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The deacon came out onto the raised space before the altar screen and, holding his thumb extended, drew his long hair from under his dalmatic and, making the sign of the cross on his breast, began in a loud and solemn voice to recite the words of the prayer.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Also, he started to recite poetry to Sobakevitch, who blinked as he listened, for he greatly desired to go to sleep.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
It would be tedious, too, to recite how many towns have been bought by the Florentines and by the Venetians, which, afterwards, have only been a trouble to them, from their not knowing how to defend with iron what they had won with gold.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Even small children could recite with hate and fear the horrors the Yankees had inflicted upon the conquered territory.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
I could recite you the whole of Thucydides, Xenophon, Plutarch, Titus Livius, Tacitus, Strada, Jornandes, Dante, Montaigne, Shakespeare, Spinoza, Machiavelli, and Bossuet.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
He can recite different poems by heart; and whenever he gets hold of a penknife, he makes little carriages as skilfully as a conjurer.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol Context
One evening they came over for a visit, and naturally the first subject upon which the conversation turned was the neighborhood and its history; and then Grandmother Majauszkiene, as the old lady was called, proceeded to recite to them a string of horrors that fairly froze their blood.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context