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reminiscence
used in The Mill on the Floss

3 uses
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Definition
something remembered from the past; or the act of remembering it
  • But the Duke of Wellington was really alive, and Bony had not been long dead; therefore Mr. Poulter's reminiscences of the Peninsular War were removed from all suspicion of being mythical.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — "The Young Idea" (53% in)
  • Bob's juvenile history, so far as it had come under Mr. Tulliver's knowledge, was recalled with that sense of astonishing promise it displayed, which is observable in all reminiscences of the childhood of great men.
    5.6 — Book 5 Chapter 6 — The Hard-Won Triumph (91% in)
  • Tom knew that the affair his uncle had to speak of was not urgent; Mr. Deane was too shrewd and practical a man to allow either his reminiscences or his snuff to impede the progress of trade.
    6.5 — Book 6 Chapter 5 — Showing That Tom Had Opened the Oyster (23% in)

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