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Definitions of Recollected

  1. of Recollect

Usage examples for Recollected

  1. Then he recollected himself, and added, Or perhaps the day may never come. – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope
  2. I recollected quickly enough our old discussion, and the bargain we had made. – Real Ghost Stories by William T. Stead
  3. He made himself so thoroughly the companion of those with whom he happened to be, that they forgot for a time his vast superiority, and only recollected and wondered, when all was over, that it was Scott with whom they had been on such familiar terms, and in whose society they had felt so perfectly at their ease. – Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey by Washington Irving
  4. I know not whether Napoleon recollected the motive assigned by Louis for at first refusing the crown of Holland, namely, the climate of the country, or whether he calculated upon greater submission in another of his brothers; but this is certain, that Joseph was not called from the throne of Naples to the throne of Spain until after the refusal of Louis. – Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v10 by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  5. It will be recollected that when Job rushed with the news to Perker, that gentleman and his clerk broke out into raptuous admiration. – Bardell v. Pickwick by Percy Fitzgerald
  6. Japan, it must be recollected, is in her youth in respect of everything connected with commerce and industry. – The Empire of the East by H. B. Montgomery
  7. A shiver swept over him as he recollected what had occurred the preceding night. – The Blind Lion of the Congo by Elliott Whitney
  8. He recollected himself, or he had not forgotten himself. – Footsteps of Fate by Louis Couperus
  9. She recollected now that between the dining- and the billiard- room was a fairly large conservatory opening on either side into the apartments in question. – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White
  10. It may be recollected that the Bounty was carried away from Otaheite by nine of the mutineers. – The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences by Sir John Barrow
  11. But he, who recollected the mournful fate of his former bird, would not encourage it to any familiarity, till he had claimed the promise of Mr Barlow, in order to preserve it from danger. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  12. Scott laughed, and said he believed I might be in some measure in the right, as he recollected a circumstance in point. – Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey by Washington Irving
  13. Suddenly she recollected that he had also seemed to hint that they were more alarming than Irechester appeared to appreciate; she had not taken much notice of that hint at the time, but now it recurred to her very distinctly. – The Secret of the Tower by Hope, Anthony
  14. It must be recollected that there have not yet elapsed forty years since the discovery of the balloon, and that to perfect it would be a work of difficulty, as much from the increased knowledge which such a work would demand, as from the pecuniary sacrifices and the personal devotion which it would involve. – Wonderful Balloon Ascents or, the Conquest of the Skies by Fulgence Marion
  15. There were many that he recollected having seen that day at Mill Cottage, but the portraits of Mr. Fairfax were all gone. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  16. He laughed at himself as he recollected that in his childhood the May- meadow had been a place of execution. – Landolin by Berthold Auerbach
  17. He recollected the answer now with joy, for he had conceived a daring plan. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  18. She stood and looked at it all, at one thing and the other, half dazzled with the beauty; until she recollected herself, and with a deep sighful expression of thoughts and wishes unknown, turned away to find her path again. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
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