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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’Really,’ said Nicholas, after a moment’s reflection, ’I am not able, at this instant, to recapitulate any other duty of a secretary, beyond the general one of making himself as agreeable and useful to his employer as he can, consistently with his own respectability, and without overstepping that line of duties which he undertakes to perform, and which the designation of his office is usually understood to imply.’

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  • She recapitulated the motives which no doubt explained Robert’s reserve.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • With a faint hum and rattle the moving racks crawled imperceptibly through the weeks and the recapitulated aeons to where, in the Decanting Room, the newly-unbottled babes uttered their first yell of horror and amazement.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World

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