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n. pl. mem·o·ries
1. The mental faculty of retaining and recalling past experience.
2. The act or an instance of remembering; recollection: spent the afternoon lost in memory.
3. All that a person can remember: It hasn't happened in my memory.
4. Something that is remembered: pleasant childhood memories.
5. The fact of being remembered; remembrance: dedicated to their parents' memory.
6. The period of time covered by the remembrance or recollection of a person or group of persons: within the memory of humankind.
7. Computers
a. A unit of a computer that preserves data for retrieval.
b. Capacity for storing information: two gigabytes of memory.
8. Statistics The set of past events affecting a given event in a stochastic process.
9. The capacity of a material, such as plastic or metal, to return to a previous shape after deformation.
10. Immunology The ability of the immune system to respond faster and more powerfully to subsequent exposure to an antigen.

[Middle English memorie, from Anglo-French, from Latin memoria, from memor, mindful; see (s)mer- in Indo-European roots.]


n, pl -ries
a. the ability of the mind to store and recall past sensations, thoughts, knowledge, etc: he can do it from memory.
b. the part of the brain that appears to have this function
2. the sum of everything retained by the mind
3. a particular recollection of an event, person, etc
4. the time over which recollection extends: within his memory.
5. commemoration or remembrance: in memory of our leader.
6. the state of being remembered, as after death
7. (Computer Science) Also called: RAM, main store or store a part of a computer in which information is stored for immediate use by the central processing unit. See also backing store, virtual storage
8. the tendency for a material, system, etc, to show effects that depend on its past treatment or history
9. the ability of a material, etc, to return to a former state after a constraint has been removed
[C14: from Old French memorie, from Latin memoria, from memor mindful]


(ˈmɛm ə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. the mental capacity or faculty of retaining or recalling facts, events, impressions, or previous experiences.
2. this faculty as possessed by a particular individual: to have a good memory.
3. the act or fact of retaining and recalling impressions, facts, etc.; remembrance: to draw from memory.
4. the length of time over which recollection extends: within the memory of living persons.
5. a mental impression retained; a recollection: an early memory.
6. the reputation of a person or thing, esp. after death.
7. the state or fact of being remembered.
8. a person or thing remembered.
9. commemorative remembrance; commemoration.
10. Also called storage.
a. the capacity of a computer to store information.
b. the components of the computer in which such information is stored.
11. the ability of certain materials to return to an original shape after deformation.
12. the ability of a cell of the immune system to respond to an antigen it has previously encountered.
[1275–1325; < Latin memoria=memor remembering + -ia -y3]


1. The ability to remember past experiences or learned information.
a. A unit of a computer in which data is stored for later use.
b. A computer's capacity for storing information: How much memory does this computer have?


a loss or lack of memory. — amnesiac, n. — amnesie, adj.
1. a reminiscence.
2. (cap.) the section of Christian liturgies rehearsing the sacriflee of Christ and ending “Do this in remembrance of me.” — anamnestic, adj.
the occurrence in consciousness of images not recognized as produced by the memory and its storage of events and scènes. — cryptomnesic, adj.
Psychology. the illusion of having previously experienced something actually being encountered for the first time.
any mnemonic device or aidememoire, especially a technical device.
the process or technique of improving, assisting, or developing the memory. Also called mnemotechnics. — mnemonic, adj.
the belief that every mental impression remains in the memory.
Psychiatry. a distortion of memory in which fact and fancy are confused.



See Also: PAST, THE

  1. As bare of memories as a grain of sugar —Viña Delmar

    See Also: EMPTINESS

  2. As fixed in my memory … as the flash of light that is followed by the thunder of pain when your shoulder is pulled out of its socket —Norman Mailer

    See Also: PERMANENCE

  3. A breeze like the turning of a page brings back your face —John Ashbery

    See Also: WIND

  4. [Memories] came back to run through his mind like a reel of color film —Carlos Baker
  5. (I am) clean forgotten, as a dead man out of mind —Book of Common Prayer
  6. Could be forgotten as quickly and painlessly as a doubting of Jesus or a fear of death from the measles —Peter Taylor
  7. [Memory] drifted into my mind like a bit of weed carried in a current and caught there, floating but fixed, refusing to be carried away —Katherine Anne Porter
  8. Eventually I thought about him [a once close friend] only once a week or so, as if he were a relative who had died years ago —Richard Burgin
  9. Faded memories worn as a buffalo head a nickel —A. D. Winans
  10. Felt old memories stir in him like dead leaves —Helen Hudson
  11. Fettered to a pack of useless memories like a living person to a corpse —Ouida
  12. Follow one after the next like cars out on the street, memories, there is just no stopping them —Tony Ardizzone
  13. For a person blessed with a memory as full of holes as an Iranscam scenario, life can be a continuous state of astonishment —Donald Henahan

    Henahan uses this simile to introduce his comments about a revival of the musical, South Pacific. The editorial blurb writer used a simile from the musical’s lyrics, “As Corny as Kansas in August” to highlight the article.

  14. Forgotten as quickly as warm days in winter or cool days in summer —Ellen Glasgow
  15. Forgotten like a station passed through on a train —Elizabeth Spencer
  16. (Be) forgotten like spilt wine —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  17. Gather memories like dry twigs, thorns and thistles —Yehuda Amichai
  18. The ghosts of our remembrances throng around us like dead leaves whirled in the autumn wind —Jerome K. Jerome
  19. His memory could work like the slinging of a noose to catch a wild pony —Eudora Welty
  20. His memory lifted its skirts … and hurried convulsively, like an old lady picking her way barefoot across a shingly beach —Noël Coward
  21. His memory was something like his appendix, a vestigial repository —John Cheever
  22. (He never forgets a face.) His mind is like a video camera —Hie Nastase
  23. If only there could be an invention that bottled up memory, like a scent —Daphne du Maurier
  24. The image [of remembered scene] … is like a photograph on my memory —Richard Maynard
  25. An incident would suddenly crop up in her memory, like a piece in a jigsaw puzzle that seemed to have come from the wrong box —Mary McCarthy
  26. It isn’t a thing one forgets overnight, like losing a pencil —Mary Stewart
  27. It was as though an endless series of hangars had been shaken ajar in the air base of his memory and from each, like a young wasp emerging from its cell, arose the memory of a plane —Ralph Ellison
  28. Like a dull actor … I have forgot my part —William Shakespeare
  29. Memories are like books; a few live in our hearts through life, and the rest, like the bills we pay, are read, and then forgotten —Gerald Bendall
  30. Memories are like stones, time and distance erode them like acid —Ugo Betti
  31. Memories … began to play across the surface of his mind like movies on a screen —Richard McKenna
  32. Memories bursting in her mind like forsythia buds on the first warm day of the year —B. S. Johnson
  33. Memories [troublesome] … flitted like unexplained shadows across her happier thoughts —George Eliot
  34. Memories … floated like gossamer through her thoughts —Frank Swinnerton
  35. Memories … like worms eating into the flesh —William Golding
  36. Memories lurk like dustballs at the back of drawers —Jay Mclnerney
  37. Memories … no two sets exactly the same, like fingerprints —Daphne Merkin
  38. Memories of embarrassing things he had done and said, of mistakes he had made, buzzed and flitted in his mind like annoying little gnats —Dan Wakefield
  39. Memories of the bad covered the good, as snow covers grass in the fall —Ann Jasperson
  40. Memories … pierced by moments of brightness, like flashes of lightning —Yasunari Kawabata
  41. Memories [when a lot of people one knows die] return to life as grass grows on graves —Lael Tucker Wertenbaker
  42. Memories swept over her like a strong wind on dark waters —Carl Sandburg
  43. Memories turned up like bills you thought you’d never have to pay —Hugh Leonard

    In Leonard’s play, Da, the memories turning up like bills are evoked as a character sorts through family memorabilia.

  44. Memory … as good as a bulldog’s handshake —Loren D. Estleman

    In Estleman’s mystery novel, Every Brilliant Eye, the character with the bulldog-like memory is a policeman.

  45. Memory broke, like an old clock —Karl Shapiro
  46. Memory can be like a dream, cause and effect non-existent —Gordon Weaver
  47. Memory … crawling to the surface like a fat worm after rain —Harvey Swados
  48. The memory … fell upon him like a weight of black water —Willa Cather
  49. The memory [of a man] glimmered in her thoughts like a bright thread in the pattern of a tapestry —Mazo De La Roche
  50. Memory is a rare ghost-raiser. Like a haunted house, its walls are ever echoing to unseen feet. (Through the broken casements we watch the flitting shadow of the dead, and the saddest shadows of them all are the shadows of our own dead selves) —Jerome K. Jerome
  51. Memory is as full of chimerical as forgetfulness, deceptive as any other work of the imagination —Madison Smart Bell
  52. Memory is like a noisy intruder being thrown out of the concert hall … he will hang on the door and continue to disturb the concert —Theodore Reik, Saturday Review, January 11, 1958
  53. Memory, is like a purse, if it’s too full, it can’t be shut, and everything will drop out of it —Thomas Fuller
  54. Memory is like the moon … it has its new, its full, and its wane —Duchess of Newcastle

    The word ‘hath’ has been modernized to ‘has.’

  55. The memory is salty, like sweat, like the emissions of love-making, like the sea —Lael Tucker Wertenbaker
  56. Memory, like a drop that, night and day, falls cold and ceaseless, wore my heart away —Thomas Moore
  57. Memory, like a horrible malady, was eating his soul away —Oscar Wilde
  58. Memory, like a juggler, tosses its colored balls into the light, and again receives them into darkness —Conrad Aiken
  59. Memory … like an old musical box it will lie silent for long years; then a mere nothing, a jerk, a tremor, will start the spring, and from beneath its decent covering of dust it will talk to us of forgotten passion and desire —Thomas Burke
  60. A memory like a powerful microchip —Anon
  61. A memory like a telephone directory —William Mcllvanney
  62. A memory like flypaper —Nora Johnson
  63. Memory, like sleep, has powers which dreams obey —William Wordsworth
  64. Memory, like women, is usually unfaithful —Spanish proverb

    Depending upon who’s talking, the comparison would be as appropriate if attributed to men.

  65. The memory of our lost friends is welcome to us like the bitter taste in wine that is very old —Michel de Montaigne
  66. The memory of past favors is like a rainbow, bright, vivid, and beautiful, but it soon fades away —Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  67. Memory [of something unpleasant] … pokes at him like a nightmare in the womb —T. Coraghessan Boyle
  68. Memory returned like fire —Frank Swinnerton
  69. Memory’s like an athlete; keep it in training; take it for cross-country runs —James Hilton
  70. The [unpleasant] memory … stuck like a fish-hook in her brain —Stefan Zweig
  71. Memory transparent as a dream you strain to recall —Harryette Mullen
  72. Memory unwound within me like a roll of film in which I played no part —Heinrich Böll
  73. A memory, very beautiful and delicate like a flavor or a perfume —Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

    See Also: BEAUTY

  74. Had a mind like a mainframe memory bank —William Beechcroft
  75. The moment hung like crystal in Meredith’s mind —Babs H. Deal
  76. My memory is like camphor. It evaporates with time —Dominique Lapierre
  77. My memory kicked in; one of those wonderful little mental jolts, like a quick electric shock when a plug’s gone bad —Sue Grafton
  78. My memory’s like a policeman, never there when you want it —Ronald Harwood

    This line is spoken by the main character in Harwood’s play The Dresser.

  79. Picking over the shames and humiliations … like an invalid mulling over a plate of unwanted food —Harvey Swados
  80. Pulled up at it [gap in memory] as if his advance had been checked by a chasm in the pavement at his feet —Edith Wharton
  81. Recollections … collected like spit from an aging throat —Elizabeth Spencer
  82. Recollections dropped over him like a noose —Laurie Colwin
  83. Remembrance is a tripping stone in the path of hope —Kahlil Gibran
  84. Remembrance … tickles the end of his nose like the fingertips of a child —Hayden Carruth
  85. (I have) a retentive memory, a mind like flypaper to which facts stick —Desmond Begley
  86. Shameful memories grip me like an anchor —Delmore Schwartz
  87. She sank from his consciousness like one of those poor people encased in concrete who are heaved over the side and plummet to the bottom of the sea —William Styron
  88. Slipped out of her mind like a newspaper dropping from the hands of a sleepy woman —Erich Maria Remarque
  89. Some memories are like lucky charms, talismans, one shouldn’t tell about them or they’ll lose their power —Iris Murdoch
  90. Stung by memories thick as wasps about a nest invaded —Edna St. Vincent Millay
  91. There are many moments I cannot forget, moments like radiant flowers in all colors and hues —Jaroslav Seifert
  92. Tries to remember like a deaf man remembering an opera he heard eleven years before —Lyn Lifshin

    See Also: DIFFICULTY

  93. As unremembered as bird shadows on the grass —Henry Bellamann
  94. Unremembered as old rain —Edna St. Vincent Millay
  95. The world, like an accomplished hostess, pays most attention to those whom it will soonest forget —John Churton Collins


1. 'souvenir'

A souvenir /suːvə'nɪə/ is an object that you buy or keep to remind you of a holiday, place, or event.

He kept the spoon as a souvenir of his journey.
They bought some souvenirs from the shop at the airport.
2. 'memory'

Don't use 'souvenir' to talk about something that you remember. Use memory.

One of my earliest memories is my first day at school.
She had no memory of what had happened.

Your memory is your ability to remember things.

He's got a really good memory for names.
Meeting him as a child really stands out in my memory.


A store for data or program instructions, made up of a main store and its backing store.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.memory - something that is rememberedmemory - something that is remembered; "search as he would, the memory was lost"
reminiscence - a mental impression retained and recalled from the past
internal representation, mental representation, representation - a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
recollection - something recalled to the mind
engram, memory trace - a postulated biochemical change (presumably in neural tissue) that represents a memory
confabulation - (psychiatry) a plausible but imagined memory that fills in gaps in what is remembered
screen memory - an imagined memory of a childhood experience; hides another memory of distressing significance
2.memory - the cognitive processes whereby past experience is rememberedmemory - the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father"
basic cognitive process - cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge
immediate memory, short-term memory, STM - what you can repeat immediately after perceiving it
working memory - memory for intermediate results that must be held during thinking
long-term memory, LTM - your general store of remembered information
retrieval - the cognitive operation of accessing information in memory; "my retrieval of people's names is very poor"
recollection, reminiscence, recall - the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort); "he has total recall of the episode"
recognition, identification - the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering; "a politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces"; "experimental psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of the stimulus to its recognition by the observer"
connexion, association, connection - the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination; "conditioning is a form of learning by association"
retrospection - memory for experiences that are past; "some psychologists tried to contrast retrospection and introspection"
3.memory - the power of retaining and recalling past experience; "he had a good memory when he was younger"
faculty, mental faculty, module - one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
recollection, remembrance, anamnesis - the ability to recall past occurrences
4.memory - an electronic memory devicememory - an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
computer hardware, hardware - (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
memory device, storage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
nonvolatile storage, non-volatile storage - computer storage that is not lost when the power is turned off
fixed storage, read-only memory, read-only storage, ROM - (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
real storage - the main memory in a virtual memory system
register - (computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind
scratchpad - (computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information
virtual memory, virtual storage - (computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory; the addressable storage space available to the user of a computer system in which virtual addresses are mapped into real addresses
volatile storage - computer storage that is erased when the power is turned off
5.memory - the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes; "he taught a graduate course on learning and memory"
cognitive psychology - an approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes


1. recall, mind, retention, ability to remember, powers of recall, powers of retention He had a good memory for faces.
2. recollection, reminder, reminiscence, impression, echo, remembrance He had happy memories of his father.
3. hard disk, cache The data are stored in the computer's memory.
4. commemoration, respect, honour, recognition, tribute, remembrance, observance They held a minute's silence in memory of those who had died.
"The man with a good memory remembers nothing because he forgets nothing" [Augusto Roa Bastos I The Supreme]
"The charm, one might say the genius of memory, is that it is choosy, chancy, and temperamental: it rejects the edifying cathedral and indelibly photographs the small boy outside, chewing a hunk of melon in the dust" [Elizabeth Bowen]
"Our memories are card-indexes consulted, and then put back in disorder by authorities whom we do not control" [Cyril Connolly The Unquiet Grave]
"We find a little of everything in our memory; it is a sort of pharmacy, a sort of chemical laboratory, in which our groping hand may come to rest, now on a sedative drug, now on a dangerous poison" [Marcel Proust Remembrance of Things Past]


1. The power of retaining and recalling past experience:
2. An act or instance of remembering:
ذَاكِرَةذاكرة الحاسوبذاكِرَهذاكِرَه، القُدْرَه على التَّذَكُّرذِكْرى
paměťvzpomínkadobakam až paměť sahá
hukommelsemindemands mindeerindring
í manna minnumminniminningar
atmintisiš atmintiesįsidėmėtiprisiminimasatminimas
trí nhớký ức


[ˈmɛməri] n
(= faculty) → mémoire f
My memory's terrible → Ma mémoire est exécrable.
still fresh in sb's memory → encore frais dans la mémoire de qn
The details of the meeting are still fresh in my memory → Les détails de la réunion sont toujours frais dans ma mémoire.
to have a good memory → avoir une bonne mémoire, avoir bonne mémoire
I haven't got a good memory → Je n'ai pas une bonne mémoire., Je n'ai pas bonne mémoire.
to have a good memory for sth → avoir une bonne mémoire de qch
He had a good memory for faces → Il avait une bonne mémoire des visages.
to have a bad memory
I'm afraid I have a very bad memory → Ma mémoire est très mauvaise, je le crains.
to lose one's memory → perdre la mémoire
to do sth from memory → faire qch de mémoire memory loss
(= remembrance) → mémoire f
She remained devoted to his memory → Elle restait dévouée à sa mémoire.
in memory of → à la mémoire de, en mémoire de
(= recollection) → souvenir m
My memory of my childhood is a happy one → Mes souvenirs d'enfance sont heureux.
to bring back memories → rappeler des souvenirs
to have no memory of sth → ne pas avoir souvenir de qch
I have no memory of saying that → Je n'ai pas souvenir d'avoir dit cela.
(= period of time) in living memory → de mémoire d'homme
the worst floods in living memory → les pires inondations de mémoire d'homme
[computer] → mémoire fmemory bank nbanque f de donnéesmemory capacity ncapacité f de mémoirememory chip npuce f mémoirememory lane n
a trip down memory lane → un pèlerinage sur les lieux du passémemory loss loss of memory nperte f de mémoireperte f de mémoire


Gedächtnis nt; (= faculty)Erinnerungsvermögen nt; from memoryaus dem Kopf; to lose one’s memorysein Gedächtnis verlieren; to commit something to memorysich (dat)etw einprägen; poemetw auswendig lernen; to have a long memoryein langes Gedächtnis haben; I have a bad memory for faces/namesich habe ein schlechtes Personengedächtnis/Namensgedächtnis; if my memory serves me rightwenn ich mich recht entsinne ? living
(= thing remembered)Erinnerung f (→ of an +acc); I have no memory of itich kann mich nicht daran erinnern; he had happy memories of his fatherer verband angenehme Erinnerungen mit seinem Vater
(Comput) → (Arbeits-, Haupt)speicher m
to honour (Brit) or honor (US) somebody’s memoryjds Andenken ntehren; in memory ofzur Erinnerung or zum Gedenken (form)an (+acc)


memory access
n (Comput) → Speicherzugriff f
memory address
n (Comput) → Speicheradresse f
memory bank
n (Comput) → Datenbank f
memory capacity
n (Comput) → Speicherkapazität f
memory card
n (Comput) → Speicherkarte f
memory chip
n (Comput) → Speicherchip m
memory expansion
n (Comput) → Speichererweiterung f
memory expansion card
n (Comput) → Speichererweiterungskarte f
memory function
n (Comput) → Speicherfunktion f
memory lane
n to take a trip or to walk down memoryin Erinnerungen schwelgen
memory management
n (Comput) → Speicherverwaltung f
memory module
n (Comput) → Speichermodul nt
memory protection
n (= Comput)Speicherschutz m
memory range
n (Comput) → Speicherbereich m
adj (Comput) → speicherresident
memory stick
n (Comput) → Speicherkarte f, → Memory Stick m


[ˈmɛmərɪ] n
a. (faculty, of computer) → memoria
to have a good/bad memory → aver buona/cattiva memoria
loss of memory → amnesia, perdita di memoria
I have a bad memory for faces → non sono molto fisionomista
he recited the poem from memory → ha recitato la poesia a memoria
volatile/nonvolatile memory (Comput) → memoria volatile/permanente
b. (recollection) → ricordo
I have no memory of it → non me lo ricordo affatto
c. in memory ofin memoria or ricordo di
to the memory of → alla memoria di


(ˈmeməri) plural ˈmemories noun
1. the power to remember things. a good memory for details.
2. the mind's store of remembered things. Her memory is full of interesting stories.
3. something remembered. memories of her childhood.
4. the time as far back as can be remembered. the greatest fire in memory.
5. a part of computer in which information is stored for immediate use; a computer with 8 megabytes of memory.
ˈmemorize, ˈmemorise verb
to learn (something) so well that one can remember all of it without looking. She memorized the directions.
from memory
by remembering; without using a book etc for reference. He said the whole poem from memory.
in memory of / to the memory of
as a reminder or memorial of. They built a monument in memory of their dead leader.


ذَاكِرَة, ذِكْرَى paměť, vzpomínka hukommelse, minde Erinnerung, Gedächtnis ανάμνηση, μνήμη memoria, recuerdo muisti, muisto mémoire, souvenir pamćenje, sjećanje memoria 記憶 기억, 기억력 geheugen, herinnering minne pamięć, wspomnienie lembrança, memória воспоминания, память minne ความจำ, ความทรงจำ anı, bellek ký ức, trí nhớ 回忆, 记忆


n. memoria, retentiva, facultad de la mente para registrar y recordar experiencias;
bad ___mala ___;
good ___buena ___;
___losspérdida de la ___, trastorno de la memoria;
short-term ______ inmediata;
visual ______ visual;
Do you have a good ___ ?¿Tiene, tienes buena___ ?;
to have memories fromtener recuerdos de;
to lose the ___perder la ___.


n (pl -ries) memoria; long-term — memoria a largo plazo; short-term — memoria a corto plazo
References in classic literature ?
A universal favorite, thanks to money, manners, much talent, and the kindest heart that ever got its owner into scrapes by trying to get other people out of them, he stood in great danger of being spoiled, and probably would have been, like many another promising boy, if he had not possessed a talisman against evil in the memory of the kind old man who was bound up in his success, the motherly friend who watched over him as if he were her son, and last, but not least by any means, the knowledge that four innocent girls loved, admired, and believed in him with all their hearts.
I'll not ask him about his hands," he thought, touched by the memory of the terror he had seen in the man's eyes.
and Ned's voice showed that his memory was a bit hazy.
All the years that have passed have not dimmed my memory of that first glorious autumn.
The voice, the notes, the whole refrain haunted her memory.
While all the images and events he had witnessed remained deeply impressed on his memory, he felt a difficulty in persuading him of their truth.
Thorndike considered whimsically that to send a man to jail with the memory of such a morning clinging to him was adding a year to his sentence.
So valiantly did our small party fight, that, to the memory of those who unfortunately fell in the battle, enough of honour cannot be paid.
It was a death that blasted with strange horror the humble name of the dweller in the cottage, and made it seem almost a religious act to drive the plough over the little area of his habitation, and obliterate his place and memory from among men.
They seemed to have flung away all the golden grain of practical wisdom, which they had enjoyed so many opportunities of harvesting, and most carefully to have stored their memory with the husks.
But there was everything, for our apprehension, in the lucky fact that no discomfortable legend, no perturbation of scullions, had ever, within anyone's memory attached to the kind old place.
Three of them ran something like the following, but I do not pretend to quote: -- Sacred To the Memory of John Talbot, Who, at the age of eighteen, was lost overboard, Near the Isle of Desolation, off Patagonia, November 1st,