In actual fact, there are doubtless various factors that concur in giving us the feeling of greater or less remoteness in some remembered event.
There is, of course, a difference between knowing the temporal relation of a remembered event to the present, and knowing the time-order of two remembered events.
Remembering has to be a present occurrence in some way resembling, or related to, what is remembered.
I can set to work now to remember things I never remembered before, such as what I had to eat for breakfast this morning, and it can hardly be wholly habit that enables me to do this.
He had shut his eyes to give him the courage, he remembered
, and she had trembled so--
the days when you could get thirteen Royal Natives for a shilling.
Levin remembered that when Nikolay had been in the devout stage, the period of fasts and monks and church services, when he was seeking in religion a support and a curb for his passionate temperament, everyone, far from encouraging him, had jeered at him, and he, too, with the others.
The worst and most tiresome part of his character, what made all relations with him so difficult, had been forgotten by Konstantin Levin when he thought of him, and now, when he saw his face, and especially that nervous twitching of his head, he remembered it all.
Moore was asked to recall three of Jamie's goals, and the actress remembered
her character wanted to be in two places at once.
Always Remember" is a very moving, serene tribute to the quiet passing of Old Turtle, with beautiful pictures of all the animals who knew him and remembered
They also learnt how to get the best out of revision sessions: the best technique is to spend 40 minutes revising, have a 10 minute break and then 10 minutes to review what you have learnt because there is no point revising further if you haven't remembered
what you have just done.
of time and air (who cares) and then I remembered
the day the king