Usage examples for recount

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. He had stories to tell, festivities to describe, and cheerful incidents to recount. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. This is a history impossible to recount in its full truth. – Juana by Honore de Balzac
  11. Adair had numerous adventures to recount, very similar to those which the Dragon had met with. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. We need not recount again the state of society about her at that time. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable