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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of recollect.


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  • II. iv.5 (183,5) [light airs, and recollected terms] I rather think that _recollected_ signifies, more nearly to its primitive sense,

    Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies

  • Martin recollected his blank-verse tragedy, and sent it instead.

    Chapter 43

  • Martin recollected his blank-verse tragedy, and sent it instead.

    Chapter 43

  • Many thoughts coming thick upon one another presently filled her mind, and half an hour had passed before she again recollected what she had meant to say.

    The Wide, Wide World

  • The great quantity of oxygen, or vital air, both in the water of dilution, and in the fermentable matter, with which the fluid is more or less saturated, should be also recollected, which is about eighty-five parts in the former, and sixty-four parts of one hundred in the latter.

    The American Practical Brewer and Tanner

  • These experiences are not "recollected," and they finally unite in an atmosphere which is "tranquil" only in that it is a passive attending upon the event.

    Tradition and the Individual Talent

  • Then poetry is made; this emotion "recollected" as Wordsworth said (we may add, recreated) "in tranquillity" passes into enduring verse.

    English Literature: Modern Home University Library of Modern Knowledge

  • But the important side of the phenomenon was, that each plant exactly "recollected" from which parent it had sprung.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • Since his recovery from the first shock and agitation of his suspension he had moved about the roads and tracks of Torre Amiata with the 'recollected' dignity of the pale and meditative recluse.


  • Between his last conscious moment and the early hour when he would rise, she would gently untangle herself from his embrace, dress, and slip away, leaving him to awake to the sensations of hangover and disappointment and stir discontentedly in his empty bed as he recollected spent pleasures.

    O: A Presidential Novel


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