Definition of Recountals
1. recountal [n] - See also: recountal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Recountals
Literary usage of Recountals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the (1898)
"... stimulated by his father's recountals of experience iu the wild western country, and his own observations had furnished some fitting themes for powerful ..."
2. The Americans at home, or, Byeways, backwoods, and prairies. by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1854)
"His exhibitions of trophies won, and the recountals of his many hunts, inflamed our desires for participations in future. He, good fellow, could not resist ..."
3. --proceedings and Addresses --. by Pennsylvania-German Society (1898)
"... for they too suit in most realistically along with recountals of ancestral hardship in these then pathless woods and upon these once bridgeless streams. ..."
4. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction by Reuben Percy, John Timbs (1840)
"And though search be made among the Annals of olden History, be they Anglican or Foreign, among the noblest recountals of gorgeous fete and sumptuous ..."
5. Ancient Egypt: A Series of Chapters on Early Egyptian History, Archaeology by George Robins Gliddon (1843)
"... most perfect ease and elegance, and full of recountals of thrilling adventures and picturesque descriptions. 15000 copies have already becn sold, ..."
6. The Romance and Tragedy of Pioneer Life: A Popular Account of the Heroes and by Augustus Lynch Mason, John Clark Ridpath (1883)
"They preferred events, dramatic narratives, thrilling recountals to the simple facts which make up the every-day life of the Indian. ..."