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.
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.
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.
4 Yet one duty remained to me, the recollection of which finally triumphed over my selfish despair.
5 Oppressed by the recollection of my various misfortunes, I now swallowed double my usual quantity and soon slept profoundly.
6 For a moment only did I lose recollection; I fell senseless on the ground.
7 Even now my blood boils at the recollection of this injustice.
8 As it was, it required but a slight effort of fancy to connect his emotion with the tender recollection of past regard.
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.
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.
11 It was a lucky recollection, all her good spirits were restored by it.
12 He stopt a moment for recollection, and then, with another sigh, went on.
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.
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.
15 They begin to close again, and I begin to nod, as the recollection rises fresh upon me.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME