Sentence Examples


  • Further, the work being intended for public recitation, some rhetorical embellishment was necessary, even at the cost of simplicity.
  • In 1456, the recitation of a few prayers before a church crucifix earned a Pardon of 20,000 years for every such repetition.
  • The passage about Marie Antoinette, which has since become a stock piece in books of recitation, seemed to Francis a mere piece of foppery; for was she not a Messalina and a jade?
  • The mere recitation of such similar cases with their happy issue was supposed to be magically effective; for almost unlimited power was supposed to be inherent in mere words.
  • The recitation of the Hesiodic poems was from the first unaccompanied by the lyre.