"In the grasses and the bracken," said Gilian, singing it to himself as if it were a coronach.
In every house there would be a crying of the death wail—the coronach of sorrow.
After every fight will not some mother be crooning the coronach for her dear son?
And now comes the ghostly music of the coronach: they are burying the dead.
But when they fell there was none to sing their coronach or wail the death-wail over them.
Some old soldier, probably, playing a gathering or a coronach.
When Father Brindle had concluded, the pipers, accompanied by muffled drums, played the Coronach as a lament.
But when they fell there was none to sing their coronach 16 or wail the death-wail over them.
The most primitive was called epikedeion, a dirge or coronach, improvised by women over the bodies of the dead.
There shall never be coronach cried, or dirge played, for thee or thy bloody wolf-burd.