Phrases with "forget"

Never forgethowever fresh and charming these plants appear to you now, in the future they will be your deadliest rivals and enemies. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

Please don’t forget to keep me au courant of your movements in re Jan., &c. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

George Eliot I won’t forgive him! I wish he might be punished with shame till his own son ‘ud like to forget him. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

To the student I would say, that however plain and simple may be our teaching, he must expect to forget much which he follows intelligently in the lecture-room. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Then, too, allow me to observe that you pay no attention to logical reasoning, and seem to forget what you ought most to remember. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

Jane Austen I shall never forget her appearance this morning. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [1813]

Kate Chopin At mention of Joçint’s name he reddened: then followed the acknowledgment that the youth in question had caused him to lose his temper and forget his dignity during the afternoon. At Fault by Kate Chopin

Mark Twain It is hard to forget repulsive things. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

I forget all the other good things he did; but he ended by shooting himself through the head in his bed-room, and that was not the worst thing ever he did. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Ann Radcliffe I forget that even now, perhaps, I am like thee abandoned to dangers, from which I have no friend to succour me. The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe [1791]

Anthony Trollope You forget that I have a father and mother. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Henry Handel Richardson True, Miss Biddons rather spoilt things at the end by saying: “Now mind you don’t forget your steps in the waltz. Growing Pains by Henry Handel Richardson

Charles Dickens But what avail they? Who gets in by a nod, and shows their secret working to us? Inspector Field. Don’t forget the old Farm House, Parker! Parker is not the man to forget it. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

Robert Louis Stevenson A man cannot forget that he is not superintended, and serves mankind on parole. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

He wouldn’t let me forget how imaginative he was, and your imaginative people swing farther in any direction, as if given a longer scope of cable in the uneasy anchorage of life. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

Elizabeth Gaskell He took opium, because it made him forget for a time more effectually than drink; and, besides, it was more portable. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

The major said to me afterwards that he had formerly been in the—I forget which—regiment. Featherston’s Story by Ellen Wood [1889]

Algernon Blackwood I shall never forget that day. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

George Gissing You prefer your books to society, and perhaps rightly; but that must not bring you to forget that you are heiress to a large fortune, and—and that other people—our friends—are well aware of it. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Radclyffe Hall Those had been terrible years and she had set herself to forget them, with a fair amount of success. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

He’s got a fright he won’t forget in a hurry, for Captain Ellis would kick him out into the middle of Asia . The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad [1917]

Jules Verne Lord Glenarvan did not forget that his wife was the daughter of a great traveler, and he thought it likely that she would inherit her father’s predilections. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

Andrew Lang If you can only make her laugh your fortune is made; then I beg you won’t forget your old friend. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Dear Judith, think of me kindly, but better to forget me. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Clever women can’t forget their cleverness, they carry it as badly as a boy does his wine, and are about as dangerous. The Black Mask by E. W. Hornung [1901]

Henry James All the same don’t forget that you’re youngblessedly young; be glad of it on the contrary and live up to it. The Ambassadors by Henry James [1903]

But I was in a mood to transgress all rules and even to forget the rights of lovers. That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green

The air is so cool here that you forget how hot the sun is. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

H. Rider Haggard I hope you won’t have done the same, Angela.” “Oh, Arthur, why will you so often make me angry by saying such things? The sun will forget to shine before I forget you. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

Anthony Trollope It is not only that you have much to learn, but you have much to forget also. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

A little later, I forget how, I learned that it was not after all ‘Mrs. Form’ who would do the beating. Collected Essays by George Orwell

Arthur Conan Doyle Then, again, we must not forget that these people have a trick of murdering their prisoners when they think that there is a chance of a rescue. The Tragedy of the Korosko by Arthur Conan Doyle [1898]

George Gissing Don’t forget to insist on that when you reprove Mr Whelpdale; no doubt it will impress him. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Sinclair Lewis You forget how hard the work is here. Land by Sinclair Lewis

Elizabeth Von Arnim Frederick continued, therefore, with greater and greater warmth and growing delight to kiss his wife, and the mere holding of her in his arms caused him to forget everything else. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1922]

Anthony Trollope Then, if the Marquis would be generous, some young Earl, or at least a Baron, might be induced to forget the “postman,” and to take the noble lily, soiled, indeed, but made gracious by gilding. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Wilkie Collins I appeal confidently to your kindness, for I don’t forget that you kissed me at parting. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

Rudyard Kipling But I want to hear more tales — more tales!’ He seemed to forget that even subalterns might have engagements of their own. Many Inventions by Rudyard Kipling [1893]

Yes, at that blithesome bridal, Mary herself shall forget the weight of sorrows, and the toil of state, and herself once more lead a measure. Sir Walter Scott by Richard H. Hutton [1878]

Well, don’t forget Boston when you want another engagement. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

George Gissing Be content to forget whatever wrong has been done you. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Nathaniel Hawthorne Oh that it were permitted me to forget her woeful look when I thus withdrew my arm and left her journeying through the dark valley alone! for her soul was faint and she had leaned upon my prayers. Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1842]

Robert Louis Stevenson But my own design, which is to represent the man, would be very ill carried out if I suffered myself or my reader to forget that he was, first of all and last of all, an engineer. Records of a Family of Engineers by Robert Louis Stevenson

Edith Wharton But to hold the letter was like holding a venomous snake — she wanted to exterminate it, to forget that she had ever seen the blotted repulsive characters. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

I shall never forget that night after Dayus had left me in my room. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Anne Bronte That last look of hers had sunk into my heart; I could not forget it. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte [1848]

Henry Handel Richardson Once she was there, though, it was impossible to forget Tilly, even for an hour. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

Caroline Lamb He appeared indeed wholly to forget himself; and was ever more eager in the interests of others than his own. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

Work for others, interest in others, that is what you need, what I need, what we all need to take us out of ourselves, to make us forget our own misery. The Lowest Rung by Mary Cholmondeley [1908]

He had begun to feel that his health was shaken, and he tried to forget for a time his devouring avocations. Lodore by Mary Shelley

While idly watching the people coming in, I saw a gentleman pass by me up the aisle, who made me forget all the others. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

You forget that I am a private detective in a very extensive way. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

H. G. Wells I forget now why my uncle came in to us instead of going straight home, but it was not a very unusual thing for him to do so. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

Edgar Rice Burroughs I warned him, however, not to be too ambitious, and to forget about dreadnoughts and armored cruisers for a while and build instead a few small sailing-boats that could be manned by four or five men. Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1923]

Joseph Furphy His fidelity to B—— Station is like that which ought to distinguish somebody’s wife — I forget whose, but no matter. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Anthony Trollope I don’t think you will quite forget me; but I shall never expect or even hope to see you again. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton Susy, meeting her eyes, looked into them down a long vista of favours bestowed, and perceived that Ursula was not the woman to forget on which side the obligation lay between them. The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton [1922]

Louisa May Alcott I’m apt to forget my resolutions, but if I had something always about me to remind me, I guess I should do better. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Sinclair Lewis Jealous when I realize, and God knows I try and forget it, that you’ve had so many experiences with women that I don’t even know about. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis

Even this one could not forget his epaulettes when talking to him. The Rover by Joseph Conrad [1923]

Algernon Blackwood She did not forget to show her pretty stockings as well. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

They wouldn’t be likely to boast about it, would they? “For myself,” he pursued, in a sort of vindictive, malevolent whine, “if anybody murdered me I would not let him forget it. The Black Mate by Joseph Conrad [1908]

Gowing left a message in the evening, that we were not to forget next Saturday. Carrie amusingly said: “As he has never asked any friends before, we are not likely to forget it. The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith

Henry David Thoreau In my afternoon walk I would fain forget all my morning occupations and my obligations to society. Walking by Henry David Thoreau [1862]

E. F. Benson It is hard to forget a thing we have got by heart. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

G. K. Chesterton It enabled him to survive as a certain sort of freethinker; one who, unlike his more familiar fellows, is not so intoxicated with freedom as to forget to think. Robert Louis Stevenson by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

He read there her resolve that she would act loyally, but that at the same time she would never forget him who had so irresistibly gained her heart. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

Wilkie Collins The best thing you can do for both of us is to forget me. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Willa Cather He would never forget the Cure’s hands, his dim, suffering eyes. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

H. G. Wells Trust Handon not to forget him. The Brothers by H. G. Wells [1938]

Charles Dickens Lord, you’ll forget us easily in six months!’ ‘If I do — But you know better; why should I speak to you!’ said Alfred, laughing. The Battle of Life by Charles Dickens [1846]

Virginia Woolf There’s the Maze, there’s a nice place for having tea — I forget what they call it — and then, if the young man knows his business he contrives to take his lady upon the river. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

Edith Wharton You forget how long ago my husband died. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

Sinclair Lewis For a whole half hour she was able to forget her father and Buck in prison, and what seemed to her something like madness in Mary’s increasing restlessness. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

Robert Green Ingersoll If you will forget what is past, we will gild you over brighter again than before. The Gods by Robert Green Ingersoll

So far from pressing on the work of civilization, with the Philosophes, let us try to forget that we are civilized and be natural instead. Landmarks in Literature--French by Lytton Strachey

Rudyard Kipling Maybe I forget honour to my guests, but if ye had seen him double his fists into his belly, which was like a half-grown gourd, and cry: “Here is the pain!” ye would forgive. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

Robert Louis Stevenson You forget all your scruples and live a while in peace and freedom, and for the moment only. Collected Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson

D. H. Lawrence She wanted to forget, to forget the world, and all the dreadful, carrion-bodied people. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

Theodore Dreiser She did not forget her own difficult struggle in Chicago, but she did not forget either that she had never ceased trying. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Sinclair Lewis Well — don’t forget me, Theo.” At the door Stacy kissed her hand so sharply that his teeth bruised her skin, and ran down the steps, silent. Things by Sinclair Lewis

William Makepeace Thackeray There is, alas! so much of the contrary in this world, so much terror and crime and blood, that we who mingle with it are only too glad to forget it. The Paris Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1840]

George Gissing In the future it will be a duty and a pleasure to forget these and foster my sympathies, which also are strong when opportunity is given them. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Wilkie Collins To my astonishment she appeared to be humbled, to be even ashamed: she asked his pardon: “Forgive me; I won’t forget myself again. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman There was something in his father’s face which made him forget everything else. The Vacant Lot by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman

Virginia Woolf Throughout her Memoirs, we can never forget that it is her wish to entertain, her unhappy fate to sob. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

She vowed a lasting friendship, and I am not going to forget it. Sophie Chalk by Ellen Wood [1869]

Ivan Turgenev Lizaveta Prohorovna, of course, had to sell your inn for reasons of her own but she will not forget you and will make up to you for it; she told me to tell Akim Semyonitch so. The Inn by Ivan Turgenev

Thomas Hardy Don’t forget to keep an eye on that hay. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

At times she occasionally seemed to forget herself on the edge of a chair, whilst she waited for her iron to heat, smiling vaguely and with an expression of greedy joy upon her face. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Arthur Conan Doyle That is the cause of all the mischief, the wicked Hugo, who started the Hound of the Baskervilles. We’re not likely to forget him. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle [1902]

George Gissing I assure you I shall never think of the past, and you will soon forget it in the happiness of a better life. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Virginia Woolf How stupid of me to forget the name in my telegram. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

She assured her mistress, over and over again, of her secrecy and discretion, and was dismissed with the exhortation to forget all she had learnt as quickly as possible. Lodore by Mary Shelley

E. Phillips Oppenheim He does not forget them! He never will forget them. The Amazing Judgment by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

Edith Wharton And don’t forget that the problem may solve itself without regard to us, and at any minute. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

The races lasted I forget how many days, and Mr. Clarke stayed at Bartram–Haugh all this time and for some days after. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Louisa May Alcott We are only girls, but we should be glad to help if we could, for we don’t forget the splendid Christmas present you sent us,” said Jo eagerly. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Elizabeth Von Arnim But those days were for ever gone, and the time in her life arrived when she should at least, he considered, say Please. “I forget you can no longer be very active, Fanny,” he therefore said. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

Arnold Bennett In an awful interval, Clara said with a sweet bright smile: “By the way, Albert, don’t forget about what Maggie asked you to ask. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

He would curse Benjamin and his wife in a splendid rage, and then forget it all again. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Virginia Woolf But it’s only what I’ve seen over and over again — people seem to forget that these things happen, and then they do happen, and they’re surprised. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

Edith Wharton Meanwhile I did everything to facilitate the transitionlent him money to ease his conscience, introduced him to pretty women to make him forget his vows. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

Anthony Trollope Ah I shall never forget her kindness to me. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Jupiter does not allow us ever to forget for more than a moment: but Venus, more harsh still, vouchsafes not even a moment’s oblivion. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

Benjamin Disraeli Ah! I shall never forget when Pauncefort met him coming out of her room the night before the burial, when he said, with streaming eyes, “I only had one friend in the world, and now she is gone. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

I don’t forget either of you. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

The party of pleasure had made him forget his diplomatic mission. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Andrew Lang But Iwanich did not forget the old man’s advice, and quickly put his hand into the bag and took out as many bread-crumbs as he could hold in his hand at a time. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Catholic apologists, when they try to tone down those pretensions and to explain them away, forget that it is in their very exorbitance that their fascination lies. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

Wilkie Collins In the meantime, I resume my train of reasoning, and I entreat Mr. Engelman not to forget that this is a matter of money. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

H. Rider Haggard Don’t forget that when the time comes, Philip. There’s room for another if you care to keep it for yourself, but perhaps you will prefer the vault. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

Henry James On the spot I had to be on it; and it began to dawn before me that there was something quite other I possibly might do with Mrs. Server than endeavour ineffectually to forget her. The Sacred Fount by Henry James [1901]

Willa Cather And when you come up, don’t forget the pickled peaches. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

Anthony Trollope The two gentlemen were utterly confounded, and one of them begged me to forget his frivolous observations. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Edith Wharton Wyant broke it by advancing toward Amherst. “I shall never forget your kindness,” he said; “and I hope to prove to Mrs. Amherst that it’s not misplaced. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Wilkie Collins If you see Father Rocco, tell him that I can forgive his distrust of me, but that I can never forget it. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

But two months after this I met him, Never shall I forget it. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Ann Radcliffe To go thither will greatly soothe my spirits; if I had some book, and my drawing-instruments, I could almost forget my sorrows there. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Certain paled faces belonged to those who had seen things and would never forget them. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

He rarely played billiards at the inn, or loitered to gossip in the High Street. He could not forget that people had once looked coldly upon him, that he had suffered the shame of unjust suspicion. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Wilkie Collins As to minor legacies, I owed it to my good housekeeper, Mrs. Mozeen, not to forget the faithful services of past years. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

H. G. Wells I forget — for the life of me I forget — whether we stayed two days in Danzig or three or four. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

Sir Walter Scott But ye’ll no forget her, and ye’ll gar big up the auld wa’s for her sake? And let somebody live there that’s ower gude to fear them of another warld. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

Anne Bronte She bothered me before about Mr. Hatfield; and I told her she might trust me: I never should forget my rank and station for the most delightful man that ever breathed. Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte [1847]

George Gissing Pray let us forget what has happened. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

A gay childishness was the characteristic of this figure, a soul on holiday when he laid down his pen to forget himself with his friends. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

Charles Dickens Beset by lions and tigers, by savages, by thirst, by hunger, by death in a crowd of ghastly shapes, they never — O Father of all mankind, thy name be blessed for it! — forget this child. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

Virginia Woolf I mustn’t forget to see that he writes that letter to Judson. You’re too busy, I suppose, to come on to our committee?” She spoke in the most impersonal manner. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

Edith Wharton You forget I’m a married man. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

Tobias Smolle He ought to have known he was a fantastic, foolish, fickle fellow, who would forget his college-attachments the moment they ceased appealing to his senses. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smolle

Andrew Lang Her husband had gone to the town some miles away down the mountain, and would not be back for several hours, but before he left he did not forget to open the door of the cage. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Theodore Dreiser You don’t want to forget that an election is comin’ along in November. I’m wonderin’ if I ought to call in that one hundred thousand dollars. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

George Gissing It was many minutes before he recovered calmness enough to thoroughly examine his present, and then, as he did so, he kept exclaiming to himself, “She did not forget — she did not forget. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

D. H. Lawrence He hovered near to her, never quite able to forget the vague, haunting uncertainty, that seemed to challenge him, and which he would not hear. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Elizabeth Gaskell I shall never forget his sudden look of agony while I live; never! We raised her up; her colour had strangely darkened; she was insensible. Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

Sinclair Lewis These authors — and he supposed they were famous ones, too — did not seem to care about telling a good story which would enable a fellow to forget his troubles. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

Bram Stoker Poor girl, she has so much to forget that it is no wonder that sleep, if it brings oblivion to her, does her good. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Ann Radcliffe Let me, if possible, forget them. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

D. H. Lawrence Lettie had allowed her husband to forget her birthday. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

He had looked on it as a bitter task to forget that he had a name and country, both abandoned for ever; now, the thought of these seldom recurred to his memory. Lodore by Mary Shelley

H. G. Wells You do forget things, sweetheart. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

Anthony Trollope Had she made me believe that I was indifferent to her, absence, perhaps, and distance might have taught me to forget her. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope The bells were all rung, and every sign of joy was shewn; the peasants were already beginning to forget their defeat of the previous night. La Vendée by Anthony Trollope

Henry James A young fellow had been put there — I forget his name — the house was so full; and the usual consequence followed. The Liar by Henry James [1888]

Anthony Trollope But, nevertheless, in passing by this way, should you, O reader! ever make such passage, forget not to mount to the top of Pilate’s house. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

George Gissing I will set aside every thought of presumption; forget that I am a penniless student looking forward to a country curacy; and say what I wished to when we had our last conversation. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

God bless you, dear Harry, I know you won’t forget how pressed I am. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Margaret Oliphant I think you have saved my life, and I will not forget it. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

George Gissing Heaven forbid that I should remember all! Many a time I have said to myself that I would close the dreadful record of human life, lay it for ever aside, and try to forget it. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Then something made her prick up her ears: she did not know what it was, but it was something that caused her altogether to forget the dead woman on the bed. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

H. G. Wells The contrast between Lady Marayne’s pretty amenities and the good woman at Seagate who urged herself almost hourly to forget that William Porphyry was not her own son, was entirely unfair. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

Sir Walter Scott Come, come, forget and forgive — confess we have given the young fellow here a right to think us two testy old fools. The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

I could only get into the trial once, for a couple of hours, but I don’t forget the way the wretch kept looking in your direction. The Hangman’s Knot by Arthur Gask [1935]

She did not wish to forget herself in a novel. At Twickenham by Ella D'Arcy [1897]

Guy de Maupassant Oh! I shall never forget the things that you told me, but from that day, I troubled myself no more about you. Useless Beauty (L’Inutile Beauté) by Guy de Maupassant [1890]

George Meredith His unwonted effort of memory, the singular pictures of him which it had flashed before me, and a sort of impatient compassion, made me forget my wrath. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

On the other hand, however, I can’t forget that Charles Fairfield had many unusual aids to success. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

James Joyce What’s left us then? — I forget the place, sir. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

Anna Katherine Green It was a name which she had tried her best to forget for twelve long, preoccupied years. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Wilkie Collins I wish to forget what passed between us, to the last word. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

Don’t forget that man who came knocking upon the consulting room door in such a hurry. The Master Spy by Arthur Gask [1936]

Oh, and you won’t forget about the copy of the will for Doctor Thorndyke, will you?” “No; if my father agrees, you shall have it this evening. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman [1911]

Thomas Hardy Nameless, unknown to me as you were, I couldn’t forget your voice. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

Robert Green Ingersoll Some of the colonies did not forget it, and I want to give credit where credit should be given. The Ghosts and other lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Arthur Conan Doyle I forget who it was that broached the question of the supernatural. The Winning Shot by Arthur Conan Doyle

George Borrow I shall never forget how the earth shook; it made us all sick; and the houses and walls reeled like drunkards. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

Wilkie Collins You will not forget it, and you will keep a guard over your conversation accordingly. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Arthur Conan Doyle I mean Taine’s account of him, in the first volume of “Les Origines de la France Contemporaine.” You can never forget it when once you have read it. Through the Magic Door by Arthur Conan Doyle [1907]

D. H. Lawrence It was thus that she let him forget her birthday, while, for some unknown reason, she let the intelligence slip to George. He was invited to dinner, as I was at home. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

Henry James Don’t forget — because you’ll be asked — that I have told you to-night where she is and with whom she is and what measures I intend to take. A London Life by Henry James [1888]

When the days passed and he couldn’t forget Faye, he began to grow frightened. The Day of the Locust by Nathanael Wes

Henry James Poor old ‘person’— if you knew what we think of it! If you don’t forget it that’s your own affair: it shows you’re dense before the idea. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Andrew Lang But — the power of the Yara is very strong, and the sound of her voice is apt to make men forget everything else in the world. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

E. Phillips Oppenheim There is no life without its sorrows, child! In the days to come, happiness will teach you to forget this one. To Win the Love He Sought by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1895]

Helen Zimmern I know I never can forget her kindness to me when I was ill at Abbotsford. Her last words at parting were: “God bless you! we shall never meet again. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

I understand that women easily forget whatever in their past diminishes them in their eyes. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

Wilkie Collins If you really wish to forget him, my dear, I will do all I can to help you. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

H. G. Wells And who’ll have to scoot the butler? Me! Who’s got to forget all she ever knew and start again? Me! Who’s got to trek from Chiselhurst and be a great lady? Me! . Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

John Galsworthy I shall never forget Mr. Montague Dartie. I’ve known him stand talkin’ to me half an hour. To Let by John Galsworthy

Wilkie Collins Have you any music in London? Help me to forget Minna for an hour or two. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

And it is not selfish, dear; you praise heaven in it, and make the children dance with joy, and the old folks forget they are old when they hear you. Signa by Ouida

Jack London To be able to forget means sanity. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Jonathan Swif I forget whether it was good or no; but only having heard it much commended, perhaps it may deserve it. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Anthony Trollope You can’t expect me to forget it, George;—that’s all. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

E. Phillips Oppenheim It is such a beautiful morning that I want to forget all my worries. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

George Gissing I trust that he will never forget what was the main object of my life, and that he will do his best to continue that work as long as he lives. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

M. P. Shiel However, he wrote for letters, and it was some days—I forget how many—before he had all of the number which he asked for. The Last Miracle by M. P. Shiel [1906]

Pray forget all I have said, Mr. Raymond, or regard my complaints as the utterances of an unhappy girl loaded down with sorrows and oppressed by the weight of many perplexities and terrors. The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green

Mary Webb Hazel, unlike the women of civilization, who are pursued by looking-glasses, was apt to forget herself and her appearance. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

H. Rider Haggard This was obvious, seeing that should she return to power, religious or temporal, it was scarcely to be hoped that she would forget the wrongs which she had suffered at his hands. The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard

George Eliot And I shall not forget your readiness to accommodate your landlord as well as a neighbour. Adam Bede by George Eliot [1859]

Andrew Lang But he could not forget the terrible things he had seen, and hoped eagerly for a clue to the mystery. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Theodore Dreiser Just forget that you told me, and when you get your matrimonial affairs straightened out bring your wife out to see us. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

He could not wage war against a feeble creature, whose hold on life was still an uncertainty; he could not forget his promise to Marian, that no harm should come to her husband through any act of his. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Benjamin Disraeli Venetia looked upon the sea, and said, ‘Ah! I never shall forget a white squall in the Mediterranean, for all this splendour. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu I forget so many things about English manners and ways of thinking — I have lived so very much abroad. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

He could afford in this hour of his triumph to forget the annoyances he had undergone since his book was first accepted. The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton

Be merciful to me; forget that you have ever known me. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

I shall never forget that first lesson, nor all the under-current of life and character it opened up to me. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]