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Over the past 20 years, I have collected souvenirs around the world, from Sydney to Buenos Aires — tins, glasses, foreign-language books, mementos from restaurants and bars, mustard pots, corks, beermats, even checks from memorable meals.
The instinct to hold on to mementos of even the most awful and trying events is human.
Occasionally they’re buried in the floor, much like those memento bones and shells in Dido’s house.
I just have them on a shelf along with some pictures and mementos and things I like to keep out.
Not only as 454 a memento of you, but as a perpetual encouragement to do better with his Lordship.
I could barely reach one little twig of pale, discolored leaves, to bring home as a memento.
It would be novel, economical, and moral; a kind of memento mori—a death's head at the feast!
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
Of this a very few instances, more by way of memento than of instruction, may suffice.
If he had been the General, he would have had the trees hewn down after the trial, and done away with every memento of the place.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
When his work was done and he was about to leave the convent, the cook begged a memento.
GREAT ARTISTS, VOL 1.JENNIE ELLIS KEYSOR

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