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How to use madrigal in a sentence

She sat down at the spinet and played a little madrigal by Orlando Gibbons that was associated with her earliest childhood.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
Perhaps she would soon be down—should he write the madrigal he had promised her?
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
Every man tried his hand at verses, and learned to sing a madrigal, and tinkle the accompaniment with his own fingers.
MILTON'S ENGLANDLUCIA AMES MEAD
These were days when the proa went shouting across the empty southern seas to madrigal and choric song.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
She seemed to belong rightly to a madrigal—to require viewing through rhyme and harmony.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
His gay maidens, were they at this moment singing over some new madrigal prepared to greet him on his return?
A BOOK OF QUAKER SAINTSLUCY VIOLET HODGKIN
Flinging myself on the grass, close to the brook, I began to warble a rustic madrigal.
THE HEROINEEATON STANNARD BARRETT
The word “madrigal” is frequently also used to designate a sentimental or trifling expression in a half-contemptuous sense.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 3VARIOUS
But this does not indicate any continuation of the true musical history of the madrigal.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The greatest classics in the madrigal style are those of Italy; and but little, if at all, below them come the English.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 3VARIOUS

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