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The recollection of his confession of the night before was a cause of acute pain to him; the priest had drawn out every ridiculous detail of the affair and in the end had so magnified his sin that he was almost thankful at being afforded a loophole of reparation.
The despotism and hatred of Liberalism which animated the Continental Governments had had the effect of driving to our shores a number of men who might have made excellent citizens were they not soured by the recollection of all that they had undergone.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It would be done so quickly and so naturally, that I daresay the young man himself has no recollection of it.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Moreover, the recollection of the rejection and the part he had played in the affair tortured him with shame.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Darya Alexandrovna shuddered at the mere recollection of the pain from sore breasts which she had suffered with almost every child.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prince Andrew remembered the story of Suvorov giving his saber to Bagration in Italy, and the recollection was particularly pleasant at that moment.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Natasha blushed at that recollection and tried to excuse herself, as if there had been something to be ashamed of in what Prince Andrew had overheard.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
To her impatience and pining for him were now added the unpleasant recollection of her interview with Princess Mary and the old prince, and a fear and anxiety of which she did not understand the cause.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He smiled at the recollection of that time and of his love for Natasha, and passed at once to what now interested him passionately and exclusively.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The sight of them reminded him of all he had experienced and learned during these weeks and this recollection was pleasant to him.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was quiet enough to reassure me, but I have no doubt if I had seen a moderately large wave come tumbling in, I should have taken to my heels, with an awful recollection of her drowned relations.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context