recitation


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Later a young brother and sister gave recitations, which every one present had heard many times at winter evening entertainments in the city.
Moore asked him if it was not time that he and Jack were in the study for the morning recitations.
John Gilpin was first published in a magazine, and there it was seen by an actor famous in his day, who took it for a recitation.
You know there is one line in my recitation, 'She waved her lily-white hand,' and I have to wave mine when I say it.
Thucydides, in quoting the "Hymn to Apollo", calls it PROOIMION, which ordinarily means a `prelude' chanted by a rhapsode before recitation of a lay from Homer, and such hymns as Nos.
But when any sorrow of our own happens to us, then you may observe that we pride ourselves on the opposite quality--we would fain be quiet and patient; this is the manly part, and the other which delighted us in the recitation is now deemed to be the part of a woman.
Inglethorp's recitation receiving tremendous applause.
Leo Hunter's recitation of her far-famed 'Ode to an Expiring Frog,' which was encored once, and would have been encored twice, if the major part of the guests, who thought it was high time to get something to eat, had not said that it was perfectly shameful to take advantage of Mrs.
Clare took his paper into the parlor, and sat down, till Topsy had finished her recitations.
Friday afternoon was always the time chosen for dialogues, songs, and recitations, but it cannot be stated that it was a gala day in any true sense of the word.
I had their help with the first steps so far as the recitations from Ollendorff were concerned, but I was impatient to read German, or rather to read one German poet who had seized my fancy from the first line of his I had seen.
Every other Friday afternoon she has recitations and everybody has to say a piece or take part in a dialogue.