He was thus gazing and brooding when one day he observed a coracle
drawing to the shore.
- "Irish Fairy Tales", James Stephens.
Day after day he haunted the spot, but never saw again either the damsel or the coracle.
- "Crotchet-Castle", Peacock, Thomas Love.
Bending the yielding osiers aside, he drew out the ducks one by one, wrung their necks, and passing their heads through his girdle, made his way again to the coracle.
- "The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred", G. A. Henty.