"Yes, madame, here I have a right to do so, for it concerns Monsieur d'Artagnan d'Artagnan," he repeated, in such a manner as to bow the regal brow with recollections
of the weak and erring woman.
But the author indulged his recollections
freely when he had fairly entered the door.
I have a recollection
of large, unbending women with great noses and rapacious eyes, who wore their clothes as though they were armour; and of little, mouse-like spinsters, with soft voices and a shrewd glance.
Then all these recollections
began to grow confused and got mixed in his head, and he fell asleep.
To be left to write about it is not, perhaps, the most enviable fate; but the point is that this impression resumes in its intensity the whole recollection
of days and days of desperately dangerous weather.
Aroused by this signal, slight as it was, he sprang upon his feet with a confused recollection
of the self-imposed duty he had assumed with the commencement of the night.
We had experienced homesickness on our journey, the yearning for our own kind and land; and often had I had recollections
of the Swift One, the young female who made soft sounds, whom it was good to be with, and who lived by herself nobody knew where.
Lady Glyde's recollection
of the events which followed her departure from Blackwater Park began with her arrival at the London terminus of the South Western Railway.
The lip of the youth slightly curled, and he regarded the old man with an expression, which might easily have been construed into a declaration that such were not his own recollections
of his venerable and revered ancestor, though it would seem he did not think it necessary to say as much in words.
He remembered his honeymoon and blushed at the recollection
. Particularly vivid, humiliating, and shameful was the recollection
of how one day soon after his marriage he came out of the bedroom into his study a little before noon in his silk dressing gown and found his head steward there, who, bowing respectfully, looked into his face and at his dressing gown and smiled slightly, as if expressing respectful understanding of his employer's happiness.
When from dark error's subjugation My words of passionate exhortation Had wrenched thy fainting spirit free; And writhing prone in thine affliction Thou didst recall with malediction The vice that had encompassed thee: And when thy slumbering conscience, fretting By recollection
's torturing flame, Thou didst reveal the hideous setting Of thy life's current ere I came: When suddenly I saw thee sicken, And weeping, hide thine anguished face, Revolted, maddened, horror-stricken, At memories of foul disgrace.
Sir Nathaniel had a confused recollection
of detail and sequence, though the main facts stood out in his memory boldly and clearly.