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reminiscence
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
something remembered from the past; or the act of remembering it
  • Her mind seemed wholly taken up with reminiscences of past gaiety, and aspirations after dissipations to come.
    Chapter 21 (69% in)
  • The evening arrival at the great town of — scattered these thoughts; night gave them quite another turn: laid down on my traveller's bed, I left reminiscence for anticipation.
    Chapter 22 (32% in)
  • I have a place to repair to, which will be a secure sanctuary from hateful reminiscences, from unwelcome intrusion — even from falsehood and slander.
    Chapter 27 (18% in)
  • I thank Providence, who watched over you, that she then spent her fury on your wedding apparel, which perhaps brought back vague reminiscences of her own bridal days: but on what might have happened, I cannot endure to reflect.
    Chapter 27 (52% in)
  • "Don't talk any more of those days, sir," I interrupted, furtively dashing away some tears from my eyes; his language was torture to me; for I knew what I must do — and do soon — and all these reminiscences, and these revelations of his feelings only made my work more difficult.
    Chapter 27 (72% in)

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