She is less able to recall events of fifteen years ago than most of us are to recollect our childhood.
He was always explaining why he did this or that, why the new was better than the old, and so on; and we must recollect that these were the first lessons of the kind the nation had ever received.
Students of Tallquist's Maklu series of incantation or of the surpu series edited by Zimmern (in his Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Babylonischen Religion) will recollect the images over which the priest sorcerer recites his formulae.
When we recollect the empiricist starting-point of science, it is curious to observe with what vehemence the average man of science now rejects free will.
The third company was the last, and Kutuzov pondered, apparently trying to recollect something.
If we admit that the larva has, in the phylogeny of insects, gradually diverged from the imago, and if we recollect that in the ontogeny the larva has always to become the imago (and of course still does so) notwithstanding the increased difficulty of the transformation, we cannot but recognize that a period of helplessness in which the transformation may take place is to be expected.
Great reforming ministers would do well to recollect that the success of even liberal measures may be dearly purchased by the resort to what are regarded as unconstitutional expedients.
Let him who has work to do recollect that the object of clothing is, first, to retain the vital heat, and secondly, in this state of society, to cover nakedness, and he may judge how much of any necessary or important work may be accomplished without adding to his wardrobe.
But since he states that he was so young a child in 1430 that he could not recollect the details of events in that year, and since he was " colier" at Louvain in 1430, his birth may probably be placed nearer 1415 than 1405.
When we recollect that the Ethiopian Tearchus (Tirhaka) of the 7th century B.C., who was hopelessly worsted by the Assyrians and scarcely ventured outside the Nile valley, was credited by Megasthenes (4th century) and Strabo with having extended his conquests as far as India and the pillars of Hercules, it is not surprising if the dim figures of antiquity were magnified to a less degree.
recollect who tied me.
recollect seeing a local policeman walking around.
I do not recollect of ever seeing my mother by the light of day.
I can never recollect seeing a local policeman walking around.
She could recollect only vaguely the staff nurse saying to her that a patient was to be discharged who should not be.
I recollect very well reading the first number of T. P. O'Connor 's Star (that was in 1888).
I was much afraid, and had lost my senses, so I cannot recollect who tied me.
I cannot recollect what they were called or where to find them.
I recollect well when the western portion was adorned with its beautiful iron railings.
Quite often, those who are diagnosed with pleural plaques do not initially recollect where they had asbestos exposure.
On the contrary, I can never recollect having seen him in such exuberant spirits.
I have been involved with the Hansard Society for many years and recollect with admiration the foresight and energy of its founder Stephen King-Hall.
If you are a single or at-home parent, make sure you have some personal time to yourself to unwind and recollect your thoughts daily.
One interesting development in movie soundtracks is that they often feature songs that viewers can not recollect having heard in the film.
As Cicero's philosophical writings have been severely attacked for want of originality, it is only fair to recollect that he resorted to philosophy as an anodyne when suffering from mental anguish, and that he wrote incredibly fast.
She particularly stressed being unable to recollect anything about a film called Gigli.
Both women denied the shoplifting charges saying they were drunk and could not recollect events.
Reaching home he seemed to recollect something with a sour satisfaction.
recollect only vaguely the staff nurse saying to her that a patient was to be discharged who should not be.
Dear Jane, how shall we ever recollect half the dishes for grandmama?
recollect very well reading the first number of T. P. O'Connor's Star (that was in 1888 ).
recollect what they were called or where to find them.
recollect well when the western portion was adorned with its beautiful iron railings.
recollect where they had asbestos exposure.
recollect having seen him in such exuberant spirits.
recollect with admiration the foresight and energy of its founder Stephen King-Hall.
recollect something with a sour satisfaction.
recollect anything about a film called Gigli.
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