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  • noun Plural form of reciter.


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  • It takes as long as 20 years to master moving the puppets and some handlers and reciters are listed as "living national treasures" by the Japanese government.

    Puppet Love

  • Many bunraku fan sites, such as the blogs Mannaka Na Hibi (kayabatyou. and Yoshida Tamame San Ouen (tamamefun., are linked to sites of reciters, puppeteers and even samisen players.

    Puppet Love

  • I am, of course, referring to the 'Bible-reciters' who call out to everyone that walks by, telling us and our children that fairies are demons and that we are worshipping satan.

    Fairie Festival Press Release

  • Bela Lugosi's Dracula had a posh accent; Klaus Kinski's German-speaking Nosferatu apologized for his rude entrances; Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt's Lestat and Louis were stereotypical French -- effeminate reciters of poetry.

    Darrell Hartman: The New Vampires: Sexy Time Is Over

  • Homeristæ = reciters of Homer, as opposed to the Homeridæ or School of Homer.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Exhibitors of Punch, buffo singers with guitars, reciters of poetry, reciters of stories, a row of cheap exhibitions with clowns and showmen, drums, and trumpets, painted cloths representing the wonders within, and admiring crowds assembled without, assist the whirl and bustle.

    Pictures from Italy

  • Ludorum pompa, &c. In Italy they have solemn declamations of certain select young gentlemen in Florence (like those reciters in old Rome), and public theatres in most of their cities, for stage-players and others, to exercise and recreate themselves.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Let this then be one of our rules and principles concerning the gods, to which our poets and reciters will be expected to conform — that God is not the author of all things, but of good only.

    The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett

  • His problem is that he continues to believe that without the input of scroll-reciters, humans will have difficulty distinguishing “right” from “wrong.”

    Bazell says "quit whining" - The Panda's Thumb

  • I know enough to pass, but can ANYONE think of anything amusing to say about that crowd of Monty Python reciters?

    operation global media domination: victory! « raincoaster


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