Phrases with "remembered"

I remembered every event in a moment, with an intenseness that could only be equalled by actual and present agency in them, — my escape, — my safety, — my despair. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

Henry James Maisie, with this talk of pretexts, remembered how much Mrs. Beale had made of her being a good one, and how, for such a function, it was her fate to be either much depended on or much missed. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

Guy de Maupassan I remembered those absurd stories which we hear among friends, after a good dinner. Mad by Guy de Maupassan

Arthur Conan Doyle Such extenuating circumstances came out in the trial that the sentence, as will be remembered was the lowest that was possible for such an offence. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]

George Gissing As soon as he had done so, he remembered that this was as much as corroborating Mallard’s conjecture with regard to Miriam; but for that he cared little. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

Anton Chekhov Which is the tooth? Where?” Vanda remembered she had a hole in one of her teeth. The Chorus Girl and other stories by Anton Chekhov

I knew it had reeled, because I remembered that once I had fallen against the stone of one of the walls, and once against the door. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Wilkie Collins She remembered it, not I— and mentioned it to Philip, of course. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

I was just going to say that the devil only knows what choice depends on, and that perhaps that was a very good thing, but I remembered the teaching of science . Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

James Joyce He remembered well her eyes, the touch of her hand and his delirium. Dubliners by James Joyce

Some members of his old meeting-house congregations still remembered what they considered his inspired preaching ‘of the Word’. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

Andrew Lang Then he remembered his promise, and remembered, too, that he had told the queen nothing about it. The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Radclyffe Hall She remembered vaguely having thought this before, years ago. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

Rudyard Kipling D’you remember —’ We remembered together till close on seven o’clock. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]

Andrew Lang Then he remembered that very soon the couple were to present themselves before him. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Janiver remembered the place and we went, on the slim possibility that you might have been washed ashore. Nightmare! by Francis Stevens

Sinclair Lewis She remembered how touched she had been by exactly the same domestic comedy two years before. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

Wilkie Collins You would have remembered it, word for word. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Thomas Hardy She remembered that this bustle of ants had been in progress for years at the same spot — doubtless those of the old times were the ancestors of these which walked there now. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

And as he drove he remembered something, and the memory puzzled him. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey

You will repent then, but it will be too late, too late!” As I listened to his roar, I remembered “Good Business,” the laundress Natalia, ruined so hideously and easily. In the World by Maksim Gorky

Thomas Hardy It hurts me, and it hurts you, and it will always be remembered against us in Hintock. There has never been any scandal like it in the family before. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

Mary Webb He felt quite frightened when he remembered how he had behaved. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

It should also be remembered that many species of Lepidoptera are liable to considerable and abrupt variations in colour. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

H. G. Wells Afterwards he remembered that at this point he heard a sound. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

He remembered that the day before he had seen a reptile-like convoy of soldiery, bristling with bayonets, crawling over the face of that land which was his. Prince Roman by Joseph Conrad [1911]

H. G. Wells One evening Rud found himself eloquent upon this point, rephrasing — and greatly improving — some of Chiffan’s remembered wisdom. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Elizabeth Gaskell People remembered it as an old-fashioned dwelling-house, with a sort of supplementary shop with unglazed windows projecting from the lower story. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell [1863]

Then he remembered more, and grasped the situation. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

The day, which, like some overripe but hopeful widow playing at seventeen, had been putting on unseasonable April airs, had now remembered that it was August and settled down to be boiling hot. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

Long ago, as a boy, he remembered reading about the Sabbath, but he had been told that it wasn’t true. War in Heaven by Charles Williams [1930]

Fanny Fern In after years, when bitterer cups had been drained to the dregs, Ruth remembered these, her murmuring words. Ruth Hall by Fanny Fern [1854]

Then he remembered that the flare might have scorched her face, and expressed his concern. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

George Gissing I shouldn’t have thought he would have remembered my name; and, even if he had, how could he conclude ——’ She broke off, pondering. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

M. R. James And as I ran on wondering how the poor wretch could have been lured into mistaking that other thing for us, I remembered his saying, ‘He has some power over your eyes. A Warning to the Curious and other ghost stories by M. R. James

Frances Hodgson Burnett She remembered only one thing—that he must go! And there were cannons—and shells singing and screaming! And boys like George in awful heaps. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Abraham Merri I remembered the roll of thunder that followed the chanting; I wondered whether that had been the Little People’s defiance to Khalk’ru . Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

Henry James She remembered (she ought to have remembered before) that he had never taken her in the least into his confidence about his affairs. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

I remembered with compunction that she had only one servant, and that she had said she would get up and cook my breakfast for me herself before I started. The Ghost of a Chance by Mary Cholmondeley [1921]

A. E. W. Mason He remembered that prediction of his now and knew that it was false. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

His epitaph in the mouths of those that remembered him would be, Comus Bassington, the boy who never came back. The Unbearable Bassington by Saki

G. K. Chesterton I remembered the witches’ Sabbaths. I was just, in my absurd lightheadedness, trying to remember a line of verse about Diana’s nymphs, when Miss Mowbray threw her arm round me from behind. The Club of Queer Trades by G. K. Chesterton [1905]

George Gissing He remembered his last talk with Patty. This was a declaration he had not foreseen, and it affected him otherwise than he could have anticipated. Eve's Ransom by George Gissing [1894]

E. Phillips Oppenheim For years afterwards he remembered the horror of those moments. The Wrath to Come by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

Anthony Trollope It will be remembered that Maude was niece to Sir Francis, and was at the present time living in the same house with him. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Sinclair Lewis Elmer remembered that he still owed Frank the hundred dollars which he had borrowed to reach Zenith for the last of his Prosperity lectures. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

G. K. Chesterton I remembered why Santa Clause came, and why he was welcome. Manalive by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

D. H. Lawrence She remembered to have hated her father’s overbearing manner towards her gentle, humorous, kindly-souled mother. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

H. Rider Haggard Scarcely were his feet over it when he remembered the character of his host and the lodging, and turned quickly to come back. The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard

Where can we hide?” Mr. Gryce remembered the little room he had just left, and drew the officer toward it. The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green

Rudyard Kipling Later, at that bad hour when the cattle wake for a little, he remembered her in other aspects and went down into the hell appointed; desolate, desiring, with no God to call upon. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]

Ann Radcliffe Adeline remembered the hints of Theodore, and determined, if possible, to be relieved from the terrible suspense she now suffered. The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe [1791]

Yet what sentiment could there have been on her part? I remembered her tone only a moment since when she said: “That evening Captain Anthony arrived at the cottage. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

But he remembered also that the worst and vilest of men were often such accomplished hypocrites as to remain unsuspected of evil until the hour when accident revealed their iniquity. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Edith Wharton He remembered that when he moved into his rooms eighteen months before, the sound had been like music to him: the complex orchestration to which the tune of his new life was set. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

Henry Handel Richardson Ocock was one of those people, said Richard, who only remembered your existence when he saw you. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

And naturally the first thing I remembered was the fact that I was going to sea. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

She could not remember many things, and many things she remembered in every detail. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Edith Wharton Her eyes travelled despairingly about the room — they lit on the bell, and she remembered that help was in call. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Marjorie Bowen Tisio remembered it left here. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

Andrew Lang Pericles is not less remembered than Sophocles, though Shakespeare is more in men’s minds than Cecil. Much depends, as far as the statesmen are considered, on contemporary historians. Alfred Tennyson by Andrew Lang

Arthur Conan Doyle I remembered my promise to you, and here I am. His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1917]

Anthony Trollope Linda should have remembered that she had never breathed a word to her sister of Alaric’s passion for herself. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

William Hope Hodgson Were the creatures all drowned? Would they drown? I remembered how unable I had been to find any traces to show that my shooting had been really fatal. The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson

Arthur Machen Then they began to speak again, and he remembered fragments of their talk. A Fragment of Life by Arthur Machen

Ford Madox Ford Tietjens remembered having barked: ‘About . No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

Marjorie Bowen Lucille Debelleyme remembered the handsome bed with the Brussels lace curtains amidst the amorini upholding the huge baldaquin. Forget-me-not by Marjorie Bowen [1932]

Then I remembered there was a big concern, a Company for trade on that river. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad [1899]

She remembered that almost unlimited promise which the cardinal had given her if she succeeded in her enterprise. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Andrew Lang There was nothing to eat on the island, and the fisher’s son thought he would die of food, when he remembered the box that the lady had put in his pocket. The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope Yes; Lady Anna was very ill; but as it happened, Sarah the lady’s maid opened the door, and Sarah remembered the tailor. Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope

Perhaps in the very gust of his fury he remembered what a French restaurant knife is like and something sane within him made him give up the sudden project of cutting my heart out where I sat. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

Gaston Leroux On the way I remembered that Rouletabille had asked for two revolvers; I therefore entered a gunsmith’s shop and bought an excellent weapon for my friend. Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux [1907]

Edith Wharton Halo remembered how she had laughed when Frenside, long before her marriage, had once said: “Young Tarrant? Clever boy — but can’t rest unless the milkman knows it. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

But then I remembered that was not Larose’s way. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

D. H. Lawrence She remembered Arthur had the same look, bending to prayer. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope It will be remembered that Mr. Slope, when leaving his billet-doux at the house of Mrs. Bold, had been informed that it would be sent out to her at Plumstead that afternoon. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

She remembered the tonic that Dr. Morrell had left with her, and after questioning whether she really needed it now, she made sure by getting up and taking it. Annie Kilburn by William Dean Howells

Ford Madox Ford He remembered standing on Groby lawn watching the shooting parties take to the hills on the Twelfth and feeling rather a fool. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

Sigmund Freud I remembered that on the previous day she had told me that the Professor was going to a certain concert, and that she too was going, in order to enjoy the sight of him. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

And now —” Between them, Lucy and Rick steered her away from the subject; and it was not until they were getting into the car to go back to Leys that she remembered and began to mourn again. Miss Pym Disposes by Josephine Tey

Jack London He had done this thing before, somewhere in that other and dimly remembered world, and he was doing it again, now, running free in the open, the unpacked earth underfoot, the wide sky overhead. The Call of the Wild by Jack London [1903]

M. R. James He remembered a white mark on the back of its drapery, but could not have been sure it was a cross. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

Now questioned by the professor, Mangan said he remembered the sale and, as with everyone else, was curious as to who had been the buyer. The Vaults of Blackarden Castle by Arthur Gask [1950]

G. K. Chesterton I remembered how I had walked up this new one-sided street all those years ago; and I remembered what I had thought. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

F. Scott Fitzgerald She was dressed in a jaunty but conventional walking costume — he remembered this when he thought about it later. Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Anna Katherine Green She was sure of this, for she remembered some of them, and Elvira no more changed her garden than her house. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

I remembered the look I had seen on her sweet face, and as I did so I realised how much she was to me. Dr Nikola’s Experiment by Guy Boothby [1899]

There was no further sign of movement, and Grant remembered that the left bank of the river would afford good shelter nearly all the way. The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

Edith Wharton She was unaware of looking at it at the time, but long afterward she remembered that it represented a Newfoundland dog with his paw on an open book. Bunner Sisters by Edith Wharton [1916]

Arnold Bennett He’s remembered it, the little Turk.” “Is he asleep?” Hilda demanded in a low voice. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Then he remembered the respect with which Mr. Sabin had treated that card, and he sighed. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

Henry James Then he remembered how Nick had mentioned that this entertainment was not to be held at the young actor’s lodgings but at some tavern or restaurant the name of which he had not heeded. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

She remembered also Raymond’s capacities for borrowing. Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley [1889]

Henry James She had brought her children to Italy after her husband’s death, and Mrs. Touchett remembered her during the year that followed her arrival. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

William Hope Hodgson Then, I remembered that it was a gutter-pipe, that had been put there some years ago, to carry off the rain water. The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson

H. G. Wells Very cautiously, for I remembered my former headlong fall, I began to reverse my motion. The Time Machine by H. G. Wells [1896]

H. G. Wells But then he remembered that that would be infected stuff for them. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

And it spread beyond the moment — all his life he would remember that old Chinaman, and whenever he remembered him he would shiver with apprehension. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Before I had time to make a bow I was left alone with the girl — who, I remembered suddenly, had not been seen by any man or woman of that town since she had found it necessary to put up her hair. A Smile of Fortune by Joseph Conrad [1911]

Bram Stoker Everything she looked at, everything she remembered or thought of, became laden with poignant memory. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

Andrew Lang Then I remembered the follet, and ran upstairs as hard as I could put my feet to the ground: never was I in such a fright!’ “The sick lad died on the following night. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

But he, Jervis, remembered that he himself had not taken to Rushworth. For one thing, he had thought the man too damn clever and pleased with himself. The Story of Ivy by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1927]

Elizabeth Gaskell I remembered where the three were laid — in what narrow dark dwellings — never more to reappear on earth. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

I had been absolutely racking my poor brain for an idea when I remembered papa’s wedding present. Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah [1914]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I thought, perhaps, that you might have remembered me. A Sleeping Memory by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1902]

Bruno, like a man waking, remembered the warning of the ship: for aught he knew, the boat was a ship, and the child was borne away in it. Signa by Ouida

She remembered it all with perfect distinctness; she might have been listening to a telephonic reproduction. The hesitation of Miss Anderson by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

I remembered as soon as James had started and ran after him, but he was too far off to hear me call to him. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Rudyard Kipling All those that he remembered began by the brushwood-pile. The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling [1898]

I remembered Blenkiron’s news about the Russians advancing on a broad front, for it was clear that Stumm was taking pains about the flank of the fortress. Greenmantle by John Buchan

Virginia Woolf He remembered the attitude; she came back in sections; first the voice; then the attitude; but something remained unknown. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

Henry James But she looked at him as if she had never seen him before, and I remembered that he had told me that her eyes were always fixed upon the eastward horizon. Four Meetings by Henry James [1877]

Elizabeth Von Arnim She remembered all the small things. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

I remembered our first meeting in a cold camp on the Uasin Gishu plateau, when he quoted and translated a Greek line about the bitter little wind before dawn. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

I remembered perfectly the trusty Joseph who used to drive my grandmother. A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad [1912]

H. G. Wells She remembered dimly that her husband had picked it up in the hall in those remote days when one still got books from Mudie’s, and how he had jeered at it. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

Sinclair Lewis He remembered Vermont as an enchanted place, with curious and amusing animals — cows, horses, turkeys. Land by Sinclair Lewis

Virginia Woolf She remembered how, as a young man, she had insisted that women must be obedient, chaste, scented, and exquisitely apparelled. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

He remembered the other lodge, and had a moment’s fear that the visitors might leave by that. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

George Gissing After leaving the room, the girl remembered that she had left her flowers behind; she durst not return for them, and, knowing her father would dislike to do so, said nothing about the matter. The Scrupulous Father by George Gissing

Andrew Lang She was so beautiful that the king was fain to smile when he looked at her, but then he remembered what had happened, and his heart grew heavy again. The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope How delightful to him would have been this welcome on his return to his office had his heart in other respects been free from care! And as he thought of this, he remembered all Lily’s charms. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

He stood and stared at the empty floor, and then remembered and smiled. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Rudyard Kipling He remembered Binat most distinctly — that Binat who had once been an artist and talked about degradation. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

D. H. Lawrence Yvette looked at the sagging depth of it, and said promptly to herself: No! Not for anything! — But then she remembered the gipsy’s saying: “Be braver in the body. The Virgin and the Gypsy by D. H. Lawrence

E. F. Benson Catherine remembered a pack of ridiculous cards which had once produced shouts of laughter when the children were playing with their father. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

Henry James The reader will perhaps not have forgotten that Mr. Rosier was an ornament of the American circle in Paris, but it may also be remembered that he sometimes vanished from its horizon. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

He remembered faces, too, a cross old woman who cursed him, a man who seemed to be always laughing, and whose laugh he feared more than curses. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He remembered only her frailty, that she clung to him as to a stronger being. The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

He remembered so well the last race he had seen. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

And let it be remembered that this is no subject to be smoothed over by nicely adjusted phrases of half-assent and half-censure divided between the parties. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Jack London I remembered the Cockney’s way of putting it. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

George Gissing He remembered how she had once come back after saying good-night, because it seemed to her that she had spoken with insufficient kindness. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Edith Wharton She remembered the scorn with which she had turned from him that day, and knew, if he guessed the truth, what a list of old scores it must settle. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

At Faith Brothers’ he produced the tie which had belonged to the dead man, and explained that he wanted to know whether any one remembered selling it. The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

Wilkie Collins I remembered Van Brandt’s Christian name, and mentioned it. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

Mary Webb She forgot her dark intuitions; she only remembered that she wanted to enjoy herself, and that if she was a good girl, surely, surely God would let her. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

Elizabeth Gaskell But when I got to my own door, I remembered Mrs. Rose, and all that Mr. Bullock had said about her acknowledging the truth of the report of my engagement to her. Mr. Harrison’s Confessions by Elizabeth Gaskell [1851]

Edith Wharton Vance remembered the March snowstorm on the Hudson, which had come after just such a mild spell; and that led him to wonder if Laura Lou had got safely home before the change. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Wilkie Collins On the contrary, he had grown fatter since I had last seen him; his complexion had lost the pallor that I remembered — there was color in his cheeks. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

Olaf Stapledon He remembered too how he had once more gathered his strength for a new kind of attempt to purge his ailing flesh of poison. Death into Life by Olaf Stapledon

Jack London He remembered the tale of the man, caught in a blizzard, who killed a steer and crawled inside the carcass, and so was saved. Lost Face by Jack London

And it must be remembered that with all this susceptibility, he was not a suffering poet, like Shelley, but distinctly an endurer. A Study of Hawthorne by G. P. Lathrop [1876]

Wilkie Collins When shall I see her again?” He was destined to see her again, that nightunder circumstances which he remembered to the end of his life. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

Oh, how well I remembered that sweet face. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

A. E. W. Mason He remembered a telegram coming which took a long while in the reading—which diffused among all except Durrance an inexplicable suspense. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

Anthony Trollope And so it was arranged; but just as dinner was over, Mr. Woolsworthy remembered himself. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins Who was he? As the question passed through his mind, Amelius remembered the vagabond whom he had recognized with Phoebe, in the street. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Sometimes, when he remembered the girl’s innocence and ardour, he thought of her as an angel. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

G. K. Chesterton They remembered the aeronautical tricks of Commander Blair and Captain Pierce and the model of the monstrous pig. Tales of the Long Bow by G. K. Chesterton [1925]

Anthony Trollope It will be remembered that the second milestone on Hinchcombe Road is altogether beyond the village, just as you begin to ascend the hill near the turnpike. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Edith Wharton When he woke, the first thing he remembered was the fact of having cried. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

F. Scott Fitzgerald On that terrible February night that Marion remembered so vividly, a slow quarrel had gone on for hours. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

Anthony Trollope But it must be remembered that the dimensions and proportions of wars now are infinitely greater than they were when we began to borrow. North America by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope He, too, remembered all this, and almost snarled at her with his eyes. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

He had heard it was not a painful death; at any rate he remembered a clerk he had once had, a feeble, timid creature, who had twice attempted suicide that way. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

Arnold Bennett She was ready to despair, but she remembered her resolutions and took heart. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

Henry James He gave a groan as he remembered what he had meant to do; he was annoyed at having meant to do it; the bottom, suddenly, had fallen out of his revenge. The American by Henry James [1877]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle He knew hardly any books, but he had travelled far, had seen much of the world, and had remembered all that he had learned. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1894]

Kenneth Grahame I, who was only a super, had leisure to take it all in, and, though the language and the message of the land were not all clear to me then, long afterwards I remembered and understood. Dream Days by Kenneth Grahame

Edith Wharton Vance thought of offering to read them aloud, remembered Miss Spear’s comment on his enunciation, and dared not. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

George Gissing Having breakfasted, he remembered what day it was, and presently took down a volume of his Goethe, opening at the Easter morning scene in Faust, favourite reading with him. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

G. K. Chesterton It must be remembered that he had every natural tendency to be theatrical, though he lacked the essential lucidity. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Guy de Maupassan Then he remembered that the Countess’s mourning might be an obstacle to this scheme, and he sought some way to realize it in spite of the difficulty. Strong as Death by Guy de Maupassan

Anthony Trollope She remembered also that the housekeeper had received her instructions, and she feared to disarrange the settled programme. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

He remembered his wife’s anonymous admirer, the giver of the bracelet. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

To put the matter beyond question, our eyes met, and she, seeing herself remembered and recalling the trim in which I had last beheld her, looked swiftly on the ground with just a shadow of confusion. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Then I remembered why I had come into the hotel, and a brain-wave surged through me that my salvation might lie there after all. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

Anthony Hope Do you think I remembered that? I threw myself on my knee and seized her hands in mine. The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope

She remembered how jealously she had attributed these meetings between Mr. Carlyle and Barbara to another source. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

I remembered also the alarmist articles I had read about the great number of foreigners in the British Merchant Service, and I didn’t know how far these lamentations were justified. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

For it should be remembered that the competition will generally be most severe between those forms which are most nearly related to each other in habits, constitution, and structure. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Mr Doncaster? Why yes, I remember you this morning now — Miss Burnett, if you remember Miss Burnett, remembered you before. Many Dimensions by Charles Williams [1931]

Suddenly he remembered having seen a cascinotto in one of the fields adjoining the unculti-vated down. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

Guy de Maupassan But one day, when she opened her eyes, she saw Julien standing beside the bed, and the curtain which hid everything from her was suddenly drawn aside, and she remembered what had happened. Une Vie (A Woman’s Life) by Guy de Maupassan

He remembered his sister flying into a rage with one Tommy Barnes for unfair practices in that very game, and upbraiding him almost as passionately as Aurora had upbraided the dead man. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Wilkie Collins Arnold remembered her parting words at Craig Fernie, when they had wished each other good-night. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

But why was he doing it? Then I remembered that the wall on the other side of the corridor was only a foot or two high. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

I remembered that this was what I had got from the basin of goat’s blood that night in the cave. Prester John by John Buchan

Elwyn remembered with a pang that Jim had always been like that—always believed, that is, that the best would come to pass. Studies in Love and Terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

Once before he remembered such a scene as this, in a little village in the far-off days in France. He had been on orderly duty, and they were examining a spy. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

Jack London Read back into your childhood, and this sense of awareness I speak of will be remembered as an experience of your childhood. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu She remembered dimly scenes between him and her dead mother. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

Morgan Robertson It seemed an age since he had found it there, and it required a strong effort of reasoning before be remembered its full significance. The Wreck of the Titan by Morgan Robertson

G. K. Chesterton Then I remembered that it was the atmosphere in some of Wordsworth’s rural poems; which are full of genuine freshness and wonder, and yet are in some incurable way commonplace. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

He saw the boyish loveliness he remembered so well altered into the stronger and fuller beauty of the man. Under Two Flags by Ouida [1867]

But with the business of settling down upon his hands—and another distraction also—nearly six weeks went by before he remembered to call. An Engagement by Ella D'Arcy [1896]

T. E. Lawrence Obviously I was well again, and I remembered the reason of my journey to Wadi Ais. The Turks meant to march out of Medina, and Sir Archibald Murray wanted us to attack them in professional form. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Then he remembered the cablegram which he had torn into fragments. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

F. Scott Fitzgerald The concierge, lounging in light-brown khaki by the desk, stared at her rigidly, then suddenly remembered the manners of his métier. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Arthur Machen He remembered how his tears had fallen upon her breast, and how tenderly she had soothed him, whispering those wonderful unknown words that sang to his heart. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

Rudyard Kipling These things will be remembered against the Colonel’s Wife so long as there is a regiment in the country. Plain Tales from the Hills by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

Arthur Conan Doyle We remembered the falling glass, the reefed sails of the experienced Norwegian skipper, the strange black cloud upon the horizon. The Maracot Deep by Arthur Conan Doyle [1929]

Marjorie Bowen He thought he remembered where the sacristan lived; he thought the man, knowing him, would give him the key or open the church, and he put his hand into his pocket to find his purse. The Rake’s Progress by Marjorie Bowen [1912]

Gordon, on the pavement below, affected to have forgotten the poem Ravelston was speaking about; he remembered it intimately, of course, as he remembered all his poems. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Joseph Furphy And I remembered that the moon was approaching the full. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Wilkie Collins The mother’s face looked at me once more with the sorrowful and pleading eyes which I remembered so well. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

I remembered the woman I had seen in the courtyard of this house in the foggy dusk, and I knew now why she had worn a gas-mask. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

And I remembered it! You said that Galeria’s only hope was Rimnik, and that Rimnik would turn up again when his party was ready. A Shilling for Candles by Josephine Tey [1936]