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synonyms for Cockaigne

  • Cloudcuckooland
  • Fiddler's Green
  • Neverland
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How to use Cockaigne in a sentence

Never comes the trader thither, never o'er the purple main Sounds the oath of British commerce, or the accents of Cockaigne.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
It is a superb land, a country of Cockaigne, as they say, that I dream of visiting with an old friend.
THE POEMS AND PROSE POEMS OF CHARLES BAUDELAIRECHARLES BAUDELAIRE
An old French poem on the Land of Cockaigne described it as an ideal land of luxury and ease.
EARLY REVIEWS OF ENGLISH POETSJOHN LOUIS HANEY
There is a wonderful country, a country of Cockaigne, they say, which I dreamed of visiting with an old friend.
BAUDELAIRE: HIS PROSE AND POETRYCHARLES BAUDELAIRE
It is, says Dixon, the common English broadsheet "turned into the dialect of Cockaigne."
THE ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH POPULAR BALLADS (VOLUME I OF 5)VARIOUS
Cockaigne is a delightful country, and the Cockaigne of criticism is as agreeable as the other provinces.
ESSAYS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE, 1780-1860GEORGE SAINTSBURY
His kingdom was the “Land of Cockaigne,” a borrowing, most probably, from the thirteenth century satire by that name.
LEIGH HUNT'S RELATIONS WITH BYRON, SHELLEY AND KEATSBARNETTE MILLER
"He may be a veritable subject of the kingdom of Cockaigne, for aught I know," replied his friend.
SYBILBENJAMIN DISRAELI
She had the haunting melancholy of Russia in her face, but her voice was as the voice of Cockaigne.
MODERN ESSAYSJOHN MACY
Her face had the melancholy of Russia, but her voice was as the voice of Cockaigne.
NIGHTS IN LONDONTHOMAS BURKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COCKAIGNE

  • Cloudcuckooland
  • Cockaigne
  • Fiddler's Green
  • Neverland
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.