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Sample sentences for the GRE study word memoir

memoir can be used as a noun

1.Works, with memoir by his son, G. - from English Literature by William J. Long
2.The quarrel over the valley of Dappes was begun between Switzerland and France by a memoir from Captain, afterwards General Dufour. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.So remember, these are my memoirs hand them to the Emperor after my death. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.Now, he had under his arm a volume of the memoirs of the Duc de Saint-Simon. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.Your memoirs will draw to an end, Watson, upon the day that I crown my career by the capture or extinction of the most dangerous and capable criminal in Europe.. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
6.The title was, "Dan Coopman," wherefore I concluded that this must be the invaluable memoirs of some Amsterdam cooper in the fishery, as every whale ship must carry its cooper. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
7."I suppose, now," said Miss Ingram, curling her lip sarcastically, "we shall have an abstract of the memoirs of all the governesses extant in order to avert such a visitation, I again move the introduction of a new topic. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8.We learn this from the memoirs of a man who was concerned in some few of these defeats and in many of these victories. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.For the rest, in the memoirs of this period, which has left so many memoirs, one does not find this worthy gentleman blamed even by his enemies and he had many such among men of the pen as well as among men of the sword. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
10.When later on in his memoirs Count Rostopchin explained his actions at this time, he repeatedly says that he was then actuated by two important considerations to maintain tranquillity in Moscow and expedite the departure of the inhabitants. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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