Sometimes, by way of providing a varied entertainment, they sing a dirge.
But it was only the cold wind from the mountains whistling a dirge.
It was a dirge, which he was intoning as he bent over the cookstove.
"Neither did he," he observed, and began to whistle what sounded like a dirge.
The entrance to the room where the Bella figlia had been succeeded by a dirge, was blocked.
But my dread of that dirge kept me from accepting these invitations.
For us it may be a pæan or it may be a dirge, and only the gods know which!
He was obeyed,—he died, it is said, before the dirge was finished.
It certainly looked as if a true prophet was writing that dirge!
That sound was never out of their ears while they lived, and it was the dirge to which they died.