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Coronach   Listen
noun
Coronach  n.  See Coranach.






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"Coronach" Quotes from Famous Books



... slavishly in the form of the stanza he took for Harold), the famous beginning of the stag, the description of the pass (till Fitz-James begins to soliloquise), some of the songs (especially the masterly 'Coronach'), the passage of the Fiery Cross, the apparition of the clan (not perhaps so great as some have thought it, but still great), the struggle, the guard-room (which shocked Jeffrey dreadfully)—these ...
— Sir Walter Scott - Famous Scots Series • George Saintsbury

... captain that ever cocked the sweet gale (bog myrtle) in his bonnet. Farewell to you for a while, and if you will go to the top of the Tom an Lonach behind the house, you will see a gallant sight, and hear such a coronach as will reach the top of Ben Lawers. A boat will wait for you, three hours hence, at a wee bit creek about half a mile westward from the head ...
— The Fair Maid of Perth • Sir Walter Scott



Words linked to "Coronach" :   lament, vocal, song, requiem, dirge



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