Canticles

Part of speech: noun

The Song of Solomon.

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Usage examples "canticles":

  1. 26 to 45 and 52 to 58, as two separate canticles between the Prayer of Manasses and Magnificat; the second, vv. - "The Three Additions to Daniel, A Study", William Heaford Daubney.
  2. Sulamith, who figures in the drama, owes her name to the Canticles, from which it was borrowed by the librettist, but no element of her character nor any of the incidents in which she is involved. - "A Second Book of Operas", Henry Edward Krehbiel.
  3. In those moments, what a relief it was to let himself float on the canticles of the Church! - "Saint Augustin", Louis Bertrand.