Phrases with "remember"

Wilkie Collins I remember all that is necessary. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

E. Phillips Oppenheim A woman does not forget these things readily, and the lesson you have taught me it will not be difficult for me to remember all my life. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

D. H. Lawrence She would not remember herself. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Edith Wharton I remember getting off a prodigious phrase about the honour being mine — oh, I was princely, my dear Rickham! I was posing to myself like one of my own sitters. The Hermit and the Wild Woman and other stories by Edith Wharton [1908]

Besides, if she was to find understanding it would not be with Nancy, who had forgotten Patrick’s very existence, but with George Peck, who would most certainly remember the boy he had taught. Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey

Anthony Trollope When I was in Illinois, over forty regiments had already been sent — forty-six, if I remember rightly — and there existed no doubt whatever as to the remaining number. North America by Anthony Trollope

H. G. Wells I remember it as a magnificent drawing-room; Fleet Street hath not its like to-day. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Rudyard Kipling I remember things as well as you do, but that doesn’t count. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Anthony Trollope She was used to him, and could remember when he spoke to her of her forty thousand pounds, and of her twelve hundred a year of jointure, that it had not always been with him like that. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Oh, James North, remember your own crime, and pray Heaven to let you redeem one soul at least, to plead for your own at the Judgment Seat. June 30th. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

Elizabeth Von Arnim To be asked to remember she was supposed to be one was just the same as if he had told her straight out she wasn’t one. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

Rudyard Kipling You remember the 30th — the old East Lancashire — at Mian Mir? “Their Guard Battalion had been ‘heefing’ round those parts for six months. Traffics and Discoveries by Rudyard Kipling [1904]

Anthony Trollope You remember Florence?” “Florence Mountjoy? Of course I remember my own niece. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

I remember well the intense suspense in which she and I awaited the answer from Bartram–Haugh to kind Cousin Monica’s application for an extension of our leave of absence. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Benjamin Disraeli Clear-headed Trenchard congratulated him quietly, and said, “I do not think you will stay much longer among us, but we shall always remember you with interest. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

H. G. Wells And you must remember a wife in Utopia is singularly not subject to her husband. A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells [1905]

Elizabeth Gaskell I remember one day, at dinner, Miss Furnivall lifted up her sad, heavy eyes, and said to Mrs. Stark, ‘I am afraid we shall have a terrible winter,’ in a strange kind of meaning way. The Old Nurse’s Story by Elizabeth Gaskell [1852]

I remember feeling weak and numb — I remember falling to the ground. The Maker of Moons by Robert W. Chambers

Arnold Bennett Edwin could not remember that he had ever before seen a bailiff. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

In this condition, with death before their faces, mark what Kate did; and please to remember it for her benefit, when she does any other little thing that angers you. The Spanish Nun by Thomas De Quincey [1847]

Walter Scott Such imaginary scenes, or make-believe stories, are the common amusement of lively children; and most readers may remember having had some Utopia of their own. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

Andrew Lang The princess was too happy in her new home to remember all that she had suffered in the old one, and she welcomed them both gladly, and gave them quantities of beautiful things to take back with them. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

George Meredith That man is a tenant of mine, farming six hundred acres, Hoppner by name: a man bound to remember that I have, independently of my position, obliged him frequently. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

Gertrude Stein It is not an American. Oh yes I remember you did mention. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

Thomas Hardy Lizzy herself brought in the tray, the girl having run off into the village during the afternoon, too full of excitement at the proceedings to remember her state of life. Wessex Tales by Thomas Hardy [1888]

Arthur Conan Doyle In the meantime, remember that now and forever you are of our religion. A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle [1887]

Wilkie Collins How humiliating! I am told to remember dates. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Edith Wharton You remember Bryant’s ‘Eyrie’? Yes — that’s the Eaglewood view. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Anthony Trollope And remember this, there is no tyranny to a woman like telling her of her duty. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

William Henry Bragg I remember that for some unjustifiable reason we expected to find these α particles penetrating the air to the longer range of 7cm. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

John Galsworthy But you might remember that one respects oneself more afterwards if one pays one’s own way. In Chancery by John Galsworthy

Rudyard Kipling D’you remember our ‘Evening with Shakespeare’?” The Head’s eyes twinkled. Stalky & Co. by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Henry James So long as she did remember and did mind he could only circle about and go and come, doing futile things of which he was ashamed. In the Cage by Henry James [1898]

Henry James There was a certain force in the very amenity of this, but our young lady reflected long enough to remember that it was not the answer Sir Claude himself had made. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

Henry James I remember closing my eyes an instant, yieldingly, consciously, as before the excess of something beautiful that shone out of the blue of her own. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James [1898]

Henry David Thoreau But I find it difficult to remember them. Walking by Henry David Thoreau [1862]

G. K. Chesterton I remember my father telling me how much he had begun to be pestered by great swarms of people wanting private commissions upon transactions, in which they were supposed to represent another interest. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

H. G. Wells I remember a long gallery of rusting stands of arms, and how I hesitated between my crowbar and a hatchet or a sword. The Time Machine by H. G. Wells [1896]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I had the diamond in my hand when I ran, right enough, and when I recovered consciousness in hospital four days later, one of the first things I tried to remember was what I had done with it. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Bram Stoker I must try to remember it and put it down. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Elizabeth Gaskell After all, he may be better than a stranger, for real help; and I shall never remember any — anything else, when I think of you, good faithful friend. A Dark Night’s Work by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

But I will forgive you if you only open the door,” he ended in an inflated tone: “You remember how you swore time after time to be my wife. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

As, I will own to thee, overcome with horror at this second visitation, I fell back on my pillow almost bereft of the use of my faculties, I remember the clock struck three. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

Anthony Trollope There should be no word about that if she could help it,—but she was bound to remember that he was nothing to her now but a distant cousin. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

I remember my father’s saying that his spending money for one whole term consisted of twenty-five cents, which he carried in his pocket in cases of emergencies. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Henry James Remember all the beautiful places and things that are waiting for you; remember that lovely Italy!” “I ‘m not afraid of running short,” she said gayly, still looking at the opposite houses. Four Meetings by Henry James [1877]

Rudyard Kipling All you’ve got to do, Infant, is to remember you’re a gentleman in your own house. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]

I remember being slightly ashamed of doing so, for Mr. Leavenworth set his down half full. The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green

You remember the lady whose name I wrote upon my card?” “Perfectly.” “May I ask how much you know of that lady’s history since her departure from your house?” “Very little. Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Laurence Sterne I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened; nor do I remember an incident in my life, where the dissipated spirits, to which my reason had been a bubble, were so suddenly call’d home. A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne

Henry James I don’t remember ever in my life to have seen him before noon — before breakfast. The American by Henry James [1877]

George Gissing She was trying to remember the state of her banking account, and felt sure that, at this moment, considerably less than a hundred pounds stood to her credit. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

H. G. Wells I remember the shock of the first shell that burst near me and how slowly the smoke and dust unfolded, and how there was a redness in the smoke and how for a time it blotted out the light. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

Radclyffe Hall I remember thinking that Ralph didn’t look like that sort of man; he looked — well, just like Ralph, not a bit like that sort of man. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

H. Rider Haggard Then I added: “Keep it up, Good, I can’t remember any more poetry. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Jane Austen The list she drew up when only fourteen — I remember thinking it did her judgment so much credit, that I preserved it some time; and I dare say she may have made out a very good list now. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

Gertrude Stein I remember one of them saying to Gertrude Stein when she said to him, well here is peace, at least for twenty years, he said. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Bronislaw Malinowski But when we remember that the mother had probably all the drudgery and work with the children we can understand that she might easily lose her temper, and then the father took the children’s part. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

He did not remember how he had passed the night; he had never before felt so fresh, so agile, in such spirits; he seemed to have springs of steel in his limbs. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

I find, although you were mistaken, that you do remember the Countess of the Belle Étoile, and that you are a champion true and fearless. The Room in the Dragon Volant by J. Sheridan LeFanu

You remember the story? A shipwreck on the west side of Stewart Island; that’s right; seven of them got ashore, and it seems they did not get on very well together. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

Algernon Blackwood For the life of him he could not remember what it meant. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

E. F. Benson For one second a paralysis as of a dream was on me, but the next I was running upstairs again to my room, and I remember feeling the cold of the marble steps on my bare feet. Caterpillars by E. F. Benson

It had been there before anyone could remember, and it stayed there because no one could remember to have it taken away. Descent into Hell by Charles Williams [1937]

I haven’t such detailed memories of grocering as I have of fishing, but I remember a good deal. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

George Gissing But please to remember that I took a share on certain conditions. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Henry Handel Richardson In its course, the shadows lifted from her eyes; and Maurice ceased to remember that he had made a mess of his affairs. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

I remember two children who slept with their mother and sisters and brothers in one small room. The Celtic Twilight by William Butler Yeats [1893]

Victor Hugo I remember the words which he addressed to me. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

A personality to button up in a uniform, good heavens! As I begin to think of them together I remember how the maternal note appeared in her talk about him. The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

H. G. Wells Before all this — before you came to me, I remember now — there was trouble brewing. The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth by H. G. Wells [1904]

Willcox expedited the deed, and I remember him telling me he had a great pleasure in making it ready. Amy Foster by Joseph Conrad [1901]

Anthony Trollope Aeqam mememto — You remember all that, don’t you?’ ‘I remember it, but it isn’t so easy to do, is it?’ ‘Try. There are other things to be done in life except getting married. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Elizabeth Gaskell I remember a good deal of talk about royal dukes and unequal marriages that night. Morton Hall by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

I remember your mother spending a day here once, Johnny, before you were born, and she said of all the collections in the two counties of Warwick and Worcester, ours was the finest. Roger Monk by Ellen Wood [1868]

Jane Austen You should always remember the coachman and horses. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

Elizabeth Gaskell At any rate, remember my offer is the same for a year — two years hence, as now. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

Elizabeth Gaskell And now, whenever she sees me she wants to talk on the old subject; but she doesn’t remember so clearly. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

They all know Captain Maurice Frere.” “Sarah!” “You remember Lucy Barnes — poor little Lucy Barnes that stole sixpennyworth of calico. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

You’ll remember him?” “Aye, I mind him well. The House of the Four Winds by John Buchan

F. Scott Fitzgerald I remember being surprised by his graceful, conservative fox-trot — I had never seen him dance before. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

G. K. Chesterton But I remember how wild he used to be if anybody forgot that glass is transparent. The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

I remember that Madame, contrary to her wont, gave the man some money. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

George Gissing Perhaps not, but those of you who’ve learnt arithmetic—be thankful if our social state allowed you to learn anything—will remember that there’s such a thing as compound interest. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

You were mixed up in this one, Eustace, though I can’t remember how. The Beast with Five Fingers by W. F. Harvey

Arthur Conan Doyle D’ye remember at Chillianwallah, when you had to run from your guns to our square, and the Sikh horse came thundering down on our bayonets? We didn’t flinch then, and we won’t flinch now. The Mystery of Cloomber by Arthur Conan Doyle [1889]

Rudyard Kipling Never, never, never tell your wife anything that you do not wish her to remember and think over all her life. Soldiers Three by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Then, indeed, the final parting, then the wide separation, the great gulf I could not pass to go to him — across which, haply, he would not glance, to remember me. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Jules Verne At last, nonplussed, I tried to remember my first lessons, and to narrate our adventures in Latin, but with no better success. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

John Galsworthy I remember you as a little girl. Swan Song by John Galsworthy

He seems to remember the shop, sir, but he can’t find it, either. War in Heaven by Charles Williams [1930]

I remember the circumstances very well. The Secret of the Sandhills by Arthur Gask [1921]

George Meredith I remember my impression when I saw her first on her mountains abroad. The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith [1895]

I remember once when I was inspecting a police station, an American missionary whom I knew fairly well came in for some purpose or other. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

H. G. Wells I remember once, when I asked you why you conducted all these researches, you said you wanted your F.R.S., and to have the stuff called Cavorite, and things like that. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

H. G. Wells I remember we asked Mrs Greedle to do her best for us — at one sharp. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

I have brought Zephyr. You remember how you loved him. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

Rudyard Kipling All I remember of his lecture was that you could catch trout in the Sacramento River — the stream that we followed so faithfully. From Sea to Sea by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Elizabeth Gaskell But remember if you go on this way you will have to shake hands over the counter tomorrow morning with some of your partners of to-night,’ said Mrs. Gibson, coldly. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

William Makepeace Thackeray What a song he could sing! ’Twas when the cup was sparkling before us, and heaven gave a portion of its blue, boys, blue, that I remember the song of Roland at the “Old Piazza Coffee-house. Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1860-63]

George Gissing It is strange now to remember that for some six or seven years I never looked upon a meadow, never travelled even so far as to the tree-bordered suburbs. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

H. G. Wells I remember the occasion with extreme vividness. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

You remember I had a trained nurse for her after — what happened in Orchid Lodge.” Tressa looked miserably at Recklow — dumbly, for a moment. The Slayer of Souls by Robert W. Chambers [1920]

Charles Kingsley But remember that the savage is always a child. Superstition by Charles Kingsley

Every month there came to my mother a little magazine called, if I remember rightly, the HOME CHURCHMAN, with the combined authority of print and clerical commendation. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Lucy Maud Montgomery I shall always like to remember that there is a brook at Green Gables even if I never see it again. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

Jane Austen You remember the Gregorys; they are grown up amazing fine girls, but they will hardly speak to me, because Lucy is courted by a lieutenant. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

I remember how white the eyes and teeth of the swarthy girl looked, as with hand uplifted toward her ear, she watched us while, as it seemed, listening for more distant sounds. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

I remember the colour of his blood, curiously purple, like wine; it was still on the cobbles when I came home that evening, and they said the school-children had come from miles round to see it. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

You remember that piece of orange-peel you saw in the gutter thirteen years ago, and that coloured poster of Torquay that you once got a glimpse of in a railway waiting-room. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

Anthony Trollope I do remember that,” said Patience. “How old is she? Younger than we, I suppose?” Now Clarissa Underwood at this time was one-and-twenty, and Patience was nearly two years her senior. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Benjamin Disraeli A liberal spirit in government is certainly a most excellent thing; but we must always remember that liberty may degenerate into licentiousness. Vivian Grey by Benjamin Disraeli [1827]

And it is not my own extremity I remember best — a vision of greyness without form filled with physical pain, and a careless contempt for the evanescence of all things — even of this pain itself. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad [1899]

Ann Radcliffe To those who remember the late Marchioness, your features bring sufficient evidence of your birth. The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe [1791]

William Hope Hodgson I shall always remember how he looked. Eloi Eloi Lama Sabachthani by William Hope Hodgson

Arnold Bennett I remember beginning the New Year well with a thumping lie just to have a sight of you, my vixen. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Anthony Trollope So they got together, and she left Ahalala and went to Polyeuka Hall. I remember it all as if it were yesterday. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

I don’t remember any such,” began the witness, in a stammering sort of way. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

Polly, although a little older than Laura, could not remember so far back, and Laura must have been a very small child at the time. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

Sinclair Lewis You remember I held down Henson’s job when his wife was sick. Our Mr. Wrenn by Sinclair Lewis

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Yes, I remember it distinctly — so distinctly that I shall never forget any circumstance connected with it. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

For he could not forget Duv Laca of the White Hand, and he could not remember her without longing and despair. Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens

I respect your sense and energy; and should you hereafter stand in need of a friendly office, I beg you’ll remember once who is disposed to help you. The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Olaf Stapledon Then again, I remember saying ‘good-night’ to Edith on the evening before the wedding. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

In vain he strove to remember — in vain his will, struggling with delirium, brought back snatches and echoes of sense; they slipped from him again as fast as caught. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

All you can remember is that it was in some place where they let you drink all you wished and leave when the fancy took you, and not before. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

George Gissing And find out, if you can, where lives Mrs. Coppinger. I couldn’t remember the name last night—Mrs. Coppinger.” In half an hour he was downstairs. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

If you want to get well speedily, you must remember this. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

H. G. Wells I doubt if you’ll remember anything of the Ocean Pioneer?” The name was familiar, and I tried to recall when and where I had read it. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

I remember talking to a prominent museum official in need of more public funds for the work he had in hand. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

George Gissing I was walking up that splendid valley—you remember my description—up toward the glacier. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

Say also to Giselher, that he remember well, I never gained grief through fault of his. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Gertrude Stein I remember his bringing one of these small ones to the house, saying, look I am bringing you a small picture, a jewel. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Henry Adams He could not remember ever to have thought on the subject; to him, that there should be a doubt of his being President was a new idea. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

I remember how I was touched by the way you told me YOU suffered from them. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

I remember we were all very gentle and soft-spoken those days. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

I remember he left the house in a very excited state on the night he was murdered. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume

Edith Wharton She did not remember when or how he had left the room, or how long afterward she had sat there. The Descent of Man and other stories by Edith Wharton [1903]

I repeated aloud some words whispered to me in a language I knew not: those words I would not trace on this paper, could I remember them. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

H. G. Wells I remember that I thought then that if anything happened he must get away because otherwise he might be left to tell his tale after I was dead. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

Sigmund Freud For we know the dream, of course, only by recalling it after waking; but we very often believe that we remember it incompletely, that during the night there was more of it than we remember. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Arthur Machen And I remember that these footpaths gave me a singular impression of travelling in time — backwards, not forwards, as in Mr. Wells’s enchantment. Far Off Things by Arthur Machen [1922]

It is the same kind, good face which I remember well. Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley [1889]

Frances Hodgson Burnett No one must let him remember about having humps and dying. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1911]

There was a rusty key, I remember it well, with a crooked handle in the lock; I tried to turn it, but could not. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

He forgot that his heart was a bomb to remember an incident of his childhood. Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West [1933]

Anthony Trollope The lord was a just man, though unreasonable, and would probably not turn him out without compensation; but the lady was a violent woman, who if she were angered would remember nothing of justice. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Sarah Orne Jewett I remember she waited till we were close to her, and then kissed me real affectionate, and inquired for Nathan before she shook hands with the minister, and then she invited us both in. The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett [1896]

Elizabeth Gaskell I mean to try and remember all he said. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Do you remember a letter I wrote you from the jungle, after our — some weeks ago?’ ‘Yes.’ ‘You remember what I said in it?’ ‘Yes. I’m sorry I didn’t answer it. Burmese Days by George Orwell

It is the wicked women that are best loved, Angela, remember that. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

You remember it in great detail, and you remember it all wrong. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

E. Phillips Oppenheim She spoke French with the soft, sibilant intonation of the Spaniard. “I remember the occasion perfectly, Marquis,” she admitted. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

Wilkie Collins It is some little comfort to me, after all that has happened, to remember that I did my utmost to carry out this resolution. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

Abraham Merri And carry on, pal — and always remember the O’Keefe loved you like a brother. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

The pose, startled and wild and yet curiously stiff and self-conscious, was that of a child striving to remember a forgotten lesson. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

Anthony Trollope Really she didn’t remember when she had seen anything better done; and the young ladies looked so nice. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

And where the water-meadows used to be — tea-houses, penny-in-the-slot machines, sweet kiosks, and chaps selling Walls’ Ice-Cream. Might as well have been at Margate. I remember the old towpath. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

Wilkie Collins She may find your influence with Fritz an obstacle in her way — and she may give you reason to remember that the mystery of her husband’s lost chest of poisons is not cleared up yet. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

Anthony Trollope You will not remember that against me?’ ‘I will remember nothing that you do not wish. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

George Meredith You? Oh, no!” “You loved me, then?” “Did I not offer to work for you, if you were poor? And—I can’t remember what I said. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

It’s odd to remember it, but I thought it a fine thing as a boy when Father Roche spoke of it. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

I know that Mr. Marchmont talked to me a little; but I can’t remember what he said. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

H. Rider Haggard We are not old enough to remember its making. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Sinclair Lewis You remember when you didn’t dress for the Littlefields’ supper-party, and all the rest did, and how embarrassed you were. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

Walter Besant Remember what you told me once ——’ ‘Doth my sweet Dorothy remember even my idle words? All my words are idle except my last —— that I love thee. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

H. G. Wells He began to remember a mass of ideas that had been overlaid and stifling within him. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

Thomas Hardy I remember a story which —’ The vicar suddenly stopped. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

I remember too well how sometimes we were stopped for want of money, and but for that diamond, which I was obliged to sell, we should have remained on the road. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

Arthur Conan Doyle I remember that he refused to accept any settlement from Sir Charles, though he pressed it upon him. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle [1902]

I remember too well the old doctor who sometimes came to help me through those inward griefs to which childhood is liable. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle I remember also asking Perkins, my chauffeur, how she had gone, and his saying that he thought she was excellent. Danger! and other stories by Arthur Conan Doyle [1918]

I seem to remember that I have been called a realist, also. A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad [1912]

Of these last tenants we knew very little, for it was so long since it had been inhabited that the oldest authority in the village could not remember it. A Stable for Nightmares by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Edgar Allan Poe But when we remember that these savages were undoubtedly cannibals, we are led to the conclusion that they intended him for sausage. Humorous Tales by Edgar Allan Poe

As they did so, I remember so well each lowered his cigar suddenly with the simultaneousness of a drill. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

H. G. Wells I do not now remember what business was in hand on that occasion; it was certainly not very exciting business. Russia in the Shadows by H. G. Wells

G. K. Chesterton Anything is good that shakes all this stiff simplification, and makes us remember that these men were once alive; that is, mixed, free, flippant, and inconsistent. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Anthony Trollope But you must remember that in making up your mind, you must think of him as well as of yourself. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Benjamin Disraeli If I could only remember where we are now,’ she added with earnestness, and with a struggle to collect herself, ‘I should know everything. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

Henry James He used to live in Rome; but of late years he has taken up his abode here; I remember hearing him say that Rome has grown vulgar. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Wilkie Collins The nobs in our business — remember this, young Grimes! — always takes the swag easy; and when they can’t take it easy, they takes it as easy as they can. Mr Wray’s Cash Box by Wilkie Collins [1852]

H. G. Wells That gap is one of the rare opportunities for conversation men get in America. “I don’t know whether you will remember me,” he said, “but perhaps you remember Crete—in the sunrise. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

I remember his ordering a wholesale bleeding of his patients, right and left, whatever might be the matter with them, one morning when a phlebotomizing fit was on him. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

I do remember every single goat. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

Anna Katherine Green You rememberpardon me — I mean that any one who read a report of the case, will remember how I handled the matter in my speech. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Charles Dickens Finally, I remember that when I got into my little bedroom, I was truly wretched, and had a strong conviction on me that I should never like Joe’s trade. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

I remember that I broke forth with words like these, “I do not fear, my soul does not fear;” and at the same time I found strength to rise. The Haunted and the Haunters by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1859]

Anthony Trollope We remember chiefly those things which we try to remember. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Anthony Trollope He began to remember that he had not yet made up his mind by what means he would bring it about that she should certainly know that he was there. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

They’re somewhere in it, and, if you can remember just how they got there, you’ll give me the clue I want. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

She dragged her feet from the mire and tried to get firmer footing, while her mind sought to remember the name of the place. The Place of the Lion by Charles Williams [1931]

The air was fresh and bracing, and Gerard steered south, and did not even remember his resolve of overnight. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

H. G. Wells Then I talked to a girl in a train—I forget upon what journey—but I remember very vividly her quick color and a certain roguish smile. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

It might be worse than murder, I remember reading one of them had once said. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

John Galsworthy A wave of pity flooded up in Michael. Pity! Blurb! He said drily: “When you’ve quite done, Bicket. D’you happen to remember what YOU did for HER?” Bicket uncovered his face and stared wildly. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy

Anthony Trollope That’s Katie, whom you remember an infant. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

But when we remember that Milton only lived to receive 10l. Locke by Thomas Fowler [1880]

Arnold Bennett Ye remember my Airedale?” “Oh, quite well!” “Well, my wife said I should be bound to have another one sooner or later, and the sooner the better. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

D. H. Lawrence She wanted him to remember her in the perfume. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence