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At this part of the recital Monks held his breath, and listened with a face of intense eagerness, though his eyes were not directed towards the speaker.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
You may easily imagine that I was much gratified by the offered communication, yet I could not endure that he should renew his grief by a recital of his misfortunes.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The bridegroom, who during this recital had grown deadly pale, up and tried to escape, but the guests seized him and held him fast.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
May we be permitted to recur, for the sake of clearness in the recital, to the simple means which we have already employed in the case of Waterloo.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Norris was at intervals urging something different; and in the most interesting moment of his passage to England, when the alarm of a French privateer was at the height, she burst through his recital with the proposal of soup.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
She was not sorry, however, to have the recital of them interrupted by the lady from whom they sprang.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
She managed the recital, as she hoped, with address; prepared her anxious listener with caution; related simply and honestly the chief points on which Willoughby grounded his apology; did justice to his repentance, and softened only his protestations of present regard.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
But Valentine was so weak that this recital scarcely produced the same effect it would have done had she been in her usual state of health.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
He flattered himself he should be able to frighten Porthos with the adventure of the baldric, which he might, if not killed upon the spot, relate to everybody a recital which, well managed, would cover Porthos with ridicule.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
When this recital of events was ended, his voice once more changed, and became plaintive and even musical, in its low guttural sounds.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context