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Thus did my father vow, but you have not fulfilled his prayer; now, therefore, that I shall see my home no more, I give this lock as a keepsake to the hero Patroclus.
Before she left the house she gave me that arrow she used to wear in her hair to hand over to you as a keepsake and also to prevent you, she said, from dreaming of her.
Last night they had left a knife on me; to-night I would have a keepsake ready for them.
Wait a minute,"; she added, "I want to give you something for a keepsake.
Today I want you each to choose a keepsake from amongst my treasures.
I had no keepsake to speak to me of my lost darling but the flag which she had embroidered with her own hand.
F-l-t-y:--It does not break any rule of etiquette if you keep a button off your best young man's coat for a keepsake.
I had them," says he, "from my father, Duncan Stewart; and now give ye one of them to be a keepsake for last night's work.
There is some one else," she said, not noticing my last words, though she had evidently heard them; "there is some one else who might like a little keepsake if--if I might leave it.
Finding her quite incorrigible in this respect, Emma suffered her to depart; but not before she had confided to her that important and never-sufficiently-to-be-taken- care-of answer, and endowed her moreover with a pretty little bracelet as a keepsake.
He wished you to have it, as a little keepsake he had prepared--it is only a purse, Miss Wilfer--but as he was disappointed in his fancy, I volunteered to come after you with it.
He was inquiring for people who had pawned things, and I have some pledges there, too--trifles--a ring my sister gave me as a keepsake when I left home, and my father's silver watch--they are only worth five or six roubles altogether .