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recollect
used in Of Human Bondage

18 uses
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Definition
to remember — especially experiences from long ago
  • Two years before Philip had been sent down to stay at the vicarage after an attack of chicken-pox; but there remained with him a recollection of an attic and a large garden rather than of his uncle and aunt.
    3-4 — Chapters 3-4 (7% in)
  • It looked like the work of a child of five, but a child would have had some naivete and might at least have made an attempt to put down what he saw; but here was the work of a vulgar mind chock full of recollections of vulgar pictures.
    45-46 — Chapters 45-46 (94% in)
  • He recollected Cronshaw's whimsical metaphor of the Persian carpet; he had thought of it often; but Cronshaw with his faun-like humour had refused to make his meaning clear: he repeated that it had none unless one discovered it for oneself.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (82% in)
  • He remembered her insolence; sometimes he had felt inclined to box her ears; and suddenly, he knew not why, perhaps it was the thought of hitting her or the recollection of her tiny, beautiful ears, he was seized by an uprush of emotion.
    57-58 — Chapters 57-58 (40% in)
  • Weaving into his own recollections the adventures of Mimi and Rodolphe, of Musette and the rest of them, he poured into Mildred's ears a story of poverty made picturesque by song and laughter, of lawless love made romantic by beauty and youth.
    63-64 — Chapters 63-64 (8% in)
  • Then he made plans for the future, the same plans over and over again, interrupted by recollections of kisses on her soft pale cheek and by the sound of her voice with its trailing accent; he had a great deal of work to do, since in the summer he was taking chemistry as well as the two examinations he had failed in.
    63-64 — Chapters 63-64 (51% in)
  • The recollection of Mildred remained with him all the time, like an incorporated form, but more substantial than a shadow; and the sight continually distracted his attention.
    69-70 — Chapters 69-70 (64% in)
  • He was so grateful that he could show his love for her by recollecting every whim she had.
    71-72 — Chapters 71-72 (50% in)
  • He recollected her solicitude for his welfare and her interest in all that concerned him.
    79-80 — Chapters 79-80 (21% in)
  • He pictured himself rowing with her on the river on Sundays; he would take her to Greenwich, he had never forgotten that delightful excursion with Hayward, and the beauty of the Port of London remained a permanent treasure in his recollection; and on the warm summer afternoons they would sit in the Park together and talk: he laughed to himself as he remembered her gay chatter, which poured out like a brook bubbling over little stones, amusing, flippant, and full of character.
    79-80 — Chapters 79-80 (26% in)
  • For a moment he remembered all the anguish he had suffered on her account, and he was sick with the recollection of his pain.
    89-90 — Chapters 89-90 (77% in)
  • But it was no more than recollection.
    89-90 — Chapters 89-90 (77% in)
  • The recollection of her suffering and of his own humiliation seemed to render more overwhelming the compassion he felt now.
    89-90 — Chapters 89-90 (85% in)
  • Philip laughed with pleasure at the recollection, and Mildred laughed too.
    95-96 — Chapters 95-96 (87% in)
  • The expense had worried him, and now the recollection of Mildred would be in them always.
    97-98 — Chapters 97-98 (42% in)
  • His recollections filled him with nausea, and as he walked across the Thames he drew himself aside in an instinctive withdrawal from his thought of her.
    109-110 — Chapters 109-110 (5% in)
  • It was irritating not to recollect his name.
    111-112 — Chapters 111-112 (94% in)
  • His recollection dwelt now and then on old friends, but he made no effort to see them.
    115-116 — Chapters 115-116 (45% in)

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