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the first appearance of daylight in the morning

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cacophony of cockcrows, I thought of the sound as song: these were
The second essential is confidence in itself: it must not feel that it is an anachronism, a mediaeval ghost lingering belated in a democratic age till some revolutionary cockcrow sends it to limbo.
He talked about the symbolism of the cockcrow (which for Pearson was associated with Lecoq's training) as a call to consciousness, tying this in with his sense of purpose in making theatre.
Therefore, keep awake--for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or at dawn, or else he may find you asleep when he comes suddenly.
President, started with a cockcrow sound, perhaps to signify an important early morning message from him to his fellow countrymen.
Williams can occasionally be heard bemoaning the absence of genuine stars but, by God, she has had a superb season, and you have to get up well before cockcrow to get the better of her.
Her mother's instruction parallels that of Tutor Chen: "As the Rites prescribe, 'it is proper for a daughter at first cockcrow to wash her hands, to rinse her mouth, to dress her hair, to pin the same, to pay respects to father and mother'" (24).
There is a compulsory three-day ritual lament at cockcrow, two weeks onslaught of the Umuada' (kindred sisters of the husband) (3) during which they are sumptuously fed amidst severe censorship, and a one-year mourning period during which she was confined to her home (160-62).
A similar effect was suggested by Cockcrow and Laidlaw (1978).
The main carol singing service was Plygain which translates into English as Cockcrow.
At cockcrow, the Music Master [yueshi [Chinese Text Omitted]] strikes the drum to announce the dawn.
The poem entitled "Petaling Jaya" briefly contrasts the traditional and the modern: "A drop of sound in the dusk/Of dawn, the muezzin's call/Moans faintly through loudspeakers/To the lonely accompaniment of cockcrow.
June Barraclough's absorbing novel, Ghosts at Cockcrow, is set in a village in the Yorkshire Dales in the mid-eighteenth century where the inhabitants range from the chief landowner, a thoughtful young woman called Claris Fearnley, to members of the largest and poorest families.
Pub: The Cockcrow, Mill Lane, Hebburn, South Tyneside.
To clinch his point, Jesus sketches in briefest outline a parable of how someone going on a journey will command the doorkeeper to be "on the watch" so that when the master returns "in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or at dawn"--"whenever," as we say--the doorkeeper will be at the ready.