Careful Words

remembrance (n.)

Remembrance and reflection how allied!

What thin partitions sense from thought divide!

Alexander Pope (1688-1744): Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 225.

Praising what is lost

Makes the remembrance dear.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616): All's Well that Ends Well. Act v. Sc. 3.

Of joys departed,

Not to return, how painful the remembrance!

Robert Blair (1699-1747): The Grave. Part i. Line 109.

The sweet remembrance of the just

Shall flourish when he sleeps in dust.

Tate And Brady: Psalm cxii. 6.

When to the sessions of sweet silent thought

I summon up remembrance of things past,

I sigh the lack of many a thing I sought,

And with old woes new wail my dear time's waste.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Sonnet xxx.

  There's rosemary, that's for remembrance; . . . and there is pansies, that's for thoughts.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Hamlet. Act iv. Sc. 5.

The setting sun, and music at the close,

As the last taste of sweets, is sweetest last,

Writ in remembrance more than things long past.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616): King Richard II. Act ii. Sc. 1.