Roundelay by Samuel Beckett

on all that strand
at end of day
steps sole sound
long sole sound
until unbidden stay
then no sound
on all that strand
long no sound
until unbidden go
steps sole sound
long sole sound
on all that strand
at end of day

Round"e*lay (?), n. [OF. rondelet, dim. of rondel. See Roundel, Roundeau, and cf. Roundlet, Rundlet.]

1. Poetry

See Rondeau, and Rondel.

2. Mus. (a)

A tune in which a simple strain is often repeated; a simple rural strain which is short and lively.

Spenser. Tennyson. (b)

A dance in a circle

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3.

Anything having a round form; a roundel.

 

© Webster 1913.

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