How to use Recited in a sentence
She recited it in her mind.
No fighting, she recited anxiously.
This was recited in parliament, and he was formally deposed.
The writer of the Oratorian Commentary (Theodulf of Orleans?) addressing a synod which instructed him to provide an exposition of this work on the faith, writes of it, as " here and there recited in our churches, and continually made the subject of meditation by our priests."
It had been too long since he recited them; five summers had passed since he was freed from the underground.Advertisement
At Moffat he met John Home, the author of Douglas, for whom he recited some Gaelic verses from memory.
Of course an entire epic could not be recited on a single occasion; nor can we suppose that it would be thought out from beginning to end before any part of it was presented to an audience.
He is specially chosen for good character, and Azan must not be recited by any one unclean, by a drunkard, by the insane, or by a woman.
Then he ordered his treasurer to pay the poet five hundred pieces of gold; for, indeed, the poem which he had recited was wonderfully fine.
He computed the answer in his head and recited the thirty-nine-digit answer in pounds.Advertisement
We are going to fight them, she recited.
Being intended for the Hotri's use, both these works treat exclusively of the hymns and verses recited by that priest and his assistants, either in the form of connected litanies or in detached verses invoking the deities to whom oblations are made, or uttered in response to the.
On this occasion he recited the well-known fable of the belly and the members.
The laws were recited before the pope and confirmed by his authority, upon which Howel and his companions returned home."
The poet subsequently told Mr Edmund Gosse that his father would not let him leave Somersby till, on successive days, he had recited from memory the whole of the odes of Horace.Advertisement
When a pretence was made of opening, with an iron instrument, the mouth of the divine statue, to the accompaniment of recited formulae, this can hardly be termed anything but magic. Similarly, the potency attributed to ushebli-figures and the copies of the Book of the Dead deposited in the tombs is magical in quality.
The result of these considerations seems to be that nothing rests on good evidence beyond the fact that Homer was recited by law at the Panathenaic festival.
The epic reciting his wonderful deed in despatching the monster Tiamat and in establishing law and Order in the world in the place of chaos was recited in his temple at Babylon known as E-Saggila, "the lofty house," and there are some reasons for believing that the recital was accompanied by a dramatical representation of the epic.
Mr. Jefferson recited the best dialogues of "Rip Van Winkle," in which the tear came close upon the smile.
I also recited "Laus Deo," and as I spoke the concluding verses, he placed in my hands a statue of a slave from whose crouching figure the fetters were falling, even as they fell from Peter's limbs when the angel led him forth out of prison.Advertisement
The paschal lamb is no longer eaten but represented by the shank bone of a lamb roasted in the ashes; unleavened bread and bitter herbs (haroseth) are eaten; four cups of wine are drunk before and after the repast, and a certain number of Psalms are recited.
His teaching found expression in poems, which he recited rhapsodically in the course of his travels.
In 1816 he established a society, consisting only of Hindus, in which texts from the Vedas were recited and theistic hymns chanted.
The Joruri is a dramatic ballad, sung or recited to the accompaniment of the samisen and in unison with the movements of puppets.
According to the dominant view, however, the ritual use of the Koran is not in the least concerned with the sacred words being understood, but solely with their being quite properly recited.Advertisement
The formulae recited for such purposes are not purely cabalistic, though inasmuch as mystery is of the very essence of magic, foreign words and outlandish names occur in them by preference.
In 1868 he issued the next collection in Under the Willows and other Poems, but in 1865 he had delivered his "Ode recited at the Harvard Commemoration," and the successive centennial historical anniversaries drew from him a series of stately odes.
Against the accusation of being a drinker of wine he himself protested in verses which he recited when he sent the army against Ibn Zobair.
In his presence young Vergniaud on one occasion recited some verses of his own composition.
In its original form, Beowulf was a product of the time when poetry was composed not to be read, but to be recited in the halls of kings and nobles.Advertisement
Only that Homer was recited in fragments by the rhapsodists, and that these partial recitations were made into a continuous whole by Peisistratus; which does not necessarily mean more than that Peisistratus did what other authorities ascribe to Solon and Hipparchus, viz.
They are epic in character, and were recited by professional jongleurs (who may be compared to the aouSoi of Homer).
He subsequently made over to his principal disciples the task of consolidating his community, and passed the last twelve years of his life at Puri in Orissa, the great centre of the worship of Vishnu as Jagannatha, or "lord of the world," which he remodelled in accordance with his doctrine, causing the mystic songs of Jayadeva to be recited before the images in the morning and evening as part of the daily service; and, in fact, as in the other Vaishnava creeds, seeking to humanize divine adoration by bringing it into accord with the experience of human love.
It consists of three texts describing the mystery, recited as versicle and response alternately with the salutation "Hail, Mary!"
This devotion is recited in the Catholic Church three times daily, about 6 A.M., noon and 6 P.M.Advertisement
In the early days of Christian worship, when Jewish custom was followed, the Bible furnished all that was thought necessary, containing as it did the books from which the lessons were read and the psalms that were recited.
Psalms i.-cviii., with some omissions, are recited at Matins, twelve each day from Monday to Saturday, and eighteen on Sunday.
The responsories are similar in form to the antiphons, but come at the end of the psalm, being originally the reply of the choir or congregation to the precentor who recited the psalm.
A new constitution was recited by the estates and accepted by them unanimously.
The catechumens turned to the west in pronouncing this; then turning to the east they recited the creed.Advertisement
The laws were publicly promulgated or rehearsed; there were councils to deal with disputes and matters of local interest; popular sports such as horse-racing, running and wrestling were held; poems and tales were recited, and prizes were awarded to the best performers of every dan or art; while at the same time foreign traders came with their wares, which they exchanged for native produce, chiefly skins, wool and frieze.
Marie's task was to give these cante-fables a narrative form destined to be read rather than sung or recited.
The most memorable was the response to the question Where is God? It was recited by the class with a powerful rhythmic chant.
Would he have prayed toward Mecca, fasted at Ramadan, recited the Creed or indeed denied his own divinity?
Often, but not always, myths are recited explaining the origin, attributes and behavior of these strange and sacred habitants of liminality.Advertisement
Howie addressed the haggis with much verve, to be followed by the Selkirk grace recited by John Cutt.
The hieroglyphic inscriptions present incantations to be recited to protect the body against harmful creatures.
I have recited the mantra for one whole year " .
Next exciting turn was some English poetry - well, let's call it verse - recited phonetically by some twelve year olds.
How does it feel hearing your lyrics being recited after all these years, by older and younger ravers?Advertisement
He simply recited what was put into his mouth, without any input of his own.
One day I was sitting in the mosque when a man entered and recited the same surah in a different style.
Pollio was the first Roman author who recited his writings to an audience of his friends, a practice which afterwards became common at Rome.
The people frequently assemble in bowers and arbours constructed of leafy boughs to hear kathas recited.
The poets asked for an explanation of this allusion, and Firdousi recited to them the battle as described in the Shahnama, and delighted and astonished them with his learning and eloquence.
Voltaire makes an interesting observation on the technical difference between an English and a French sermon in the 18th century; the former, he says, is a solid and somewhat dry dissertation which the preacher reads to the congregation without a gesture and without any inflection of his voice; the latter is a long declamation, scrupulously divided into three points, and recited by heart with enthusiasm.
But, as such an appointment was obviously convenient, the lords petitioned for a steward; and a fresh commission was accordingly issued in an amended form, which recited the petition, and omitted words implying that the appointment was necessary.
At the same time his love of the marvellous found gratification in the wonders of the Arabian Nights, and it is further characteristically related of him that he used to carry continually in his waistcoat pocket a miniature copy of Ossian, passages from which he frequently recited with "sonorous elocution and vehement gesticulation."
The other episodes were introduced by some later writer, who had heard recited, or perhaps had read, a multitude of the old heathen songs, the substance of which he piously sought to preserve from oblivion by weaving it in an abridged form, into the texture of the one great poem which he was transcribing.
No sooner did the apostle of Allah recited a verse than a knot loosened.
One day I was sitting in the mosque when a man entered and recited the same Surah in a different style.
Prayers can also be recited among families as a personal way to bring faith into the event.
As they recited their vows, the dogs lay at the Happy Couple's feet, one of them blissfully napping on Desiree's wedding gown.
It was said that Walt Disney was found Abraham Lincoln to be one of the most influential figures in history, to the point where he recited the President's Gettysburg Address as a child.
Any parent who has ever sleepily recited Green Eggs and Ham from memory for the ten-thousandth time knows that children usually do not mind reading repetition, but only when it is a book that particularly catches their interest.
Once her candle is lit, she will have the girls participating in the ceremony (whether it is investiture or rededication) light each of the remaining candles from her single candle, one for each promise and law as they are recited.
He recited a meticulous inventory of everything in the bedroom quarters, including the page number of a book his wife was reading as she remained in bed.
These poems were recited at rhapsodic contests together with those of Homer and Hesiod, and Orphic hymns were used in the Eleusinian mysteries.'
Further, the Megillath Ta'anith (" roll of fasts "), an old source with a collection of miscellaneous legends, &c.; Megillath Antiokhos, on the martyrdom under Hadrian; Seder`Olam Rabbah, on biblical history from Adam to the rebellion of Bar Kokba (Barcocheba); the " Book of Jashar "; the Chronicle of Jerahmeel," &c. Liturgical Midrash is illustrated by the Haggada shel Pesah, part of the ritual recited at the domestic service of the first two Passover evenings.
Some who were writers were driven to publish by the occasion; and after the orders of government, which were occasionally published to be obeyed, occasional poems, such as the poems of Solon, the odes of Pindar and the plays of the dramatists, which all had a political significance, were probably the first writings to be published or, rather, recited and acted, from written copies.
It is possible that these incantations were recited as part of the funerary ritual, but there is no doubt that their mere presence in the tombs was supposed to be magically effective for the welfare of the dead.
At Athens there was a law that the Homeric poems should be recited (1 5446a-eat) on every occasion of the Panathenaea.
It was necessary, of course, to divide the poem to be recited into parts, and to compel each contending rhapsodist to take the part assigned to him.
He adds that there was a famous rhapsodist, Cynaethus of Chios, who was said to be the author of the Hymn to Apollo, and to have first recited Homer at Syracuse about the 69th Olympiad.
It may be that down to comparatively late times poetry was not commonly read, but was recited from memory.
He made me sit in his armchair, while he brought different interesting things for me to examine, and at his request I recited "The Chambered Nautilus," which was then my favorite poem.
In answer to my question she recited a part of the poem called 'Freaks of the Frost,' and she referred to a little piece about winter, in one of the school readers.
The one success of his Oxford career was the winning the Newdigate Prize by his poem "Salsette and Elephanta," which he recited in the Sheldonian Theatre (June 1839).
It has to be considered, however, that many of those sermonizing pieces which are so tedious to us, especially when we read two or three in succession (perhaps in a very inadequate translation), must have had a quite different effect when recited under the burning sky and on the barren soil of Mecca.