She said it with a taunting pride in the midst of her frenzy - for it was little less - yet with an eager remembrance
of it, in which the smouldering embers of a gentler feeling kindled for the moment.
Milady at these words, which recalled frightful remembrances
, hung down her head with a suppressed groan.
Had I died,-- in what peculiar misery should I have left you, my nurse, my friend, my sister!--You, who had seen all the fretful selfishness of my latter days; who had known all the murmurings of my heart!--How should I have lived in YOUR remembrance
!--My mother too!
They have no remembrance
of anything but what they learned and observed in their youth and middle-age, and even that is very imperfect; and for the truth or particulars of any fact, it is safer to depend on common tradition, than upon their best recollections.
Her plants, her books-- of which she had been a collector from the first hour of her commanding a shilling--her writing-desk, and her works of charity and ingenuity, were all within her reach; or if indisposed for employment, if nothing but musing would do, she could scarcely see an object in that room which had not an interesting remembrance
connected with it.
'Laid it up as a remembrance
,' suggested Bella, musingly.
Tell the stranger who sent her his portrait that her last moments were joyful moments, through his remembrance
of her as expressed by his gift.
The quiet I began to enjoy did not make me lose the remembrance
of my brethren whom I had left languishing among the rocks of Abyssinia, or groaning in the prisons of Suaquem, whom since I could not set at liberty without the viceroy's assistance, I went to implore it, and did not fail to make use of every motive which could have any influence.
"Would you like to carry away more than the remembrance
?" said Captain Nemo.
Children of neighboring families, their affection was older even than their school-days; it seemed an innate principle, interfused among all their sentiments and feelings, and not so much a distinct remembrance
, as connected with their whole volume of remembrances
"As to my personal or movable property, so called because it can be moved, as is so well explained by my learned friend the bishop of Vannes - " (D'Artagnan shuddered at the dismal remembrance
attached to that name) - the procureur continued imperturbably - "they consist - "
Her mind glanced back once or twice to the time when she had courted privation, when she had thought all longing, all impatience was subdued; but that condition seemed irrecoverably gone, and she recoiled from the remembrance