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • They are reminiscences of the Christminster Colleges.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
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Associated words [difficulty]:   reminiscence [4] , reminisce [4] , reminiscent [3]
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