He is a man who never forgets anything.
An Italian is self-assured because he is excitable and easily forgets himself and other people.
A Frenchman never forgets either an insult or a service.
Frustration finally drove the couple to play the game the same way—contact no one, put your head in the sand, and hope everyone leaves you alone and forgets you exist.
As an advocate he occasionally forgets that sobriety of judgment and expression become an historian.