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reflections
as in:  share my reflections about it


In this passage, the author shares some of her reflections on life as a waitress.
  thoughts or memories
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Strongly Associated with:   reflect
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  • In this passage, the author shares some of her reflections on life as a waitress.
  • I lead a hectic life, but when I retire I want to slow down, reflect, and possibly write a book with some of my reflections.
  • Pursuing these reflections, I thought that if I could bestow animation upon lifeless matter, I might in process of time (although I now found it impossible) renew life where death had apparently devoted the body to corruption.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • These are the reflections of the first days; but when the lapse of time proves the reality of the evil, then the actual bitterness of grief commences.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein

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  • I threw myself into the chaise that was to convey me away and indulged in the most melancholy reflections.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • Such were my reflections as I commenced my journey; but as I proceeded, my spirits and hopes rose.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • I had sufficient leisure for these and many other reflections during my journey to Ingolstadt, which was long and fatiguing.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • These reflections determined me, and I resolved to remain silent.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • I feel exquisite pleasure in dwelling on the recollections of childhood, before misfortune had tainted my mind and changed its bright visions of extensive usefulness into gloomy and narrow reflections upon self.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • Such were my reflections during the first two or three days of my residence at Ingolstadt, which were chiefly spent in becoming acquainted with the localities and the principal residents in my new abode.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein

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  • These reflections have dispelled the agitation with which I began my letter, and I feel my heart glow with an enthusiasm which elevates me to heaven, for nothing contributes so much to tranquillize the mind as a steady purpose—a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • I cannot describe to you the agony that these reflections inflicted upon me; I tried to dispel them, but sorrow only increased with knowledge.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • Sometimes, with my sails set, I was carried by the wind; and sometimes, after rowing into the middle of the lake, I left the boat to pursue its own course and gave way to my own miserable reflections.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • I learned from Werter’s imaginations despondency and gloom, but Plutarch taught me high thoughts; he elevated me above the wretched sphere of my own reflections, to admire and love the heroes of past ages.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • These were my first reflections, but I soon learned that Mr. Kirwin had shown me extreme kindness.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • More than once the agitation into which these reflections threw me made my friends dread a dangerous relapse.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • And you, my friend, would be far more amused with the journal of Clerval, who observed the scenery with an eye of feeling and delight, than in listening to my reflections.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • These were the reflections of my hours of despondency and solitude; but when I contemplated the virtues of the cottagers, their amiable and benevolent dispositions, I persuaded myself that when they should become acquainted with my admiration of their virtues they would compassionate me and overlook my personal deformity.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
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