Dirge sentence examples

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  • Rather, the contrary; for he implies that The Qinoth contained not only Jeremiah's single dirge on Josiah, but also the elegies of " all the singing men and singing women," from the time of Josiah's death (608) down to his own day (3rd century).

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  • The wind blew the entire night, creaking and groaning about the old building in a mournful dirge.

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  • Other works: C. Taylor, Dirge of Koh.

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  • Such men were Egil, the foe of Eirik Bloodaxe and the friend of lEthelstan; Kormak, the hot-headed champion; Eyvind, King Haakon's poet, called Skaldaspillir, because he copied in his dirge over that king the older and finer Eiriksmal; Gunnlaug, who sang at Æthelred's court, and fell at the hands of a brother bard, Hrafn; Hallfred, Olaf Tryggvason's poet, who lies in Iona by the side of Macbeth; Sighvat, Saint Olaf's henchman, most prolific of all his comrades; Thormod, Coalbrow's poet, who died singing after Sticklestad battle; Ref, Ottar the Black, Arnor the earls' poet, and, of those whose poetry was almost confined to Iceland, Gretti, Biorn the Hitdale champion, and the two model Icelandic masters, Einar Skulason and Markus the Lawman, both of the 12th century.

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  • The sailors, desirous of hearing so famous a musician, consented, and the poet, standing on the deck of the ship, in full minstrel's attire, sang a dirge accompanied by his lyre.

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  • for Jeremiah's dirge on Josiah, or that the book he calls The Qinoth was identical with our Qinoth.

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  • is strictly a " dirge."

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  • John Ball and a group of peasants sing a dirge over Wat Tyler.

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  • A vivid description of the festival at Alexandria (for which Bion probably wrote his Dirge of Adonis) is given by Theocritus in his fifteenth idyll, the Adoniazusae.

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  • (e) The Dirges and Battle Songs - such as that on Hafur-firth Battle Hrafnsmal, by Thiodolf of Hvin orThorbjorn Hornklofi, shortly after 870; Eirik's Dirge (Eiriksmdl) between 950 and 969; the DartLay on Clontarf Battle (1014); Biarka-mal (fragments of which we have, and paraphrase of more is found in Hrolf Kraki's Saga and in Saxo).

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  • After his death the mourning pupil wrote a funeral dirge (1908) in memory of his master.

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  • only (" Jeremiah sang this dirge ").

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  • tuneless indie dirge.

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  • Why not make - say - all television stations play that dirge at some point during the day?

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  • Surely ' Country Classics ' does a better job of venting your spleen than a barrage of tuneless indie dirge.

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  • The specter, after listening for a moment, joined in the mournful dirge; and floated out upon the bleak, dark night.

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  • I turned over to ITV1 rather than watch the same dirge this morning.

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  • He arranges the ultra psychedelic dirge that is ' Lights ' and the swirling psych pop of ' Something New and Different ' .

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  • Unfortunately these 5 tracks tend to bleed into one another like a mid tempo funeral dirge.

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  • Ambient soundscapes, drum machine trickery, and the occasional guitar dirge pepper the album.

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  • The sorrows of his country and his own physical sufferings have communicated a melancholy tone to the writings of Krasinski, which read like a dirge, or as if the poet stood always by an open grave - and the grave is that of Poland.

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  • Such men were Egil, the foe of Eirik Bloodaxe and the friend of lEthelstan; Kormak, the hot-headed champion; Eyvind, King Haakon's poet, called Skaldaspillir, because he copied in his dirge over that king the older and finer Eiriksmal; Gunnlaug, who sang at Æthelred's court, and fell at the hands of a brother bard, Hrafn; Hallfred, Olaf Tryggvason's poet, who lies in Iona by the side of Macbeth; Sighvat, Saint Olaf's henchman, most prolific of all his comrades; Thormod, Coalbrow's poet, who died singing after Sticklestad battle; Ref, Ottar the Black, Arnor the earls' poet, and, of those whose poetry was almost confined to Iceland, Gretti, Biorn the Hitdale champion, and the two model Icelandic masters, Einar Skulason and Markus the Lawman, both of the 12th century.

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  • Sounding more rock than stoner rock dirge than they do on record, there's plenty of noise from the three members.

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  • The chronicler gives a rather different account of the battle, and his allusion to the dirge uttered by Jeremiah over his death (2 Chron.

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