Phrases with "forget"

Robert Green Ingersoll We must not forget that some of our people are yet in the same intelligent business. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

But don’t forget that a word of this, dropped abroad, might put your place, as postman, in jeopardy. A Life of Trouble by Ellen Wood [1870]

Jules Verne No, I will never forget him!” “That is settled, then,” said Cyrus Harding. “We will begin our researches as soon as possible. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

William Morris And on the other hand, the first that I had was so good and so fair, and so much I loved her in my heart for the great beauty that was in her, that I may not forget her. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

Robert Louis Stevenson And excuse me, sir,’ added Sam, ‘you won’t forget about the letter neither?’ ‘Surely not,’ said Mr. Archer. Oglethorpe lay in a low bed, one of several in a long garret of the inn. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

I see her face yet — beautiful, wonderful; so beautiful and so wonderful I have never been able to forget it. The Bronze Hand by Anna Katharine Green

Robert Louis Stevenson I forget the very outline of the plots. Memories and Portraits by Robert Louis Stevenson

It was an unpardonable thing to forget for if you hadn’t you would have at once been suspicious who this chap Bent was. The House on the Fens by Arthur Gask [1940]

Wilkie Collins You may be able to forget that you are my father; I can never forget that I am your son. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Henry Handel Richardson No, the children would grow up anyhow; her brothers forget her in carving out their own lives; her friends find other friends. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Elizabeth Gaskell Aimee seemed to forget her English in her nervousness, and to watch with the jealous eyes of a dissatisfied mother all the proceedings of the squire towards her little boy. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

But let us forget these mortifications. The Room in the Dragon Volant by J. Sheridan LeFanu

You do not love him, Honora, my child; you cannot; you will forget —” “Oh, mamma! Oh, mamma! Oh, mamma!” The tone was enough. The Forsaken Inn by Anna Katharine Green

He always began sedately, but warmed to his work as he went on; seeming at last to forget everything but his own delight in his own music. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Sir Walter Scott When young men forget what is their duty, they owe deep thanks to the friend who will remind them of it. The Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott [1822]

Anthony Trollope You have come here to bid me to forget my son, and you think it easy for me to do so, because you and his noble friends have forgotten him. La Vendée by Anthony Trollope

Guy de Maupassan For four years Trémoulin had been one of the best and most intimate school friends, one of those whom we are too apt to forget as soon as we leave. One Evening by Guy de Maupassan

Her conduct is, to say the least of it, most eccentric; and you may depend, no one here will ever forget this ride home in a gig with that clever young surgeon. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

James Joyce No, it was best to forget all about it and perhaps the prefect of studies had Only said he would come in. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Virginia Woolf If not, you will of course throw the whole of it into the waste-paper basket and forget all about it. A room of one’s own by Virginia Woolf [1929]

Henry James Men don’t feel things like women, I think, and if they are coddled and flattered they forget the rest. The Path Of Duty by Henry James [1884]

Charles Kingsley I will make my bow, and find the Major. I am afraid, if it be possible for him to forget any one, he has forgotten me in some new moss or other. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

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]

George Gissing A book which helps one to forget the idle or venomous chatter going on everywhere about us, and bids us cherish hope for a world “which has such people in’t. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Bram Stoker But she is so bright and tender and thoughtful for me that I forget all fear. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

E. Phillips Oppenheim You will permit me to assure you that in the peculiar position in which I am placed I shall never forget that she is the wife of Everard Dominey.” Terniloff shook hands heartily. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

How the other women used to hate those concluding raids of hers! I forget most of the other people at that dinner, nor can I recall what the crowning rally was about. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Baldwin Spencer Should he at any time forget the wishes of the survivors, then the presence of the broken up Chimurilias will remind him of them. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Walter Scott Take my advice, Anna, and think otherwise; wives and their husbands ought in prudence to forget their offences towards each other as soon as human nature will permit them. Count Robert of Paris by Walter Scott [1832]

Walter Besant I must not forget that one day, when we were talking about other things, I asked him for news of his brother Frank. He shook his head. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

Thomas Wolfe But don’t forget to kill that wounded faun! As for me, I don’t know just what the next move is, but I’m on my way!” With that he got aboard his train, and was gone. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Theodore Dreiser I should have to ask you to forget me entirely. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Wilkie Collins If Mr. D——— had not emptied his own pockets overnight, we arranged that Boots was to forget to empty them for him, and was to bring the clothes downstairs just as he found them. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

H. G. Wells Meanwhile the Author does not forget that the stoker is material, is ‘copy,’ is being watched, observed. The Wild Asses of the Devil by H. G. Wells [1915]

George Gissing But Thyrza would not forget this vision of the illimitable sea, live how long she might. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Once that burn of yours starts flowing you’ll forget about Mr Martin. It’s pouring stair-rods here so you probably won’t have long to wait for rain now. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

Sinclair Lewis In a few days, he assured her, they would forget Howard and enjoy being wrecked on the mobile desert island that is a ship. The Prodigal Parents by Sinclair Lewis

D. H. Lawrence Now that we are together, let us forget it. The Captain’s Doll by D. H. Lawrence

Ivan Turgenev I shall never forget the first weeks I spent at the country house. First Love by Ivan Turgenev

William Makepeace Thackeray I forget the gentleman’s name. Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1860-63]

Her first resolve was to forget — never, never to think of the false one more. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Caroline Lamb I never shall forget that night. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

George Meredith I like men not to forget a custom. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Virginia Woolf Let’s break the rhythm and forget the rhyme. Between the Acts by Virginia Woolf [1941]

H. G. Wells Ah! How can I believe you? You forget I have eyes for other things. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

I shall never forget his last words. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

I was present in the Court at Ann Rooney’s trial when Lord Brenton put on the black cap, and I shall never forget those hands of hers as she put them up to cover her face. Marauders by Night by Arthur Gask [1951]

But the glory clung to him; he was a plain sailor -man, he said, but he could never long allow you to forget that he had been a banker. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Anthony Trollope Do you remember how you came down to dinner that day? I shall never forget how Crofts stared at you. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing How could you forget yourself, to behave and speak like that! Why, you must be crazy, my girl!’ ‘I don’t seem to get on very well here, mother,’ was May’s reply. A Daughter of the Lodge by George Gissing

Ford Madox Ford During my life with Florence I had almost come to forget that there were such things as fashions or occupations or the greed of gain. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

H. Rider Haggard Ay, it’s you who forget that you asked me to take the money to the gambling-tent, and made me promise that you should have half of what we won, but that I should play for both. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

Henry James My part is to forget her,” he presently added. Eugene Pickering by Henry James [1874]

I shall never forget how adorable you looked then. The Secret of the Sandhills by Arthur Gask [1921]

Walter Scott And now wash speedily — forget not thy benedicite, and follow me. Quentin Durward by Walter Scott [1823]

H. Rider Haggard I shall never forget his face of astonishment and disgust. Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard

H. G. Wells Why, it must be nineteen hundred and four, or five, THEY vanished! Then there was those people in Ireland — no, I forget their names. The War in the Air by H. G. Wells [1908]

Maria Edgeworth Unless people can be of some use, or unless they are actually present, let them be ever so agreeable or meritorious, we are very apt to forget them. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth

Arthur Conan Doyle It is true that we could not forget our awful situation. The Poison Belt by Arthur Conan Doyle [1913]

Arthur Conan Doyle There is nothing more to be said or to be done to-night, so hand me over my violin and let us try to forget for half an hour the miserable weather and the still more miserable ways of our fellowmen. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Charles Dickens Nevertheless he is unable to forget that John Bull is John Bull all the world over, and that England with all her faults is England still. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

I can never forget the look that Uncle Silas fixed on me as he cowered, seemingly as appalled as I. I think I must have looked like a phantom newly risen from the grave. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

How do you say that?” “Placid.” “So. Placid. And then one day I take this paper from the pile, just as I might take any of the others, and I forget all about idiom. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey

Thomas Hardy So it has made you quite forget me?’ ‘Ah, yes; you wrote me a very kind letter, which I ought to have answered. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

H. G. Wells After that I set myself to forget my imaginations about her, by releasing my imaginations for other people. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Jane Austen There is so little real friendship in the world! and unfortunately” (speaking low and tremulously) “there are so many who forget to think seriously till it is almost too late. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

Anthony Trollope I can never be unkind to a friend who has been so very good as you were to poor Dick. Whatever else may happen, I shall — never — forget — that. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

But Renzo could not forget the old subject of the name, and surname, the proclamations, and worthy youths. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

You wish to make me forget my humiliation; but, for this very reason, I should be the most contemptible of men if I did not refuse the great honor you desire to confer upon my daughter. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

It was my fault for leaving the dressing-case open — and do you know, Johnny, I believe I left it literally open— I can never forget that. At Miss Deveen’s by Ellen Wood [1869]

Anthony Trollope I am his, and I must not forget him or be ashamed of his name — no, not for a day. Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope

Go on, lads, and don’t forget yourselves. A Day of Pleasure by Ellen Wood [1872]

Like Larose, he was feeling dead tired, but expectation of the triumph to come made him for the moment forget everything, except, yet once more, that he was the colleague of this great man. The Dark Highway by Arthur Gask [1928]

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

George Meredith You won’t forget this hour?’ ‘No time of mine on earth will live so brightly for me. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

But you will not be permitted to forget it. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

After that she had pretended to forget all about it. From Out the Vasty Deep by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1920]

William Makepeace Thackeray He takes the PAS of dukes and earls; all the nobility crowd to see him: I forget how many baronesses and duchesses fall in love with him. The Book of Snobs by William Makepeace Thackeray [1846]

Elizabeth Gaskell She doubted if any one of that old set ever thought of her, except Henry Lennox. He too, she knew, would strive to forget her, because of the pain she had caused him. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

Don’t forget we know for certain that that Halesworth butcher has been in a madhouse once, and remember — he was born near here and should therefore know every yard of the Thralldom lands. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

Pretend to forget him, the dear angel!” So speaking, the Duchessa burst into tears; at last she could weep. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

Run on, Johnny. And don’t forget to come earlier to-morrow; Mr. Brotherson gets tired waiting. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

Henry Kingsley Try to forgive me, father, and if not, forget that you ever had a daughter who was only born to give you trouble. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

Alfred Ainger We forget that he is a character in a play, or even in history. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

Wilkie Collins Try if you can’t forget politics, horses, prices in the City, and grievances at the club. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Maria Edgeworth But when we came within sight of the horsepond, I heard one man cry, ‘Don’t forget the ducking. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth

Arthur Conan Doyle I shall never forget his appearance. A Pastoral Horror by Arthur Conan Doyle

Nikolai Gogol Still, he could not forget that it was twelve o’clock, and that he should have been at home long ago. The Cloak by Nikolai Gogol

Daniel Defoe What did you think of me? said Mrs. Veal. Says Mrs. Bargrave, I thought you were like the rest of the world, and that prosperity had made you forget yourself and me. A True Relation of the Apparition of Mrs. Veal by Daniel Defoe [1706]

H. G. Wells Like Rodin’s great Hand — you know the thing!” I forget how many days intervened between that last breaking off of our engagement and Marion’s surrender. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

H. G. Wells The thing to do, he told himself, was to dismiss that amazing and unexpected interlude altogether; forget about it. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

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

Sir Walter Scott Adieu, Fergus; do not permit your sister to forget me. Waverley by Sir Walter Scott [1829]

Alas, in a few days I shall be far away from this box which makes me forget every care and indeed, you will say, every convention. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

George Meredith I shall presently forget names of men. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Edith Wharton It was the vision he most dreaded, and turning from it he tried to forget himself in watching his friend. Here and Beyond by Edith Wharton [1926]

To try and divert her thoughts I started some topic of conversation, I forget what. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

I don’t forget what you’ve done for me, but perhaps”— he nodded significantly —“what I did for you this morning has made things even!” His face was grim and set. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

I will tell you this evening what is necessary for you to try and find out from your Coconnas.” “You will not forget my letter?” said the duchess of Nevers smiling. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

Anatole France These tales give me pleasant dreams which make me forget life. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

Wilkie Collins And — don’t forget — you have got my money to help you, if you want it. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

Rudyard Kipling She drove one man nearly wild with the pretty little treachery, and the other man abandoned her and came West to forget the trickery. American Notes by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Henry James She told me her own position was very good, because her father was some relation — I forget what — to a lord. A Bundle of Letters by Henry James [1879]

Jules Verne Harry Blount could never forget what he owed his companion, who, on the other hand, never tried to remind him of it. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

We were often at his house there, Crabb Cot. I forget who was foreman of the jury that time: either Sir John Pakington, or the Honourable Mr. Coventry. The week was jolly. Losing Lena by Ellen Wood [1868]

Henry James I forget who had found her; some aunt or cousin, I think; it had not been the young man himself. The Path Of Duty by Henry James [1884]

Alas! she wished to forget it herself. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

Wilkie Collins He went on with his game, and seemed to forget that there was anybody in the room. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

Thomas Hardy A terrible scrape ’twas too — wasn’t it, John? I shall never forget it — never! They lost their character as officers of the church as complete as if they’d never had any character at all. Life’s Little Ironies by Thomas Hardy

Walter Scott I will face my foes, or my misfortunes, like a man — that be assured of, violer; and look not so sullen, knave — I will not forget old adherents. The Betrothed by Walter Scott [1825]

Elizabeth Gaskell But I do not believe you can forget it always. The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Gaskell [1851]

Henry Handel Richardson But he could not forget the words he had heard her say; they haunted him like an importunate refrain. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

When are you coming to see us? To-morrow?’ ‘You forget that my time is not my own. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Henry James There’s something I should like you to do at present in Florence.” “Please remember my indolence,” said Osmond. “I do remember it; but I beg you to forget it. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Jack London This served as a relish, and his hunger increased mightily; but he was too old in the world to forget his caution. White Fang by Jack London [1906]

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]

He was only doing it to help his friend Pegginson, you know — the Quaker man, who is always agitating for a smaller Navy. I forget how he got involved in it. Beasts and Super-Beasts by Saki

Matthew Arnold But now thou seest how great is the distress caused by the difference of those who live together, so that thou mayest say: ‘Come quick, O death, lest perchance I too should forget myself. Marcus Aurelius by Matthew Arnold [1863]

Gaston Leroux Rouletabille naturally thought, in the latter connection, that some vengeance by Gounsovski lay back of this, since the head of the Secret Service could hardly forget the way he had been treated. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

Willa Cather I guess we’ll forget about this. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

You take everything with a bag of salt and forget that salt is the enemy of fire as well as of ice. Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West [1933]

Even she might forget him for the moment, now she had her adorer Bolingbroke to breathe honeyed words into her ear. Mohawks by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1886]

Elizabeth Gaskell She tried to forget oppressive recollections in writing. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

Gentlemen and Players, if you recollect?” “I don’t forget it. The Amateur Cracksman by E. W. Hornung [1899]

Henry Handel Richardson After this, he seemed to forget her again; he stood staring at the scraps of paper with a frown. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

And you, you devil, you sha’n’t forget me till your dying day!” On Stingaree’s off-side Sergeant Cameron was also hanging an insulted head. Stingaree by E. W. Hornung [1905]

Mr. Carlyle would not like it; and I dare say they are taught to forget her, and to regard Mrs. Carlyle as their only mother. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

Andrew Lang But the fact is that before I rode as far as the western gate the singing of two strange little blue birds made me forget all else in the world. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

E. Phillips Oppenheim Then, on the other hand, often when I wanted him he was not there, he did wild things, mad things; he seemed to forget me altogether. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

Henry Kingsley He had determined that he would go away and work at ragged schools, and so on, and try to forget all about her. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

Robert Louis Stevenson Nor must I forget to say a word on bivouacs. Virginibus Puerisque by Robert Louis Stevenson

I forget what the other two were. Beasts and Super-Beasts by Saki

I cannot here forget how Stimson and I got the laugh of the crew upon us by our eagerness to get on shore. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Jack London And many a dreary day of biting cold did Oppenheimer and I forget that and the following winter in the absorption of Cho–Sen chess. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

James Joyce You remember the pigs and forget that. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Still Martial realized that it would be better for him to go away for a while, and allow people to forget him. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

Full of this fancy, he used every endeavour to make others forget that he had been a merchant; in fact, he wished to forget it himself. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

George Gissing Mr. Jollyman is a shopkeeper, and it’s just because he doesn’t forget that, after all, that his behaviour is so good. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

Anthony Trollope You forget that I am constantly going to Vienna on business connected with my own property there. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Jules Verne In fact, it would not do to forget that the six men whose boat had gone to pieces on the rocks had landed at Flotsam Point. They looked in that direction. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

Thomas Hardy Let it be put in my room, that I may not forget it. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

H. G. Wells He handed me a little measure with some of the restorative — I forget the name of it — he had brought with us. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

Whenever I shall again return, forget that I have ever separated myself from thee, for, when I return it will be—never to leave thee again. Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Arthur Conan Doyle But, ah! there is that ever shrieking brazen tongue which will not let us forget for one short hour that it is the arm of the savage, and not the hand of the master, which rules over the world. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Anthony Trollope Those who come late will be more in your line; not so ready to peck your eyes out if you happen to forget a card. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

I shall never forget that man afraid of his letters. A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad [1912]

Sir Richard Burton Obey me, therefore, in all I bid thee, and shortly thou shalt forget all this travail and toil whenas thou shalt look upon the marvel matters I am about to show thee. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

Charles Kingsley Now do be good and patient; you will forget all this. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

George Gissing Or, better still, sit down and tell us old stories about Egypt, and let us forget the age we live in. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Theodore Dreiser Good heavens! The children could almost come to forget him in five years. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Robert Louis Stevenson At times he seemed to forget the business of the evening, but even in these periods he sat with a great air of energy and determination. The Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson

I don’t want to boast of my modesty but it seemed to me that two or three days was more than enough for a man like Mills to forget my very existence. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

E. Phillips Oppenheim At such a moment, he was ready even to forget his ancient enmity. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

Mark Twain They both got powerful mellow, but I noticed the king didn’t get mellow enough to forget to remember to not deny about hiding the money-bag again. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Marjorie Bowen He could not forget Mastino, slain last night, and yet an eternity ago, and lying now out in the garden, marring the perfect morning with the horror of his face. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

Theodore Dreiser Carrie did not forget that there was something to be settled between her and Hurstwood, but the thought was ignored in her agitation. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

There had been mistakes in his life, errors he would be very glad to forget in an utterly new existence. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Mester Craven he’d buy anythin’ as money could buy for th’ poor lad but he’d like to forget as he’s on earth. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1911]

Arthur Conan Doyle We were agreed, you understand, that he was the finest leader in the world, but we did not forget that he had the finest men to lead. The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1896]

Sinclair Lewis But now let’s go and have lunch, and Sam and you will have such a nice chance to discuss all the details of the U.A.C. Just forget that I’m there. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

She was conscious that her awkwardness was increased by all the fever of a growing jealousy, for it seemed to her that Coconnas ought not thus to forget her affairs for those of others. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

Robert Burns An’ can we forget the auld major, Wha’ll ne’er be forgot in the Greys, Our flatt’ry we’ll keep for some other, Him only ’tis justice to praise. The Poetical Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns

Sinclair Lewis Let’s forget —” “Oh, you’re too good to me!” Silence. As they crossed Twenty-third on Fifth Avenue she took his arm. Our Mr. Wrenn by Sinclair Lewis

Pu Songling In a small village along the river Tsz lived a fisherman named Siu. He started every night with his nets, and took very great care not to forget to bring with him a small jar of spirits. Strange Stories from the Lodge of Leisures by Pu Songling [1740]

She could not forget that wild unearthly sound; she could not help continually trying to find some solution for the mystery, until her brain was tired with the perpetual effort. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Old Simon Bardy lived on the first floor: Imre did not forget him. Thirteen at Table by Mór Jókai

Anthony Trollope Don’t forget what a dull life I have of it. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

E. Phillips Oppenheim You’ll probably get into a maze, you won’t know where you are, you’ll confuse the end with the means, and you’ll forget what you started out for. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

And never shall I forget the subsequent tableaux in the lighted room behind the low balcony and the French windows. The Black Mask by E. W. Hornung [1901]

About this time an anonymous letter of Burton’s appeared in The World, but we forget upon what subject. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

Henry Fielding Notwithstanding the exchange of his lodgings, Booth did not forget to send an excuse to Mr. Trent, of whose conversation he had taken a full surfeit the preceding evening. Amelia by Henry Fielding

William Makepeace Thackeray I shall never forget the sight of scores of shoulders of mutton lying on the filthy floor in the former, or the view of a bed and dressing-table that I saw in the other. The Irish Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

I could not forget all that he had said during Almah’s illness, and it seemed more than probable that an appeal to his better nature might not be without effect. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

Wilkie Collins As for the recorded dose of the poison, she was not likely to forget that. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

E. Phillips Oppenheim If you are wise, forget this visit as quickly as you can. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

Yet, it only needed a man, whom you scarcely knew six months ago, to make you forget everything. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

F. Scott Fitzgerald You see, I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad thing that happened to me. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

George Meredith Ye’ll promus to forget avery secret I tell ye; but our way is always to pretend to believe the men can’t help themselves. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

So he would just forget her or remember her only as a very pretty girl whom everyone would, of course, admire. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

All this time he seemed to forget George who certainly had as much reason as himself for finding the time long. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

George Meredith I will never forget the cigarette. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

You forget how fond we have always been of each other—that he is as dear to me as a brother. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Mark Twain But if this woman had been in such a little town two days she could tell me all I wanted to know; so I knocked at the door, and made up my mind I wouldn’t forget I was a girl. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Now, don’t forget it, Spinkston. It’s most important. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

Richard Burton But we had many at night, which I shall neither forget nor describe. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Elizabeth Gaskell But the regiment was to be remodelled, or re-formed, I forget which; and M. de Chalabre assured us that his was not the only case where applicants had been refused. My French Master by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

Walter Scott I have grown familiar with perilous intrigues, as the nurses in a pest-house are said to become accustomed to the air around them, till they forget even that it is noisome. Redgauntlet by Walter Scott [1824]

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

D. H. Lawrence But now it was hard to forget her dead brothers. The Ladybird by D. H. Lawrence

F. Scott Fitzgerald I came here to be happy and forget everything about New York and time —” He sank down on the sofa as suddenly as he had risen. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

George Gissing He must even forget that aching of the heart until he had leisure to indulge it. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Either send it back, forget it, or be a sport and eat it. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Charles Kingsley I don’t forget anything, madam. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley

I am only afraid I can never forget it. The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green

G. K. Chesterton Man, he said, even at his miserable best, was always trying to excommunicate some one citizen of the cosmos, to forget some one creature that he should remember. The Flying Inn by G. K. Chesterton [1914]

Samuel Johnson When he was advanced to the height of ecclesiastical dignity, he did not forget the companion of his labours. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

Nothing reminds her of his exalted sentiments, except myself; and she is willing enough to forget me. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Thomas Hardy How can you forget such a thing, my dear, dear one!” “She seems much the same as ever — an erring, careless, unreflecting fellow-creature,” he said, continuing to pull on his boots. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

For as the writer of the Harleian tract — I forget its name — pleasantly observes:—‘In gaol they are no proud men, but will be quickly acquainted without ceremony. The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Leon Trotsky The two years of war had made one forget that such a thing as art still existed. My Life by Leon Trotsky