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  • noun Plural form of remembrance.


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  • A FALKLANDS war "hero", who took pride of place at this month's 25th anniversary remembrances, is today exposed as a fraud.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • It will stop bothering me when the number and volume of Carlin remembrances exceed the Russert worship.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • Gradually there dawned upon the curate's mind certain remembrances connected with Joan.

    That Lass o' Lowrie's: A Lancashire Story

  • I now suspect, from certain remembrances, that she and the Green Knight are one and the same person.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • ONE of my most vivid childish remembrances is the length of our winters, the depth of the snows, the raging fury of the storms that used to whirl over the old farm-house, shrieking and piping and screaming round each angle and corner, and thundering down the chimney in a way that used to threaten to topple all down before it.

    Oldtown Folks

  • "That is because instead of frankly seeking to forget, we make the most trivial things a pretext to recall remembrances, which is due above all to the fact that we persist in living amidst the same surroundings in which the beings who have so long been our torment lived.

    Bohemians of the Latin Quarter

  • This summer-house (for such is the signification of the word glorieta in Spanish) recalls remembrances that are not the most agreeable.

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America

  • Besides, solitude is necessary to you, as well as to me -- for _you_ to talk of your hopes for the future, for _me_ to recall remembrances of the past.

    The Wedding Guest

  • While she looked over her portfolio, several of her old sketches recalled remembrances which made her sigh frequently; Miss Clarendon heard her, and said -- "I wish you would cure yourself of that habit of sighing; it is very bad for you."

    Tales and Novels — Volume 10

  • Even were it otherwise, how would you be benefited by recalling remembrances forbidden and prohibited, and which, but for you, had been forgotten.

    The Old Woman


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