RECOLLECTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RECOLLECTION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
recollection
 n.  a memory of something; power of recalling ideas to the mind
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Nothing could equal my delight on seeing Clerval; his presence brought back to my thoughts my father, Elizabeth, and all those scenes of home so dear to my recollection.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  I had an obscure feeling that all was not over and that he would still commit some signal crime, which by its enormity should almost efface the recollection of the past.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 9
3  I must pause here, for it requires all my fortitude to recall the memory of the frightful events which I am about to relate, in proper detail, to my recollection.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
4  Yet one duty remained to me, the recollection of which finally triumphed over my selfish despair.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
5  Oppressed by the recollection of my various misfortunes, I now swallowed double my usual quantity and soon slept profoundly.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
6  For a moment only did I lose recollection; I fell senseless on the ground.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 23
7  Even now my blood boils at the recollection of this injustice.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
8  As it was, it required but a slight effort of fancy to connect his emotion with the tender recollection of past regard.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
9  When breakfast was over she walked out by herself, and wandered about the village of Allenham, indulging the recollection of past enjoyment and crying over the present reverse for the chief of the morning.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
10  Mrs. Palmer laughed heartily at the recollection of their astonishment, and every body agreed, two or three times over, that it had been quite an agreeable surprise.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
11  It was a lucky recollection, all her good spirits were restored by it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27
12  He stopt a moment for recollection, and then, with another sigh, went on.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
13  If I am not deceived by the uncertainty, the partiality of tender recollection, there is a very strong resemblance between them, as well in mind as person.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
14  After a moment's recollection, therefore, concluding that prudence required dispatch, and that her acquiescence would best promote it, she walked silently towards the table, and sat down.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44
15  They begin to close again, and I begin to nod, as the recollection rises fresh upon me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
Example Sentence:
1  The recollection adverse current becomes the river, submerged your me.
2  I have no recollection of meeting her before.
3  To the best of my recollection I was not present at that meeting.
4  The recollection cannot diverge, looks like the shadow to remain.
5  My recollection is that essentially nobody opposed the principle for 7 years.
6  He has episodes where he disappears and when he is found again, he often has no recollection of where he has been.
7  All I recollect is a grey sky.