Can I say of her face

Category: Mind | Type: Discussion | Title: David Copperfield (in Context) | Author: Charles Dickens | Ch: I Observe

Another paragraph about memory, this dwelling on the way memory has of fixing upon an image, irrespective of presumed or known changes. Memory keeps events in chronological order but the memory itself does not know time. Moreover, its significant images, no matter how old and dated, possess a freshness that rivals anything registered in the present.

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