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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section VI. Extension of Thought
1. To the Past
 
505. Memory.
 
  
NOUN:MEMORY, remembrance; retentivity, retention, retentiveness; tenacity; veteris vestigia flammœ [L.]; tablets of the memory; readiness.
  retentive -, tenacious -, trustworthy -, capacious -, faithful -, correct -, exact -, ready -, prompt- memory; Memory’s halls, Memory’s pictures.
  RECOLLECTION, reminiscence, recognition, recurrence, rememoration [rare], rememorance [rare]; retrospect, retrospection; “that inward eye” [Wordsworth]; afterthought.
  REMINDER; suggestion (information) [See Information]; prompting &c. v.; hint, token of remembrance, memento, souvenir, keepsake, relic, memorandum (pl. memoranda); remembrancer, flapper; memorial (record) [See Record]; commemoration (celebration) [See Celebration].
  things to be remembered, memorabilia.
  MNEMONICS; art of -, artificial- memory; memoria technica [L.]; mnemotechnics, mnemotechny; Mnemosyne.
  AIDS TO MEMORY, jogger [colloq.], memorandum book, notebook, prompt-book, engagement book.
  FAME, celebrity, renown, reputation (repute) [See Repute].
  
VERB:REMEMBER, mind [obsoles.], rememorate [rare]; retain the -memory, - remembrance- of; keep in view.
  have -, hold -, bear -, carry -, keep-, retain- in or in the -thoughts, - mind, - memory, - remembrance; be in -, live in -, remain in -, dwell in -, haunt -, impress- one’s -memory, - thoughts, - mind.
  sink in the mind; run in the head; not be able to get it out of one’s head; be deeply impressed with; rankle (revenge) [See Revenge].
  recognize, bethink oneself, recall, call up, conjure up, retrace; look -, trace- -back, - backwards; think upon, look back upon; review; call -, recall -, bring- to -mind, - remembrance; carry one’s thoughts back; rake up the past.
  redeem from oblivion; keep the -memory alive, - wound green; tangere ulcus [L.]; keep the memory green, keep up the memory of; commemorate (celebrate) [See Celebration].
  RECOLLECT, recur to the mind; flash on the mind, flash across the memory.
  REMIND; suggest (inform) [See Information]; prompt; put -, keep- in mind; fan the embers; call up, summon up; renew; infandum renovare dolorem [L.]; task -, tax -, jog -, flap -, refresh -, rub up -, awaken- the memory; pull by the sleeve; bring back to the memory, put in remembrance, memorialize.
  MEMORIZE, commit to memory; con, - over; fix -, rivet -, imprint -, impress -, stamp -, grave -, engrave -, store -, treasure up -, bottle up -, embalm -, bury -, enshrine- in the memory; load -, store -, stuff -, burden- the memory with; get -, have -, learn -, know -, say -, repeat- by -heart, - rote; get -, drive- into one’s head; bury in the mind; say one’s lesson; repeat, - like a parrot; have at one’s fingers’ ends.
  make a note of (record) [See Record].
  
ADJECTIVE:REMEMBERING, remembered &c. v.; mindful, reminiscential; alive in memory; retained in the memory &c. v.; pent up in one’s memory; fresh; green, - in remembrance; still vivid, rememorant [rare]; not -, never -to be erased, - to be forgotten; unforgettable or unforgetable; enduring, - in memory; unforgotten, present to the mind; within one’s memory &c. n.; indelible; uppermost in one’s thoughts; memorable (important) [See Importance]; suggestive.
  
ADVERB:BY HEART, par cœur [F.], by rote; without book, memoriter [L.].
  IN MEMORY OF; in memoriam [L.]; memoriâ in œternâ [L.].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Manet altâ mente repostum.—Vergil
  2. Forsan et hæc olim meminisse juvabit.—Vergil
  3. Absens hœres non erit.
  4. beatæ memoriæ.
  5. Briefly thyself remember.—Lear
  6. Mendacem memorem esse oportet.—Quintilian
  7. Memory, the warder of the brain.—Macbeth
  8. Parsque est meminisse doloris.—Ovid
  9. To live in hearts we leave behind, Is not to die.—Campbell
  10. Vox audita perit littera scripta manet.
  11. Monumentum œre perennius.—Horace
  12. Music, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory; Odours, when sweet violets sicken, Live within the sense they quicken.—Shelley
  13. Lest we forget.—Kipling
  14. They flash upon that inward eye Which is the bliss of solitude.—Wordsworth

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