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recite
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • The beautiful passage— Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face, Else would a maiden blush bepaint my cheek For that which thou hast heard me speak to-night— was declaimed with the painful precision of a schoolgirl who has been taught to recite by some second-rate professor of elocution.

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

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