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.
They then retired within the walls, and first offering up their thanksgivings for past mercies, and petitioning for a continuance of the Divine favor throughout the coming night, they laid their tender forms on the fragrant couch, and in spite of recollections
and forebodings, soon sank into those slumbers which nature so imperiously demanded, and which were sweetened by hopes for the morrow.
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.
From this point her recollections
were found to be confused, fragmentary, and difficult to reconcile with any reasonable probability.
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 told some amusing plantation experiences, recollections
of old Iberville and his youth, when he hunted `possum in company with some friendly darky; thrashed the pecan trees, shot the grosbec, and roamed the woods and fields in mischievous idleness.
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.
The cause of your recollection
, so far as hitherto observ able phenomena are concerned, consists both of the peat smoke
It was only occasionally that the recollection
came to vex him that this could not last, that--since his Uncle Ira had played him false--he must return anon to the place whence he had come.