And I'm no' the precentor; I'm no' the man, ye ken, that lifts the tune.
Since then the precentor's box had preserved its lonely splendour.
The most uncanny thing about the kirk was the precentor's box beneath the pulpit.
I think it was the music, or the painted windows, or the precentor.
It occurs in Chapter cxv., Of the precentor and his assistant.
William of Malmsbury ...