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Remembrance (sometimes quadrisyll., not only at the end of the line, as in Tw. I, 1, 32 and John V, 2, 2, but in the middle: Wint. IV, 4, 76. Tim. III, 5, 92. Mcb. III, 2, 30) 1) memory; a) the faculty of recollecting: “this lord of weak r.” Tp. II, 1, 232. “from the time of his r. to this very instant disaster,” All's IV, 3, 126. “unkind r.!” John V, 6, 12. “lest my r. suffer ill report,” Ant. II, 2, 159. “praise be given to your r.” Cymb. II, 4, 93.
b) recollection, retention in mind, or calling to mind: “nor it nor no r. what it was,” Sonn. 5, 12. “I summon up r. of things past,” 30, 2. “hath kept with thy r.” Tp. I, 2, 44. Tp. I, 2, 44 “which is from my r.” Tp. I, 2, 44 “how sharp the point of this r. is,” V, 138. “let us not burthen our r. with a heaviness that's gone,” V, 138 “the r. of my former love,” Gent. II, 4, 194. Wiv. IV, 1, 48. IV, 2, 63. LLL V, 2, 820. Mids. IV, 1, 172. V, 385. As I, 1, 67. All's I, 1, 56. All's I, 1, 56 I, 3, 140. V, 3, 20. Tw. I, 1, 32. II, 1, 33. III, 4, 248. V, 289. Wint. IV, 2, 24. V, 3, 40. John V, 2, 2. R2 II, 1, 14. III, 4, 107. H4B IV, 1, 204. H5 I, 2, 115. H5 I, 2, 115 R3 II, 1, 118. IV, 4, 251. IV, 4, 251 V, 3, 233. H8 III, 2, 8 “(give).” Tit. III, 1, 241. Tim. III, 5, 92. III, 6, 52. Mcb. II, 3, 67. V, 1, 37. Hml. II, 2, 26. Cymb. II, 3, 48. II, 4, 14. III, 1, 2. IV, 4, 24. Per. V, 3, 12. The rosemary its emblem: Wint. IV, 4, 76. Hml. IV, 5, 175. Hml. IV, 5, 175 cf. R2 III, 4, 107. H4B II, 3, 59.
c) the being kept in mind, memory preserved: “his good r.” All's I, 2, 48. “you pity not the state, nor the r. of his most sovereign name,” Wint. V, 1, 25. cf. Cymb. II, 3, 48. II, 4, 14. III, 1, 2.
2) a token by which one is kept in memory, a keepsake: “keep this r. for thy Julia's sake,” Gent. II, 2, 5. “take some r. of us,” Merch. IV, 1, 422. “I have --s of yours,” Hml. III, 1, 93. “this was her first r. from the Moor,” Oth. III, 3, 291. “this is from some mistress, some r.” III, 4, 186. cf. H5 I, 2, 229: tombless, with no r. over them.
3) thought, regard, consideration, a state of being mindful: “his majesty, out of a self-gracious r., did first propose,” All's IV, 5, 78. “with this r., that you use the same with the like just spirit,” H4B V, 2, 115 (or == admonition?). “one thus descended . . . we did commend to your --s,” Cor. II, 3, 256. “let your r. apply to Banquo,” Mcb. III, 2, 30. “together with r. of ourselves,” Hml. I, 2, 7. “his r. lay in Egypt with his joy,” Ant. I, 5, 57.
Misapplied by Evans in Wiv. III, 3, 255.
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