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recite
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  • When I left the kitchen he was about to recite the opening lines of the piece to my aunt.
  • When he had finished his recitation there was a silence and then a burst of clapping: even Mr. Lyons clapped.
  • The first part closed with a stirring patriotic recitation delivered by a young lady who arranged amateur theatricals.
  • After a rather long pause he announced: THE DEATH OF PARNELL 6th October, 1891 He cleared his throat once or twice and then began to recite: He is dead.
  • In another corner of the room were Mrs. Kearney and he: husband, Mr. Bell, Miss Healy and the young lady who had to recite the patriotic piece.

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  • She recited a poem.
  • The children recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

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