Usage examples for recount

  1. During the rest of this day we pursued our journey, and examined the other end of the large valley, which we found to be so much alike to the parts already described that I shall not recount the particulars of what we saw in this place. – The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. " I do not know that I need recount all the circumstances to you now, though doubtless you will learn them. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  3. As for myself, circumstances that it is needless to recount had brought me, to a slight degree, within the notice of Sir Walter Scott, though we had never met, nor had I ever seen him, even in public, so as to know his person. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  4. We would anticipate and partake the pleasure with which they will then recount the steps of New England's advancement. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  5. To those who read the history of their native place, each house and field, each stone and tree, will tell its story, and recount the wonders it has witnessed. – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
  6. This is a history impossible to recount in its full truth. – Juana by Honore de Balzac
  7. I don't need to recount the difficulties we had in explaining to her, in persuading her. – Grey Roses by Henry Harland
  8. " I am not hungry, I assure you, my good friends," answered Don Luis; " and I cannot remain, but I will leave Pedro to recount all the wonders he has seen, and the dangers he has escaped;" saying which, he hurried off in the fond hope of finding his mistress fair and loving as ever. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. The interviewer goes on to recount his exact words: " Mr Wilde, with the elaborate courtesy for which he has always been famous, replied, 'I think I had better not mention their names; it might make the others so jealous. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  10. Instances of this are too well known to recount but one coming under our own experience was related to me by Tom Murphy, the bear hunter of California. – Hunting with the Bow and Arrow by Saxton Pope
  11. You have heard me speak of my son, and of my lord; yet I never collected resolution to recount how we were separated. – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  12. Adair had numerous adventures to recount very similar to those which the Dragon had met with. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  13. Many the precepts of the men of old I can recount thee, so thou start not back, And such slight cares to learn not weary thee. – The Georgics by Virgil
  14. Sometimes he would recount some joke he had played upon her, rubbing his ribs in glee- holding his sides would have been a superfluous act and the statement here erroneous. – The Other Fellow by F. Hopkinson Smith
  15. The recital culminated in an incident so painful to the subject of it that he could recount it only in the barest outlines. – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  16. And old Jacob, knocking the ashes out of his pipe, settled himself to recount the adventure of the bear. – Lost in the Backwoods by Catherine Parr Traill
  17. How often does she wander forth with me And share my seat beneath the maple tree, And smile and blush to hear my ardent lays Recount her virtues and pour forth her praise. – Canadian Wild Flowers by Helen M. Johnson
  18. We need not recount again the state of society about her at that time. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  19. He had stories to tell, festivities to describe, and cheerful incidents to recount – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  20. I asked her many questions about Maxton and its history, and since, like many gentlewomen of her age, she lived in the past, she was most happy to recount to me tales of the lovely old place and its aristocratic founders. – A House Party with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed