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She ran the risk of wasting another minute or two, and went on with the memoirs of Tommie.
Isabel had barely stated this last afflicting circumstance when the memoirs of Tommie were suddenly cut short by the voice of Lady Lydiard--really calling this time--from the inner room.
Descending to particulars, each member of the club contributed his own little stock of scandal to the memoirs of the Countess.
The younger members of the club, humouring the joke, sent a waiter for the 'Peerage'; and read aloud the memoir of the nobleman in question, for the Doctor's benefit-- with illustrative morsels of information interpolated by themselves.
The books were the Bible, a volume of Methodist sermons, and a set of collected Memoirs of Methodist saints.
My only chance for earthly immortality is a corner in your Memoirs.
Benvenuto Cellini tells us in his memoirs, that, after a certain terrible dream or vision which he had during his confinement in the castle of St.
For a long time after it was ushered into this world of sorrow and trouble, by the parish surgeon, it remained a matter of considerable doubt whether the child would survive to bear any name at all; in which case it is somewhat more than probable that these memoirs would never have appeared; or, if they had, that being comprised within a couple of pages, they would have possessed the inestimable merit of being the most concise and faithful specimen of biography, extant in the literature of any age or country.
To be sure, Roy wrote twice a week; his letters were exquisite compositions which would have read beautifully in a memoir or biography.
Last year he sent to me a memoir on this subject, with a request that I would forward it to Sir Charles Lyell, who sent it to the Linnean Society, and it is published in the third volume of the Journal of that Society.
The Flora of the Galapagos Archipelago is the subject of a separate memoir by him, in the 'Linnean Transactions.
An analysis of Harris's argument is instructive, although it should be noted that, however ambitious his theory, he essentially bases his contention that there is a unique and identifiable mode of black-authored representation of Vietnam on a very small universe of subjects: his reading of three novels--Captain Blackman, Tragic Magic, and Coming Home--only one by a Vietnam survivor, and no memoirs.