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recite
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

4 uses
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Definition
to say or read something aloud — especially something previously memorized such as a poem

or:

to say in detail — especially a list of things
  • I could recite you the whole of Thucydides, Xenophon, Plutarch, Titus Livius, Tacitus, Strada, Jornandes, Dante, Montaigne, Shakespeare, Spinoza, Machiavelli, and Bossuet.
    Chapters 15-16 (95% in)
  • You would hardly have recited your touching history before it would go forth to the world, and be deemed unlikely and unnatural.
    Chapters 55-56 (65% in)
  • She then recited all the letters of the alphabet from A down to N. When she arrived at that letter the paralytic made her understand that she had spoken the initial letter of the thing he wanted.
    Chapters 57-58 (92% in)
  • Thus the poor sailor lives in the recollection of those who narrate his history; his terrible story is recited in the chimney-corner, and a shudder is felt at the description of his transit through the air to be swallowed by the deep.
    Chapters 113-114 (24% in)

There are no more uses of "recite" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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