Usage examples for recitation

  1. In the morning he reported to Mr. Foote, who compressed his lips at the recitation of his son's words. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  2. I hated all that with the hatred of a passionate heart, and I longed for a simple stage, a few simple indications, and the simple recitation of that story of the sacrifice of the two white souls for the reconciliation of two great families. – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore
  3. This recitation of his probable immunity from conviction on every count, far from reassuring him, served to confirm his original suspicion as to the reason for this arrest without witnesses. – The Settling of the Sage by Hal G. Evarts
  4. Therefore she repeated only her former accusation that Trix's whispering had confused her in her recitation. – The Corner House Girls at School by Grace Brooks Hill
  5. He rushed through the speech he had prepared like a frightened child at recitation and waited for the outburst of her anger. – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  6. He shook his head several times during the recitation, and, when it was finished, he said:- " That will not be for me." – Gritli's Children by Johanna Spyri
  7. I used no special text- book while at Smith College, and requested my class to question me ten minutes at the close of every recitation. – Memories and Anecdotes by Kate Sanborn
  8. About this time, the bishop, coming from Dr. Renshaw's office, met Leigh face to face on the walk as he was returning to his room from a recitation, and stopped to speak to him. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  9. If you go out on night operations don't advertise your position by stopping to give your men a recitation. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay