Keepsake in a sentence

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Definition of Keepsake

  • Anything kept, or given to be kept, for the sake of the giver; a token of friendship.
  • something of sentimental value

How to use keepsake in a sentence. Keepsake pronunciation.

He sent me two Notes, and various messages, and gifts of little keepsakes to my Wife and myself: the Notes were brief, stern and loving; altogether noble; never to be forgotten in this world.
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All visitors linger pensively about it; all young people capture and carry away keepsakes and mementoes of it; all Parisian youths and maidens who are disappointed in love come there to bail out when they are full of tears; yea, many stricken lovers make pilgrimages to this shrine from distant provinces to weep and wail and "grit" their teeth over their heavy sorrows, and to purchase the sympathies of the chastened spirits of that tomb with offerings of immortelles and budding flowers.
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No, he wouldn't tear it up; rather he would put it among his keepsakes.
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Our notice of the _Winter's Wreath_ is in type, but must stand over for the present, as well as those of the _Keepsake, Anniversary, Bijou_, and _Friendship's Offering_, which will freight another Supplementary Sheet, to follow very shortly.
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This stimulated the others; everyone fetched some offering to lay at Judy's shrine for a keepsake.
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There must have been a few old dresses-perhaps some bits of furniture, a Bible, and the spectacles the good old souls read it through, and little keepsakes, such as make us cry to look at, when we find them in old drawers;-such relics there must have been.
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Nature had stored my keepsake tenderly in her bosom; the glossy, faintly streaked blades were there; they are there still, though they never flower, darkened as they are by the shade of the elms and rooted in the matted turf.
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The money soon disappeared and then one by one the keepsakes of her mother were parted with.
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And father now drew out of his pocket a letter which he had received from Aunt Laura that morning, on opening which, two new ten-dollar bills were found, presents from Aunt Laura to the girls, "to buy some keepsake with," the letter said.
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The pictures are to be dispersed; he has distributed them about, one by one, as little keepsakes.
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In the 'Keepsake' of 1825 the following lines appeared, written by Lord Morpeth, afterwards seventh Earl of Carlisle, and Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, accompanying an illustration of a lady reading a novel.
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Juvenile Poetess, Memoir of, 343. Keepsake, the, 372.
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I've been so bold as to bring you a little keepsake from my place in town, Missy. JOAN.
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What should he give Crayshaw for a keepsake?
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All the small Mortimers were present, and a number of remarkable keepsakes were bestowed afterwards on Crayshaw by way of dessert.
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From Will Yossouf would accept nothing except his revolver, as a keepsake; but Colonel Ripon insisted upon his taking, from him, a present which would make him a rich man, when he chose to return to his native country.
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He would go next day in broad daylight, even if he had to leave his box behind with everything it contained, his dear keepsakes and precious belongings.
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I don't know how the idea came into my head, but it struck me this morning that I could not better employ the time, while I was delayed here on shore, than by getting my likeness done to send to her as a keepsake.
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As for Berkley, he was at last alone with his letters and his keepsakes, in the lodgings which he inhabited-and now would inhabit no more.
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Waiting beside him, she wrote to his parents, enclosing the little keepsakes he had designated when conscious, while his life flickered with the flickering candle.
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Examples of Keepsake

Example #1
For about a fortnight back he had ceased to have himself formally dressed; had sat only in his dressing-gown, but I believe was still daily wheeled into his Library, and sat very calmly sorting and working there.
Example #2
His Sister-in-law, Mrs. Maurice; had gone down to him from this place about a week before; other friends were waiting as it were in view of him; but he wished generally to be alone, to continue to the last setting his house and his heart more and more in order for the Great Journey.
Example #3
Go when you will, you find somebody snuffling over that tomb.
Example #4
This is the grave of Abelard and Heloise-a grave which has been more revered, more widely known, more written and sung about and wept over, for seven hundred years, than any other in Christendom save only that of the Saviour.
Example #5
I shall leave Mr. Robert, or M'sieu Zhames, to recover his tranquillity, and describe to you the character and quality of the guests.
Example #6
He took the money out and studied it.