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  • Aubade rhymes with "sérénade" and makes me think of "troubadours" singing 'a dawn serenade '- to the woman they love!

    aubade - French Word-A-Day

  • Aubade rhymes with "sérénade" and makes me think of "troubadours" singing 'a dawn serenade' - to the woman they love!

    aubade - French Word-A-Day

  • Yes, Johnson is interested in the poetry of praise, but also the sheer gymnastics of language as we see from this excerpt from "Aubade"

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  • The end of Philip Larkin's great and gloomy poem 'Aubade' is anachronistic, but in the happiest sense.

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  • ITN Corporation presents the 'Aubade' album, a comprehensive collection of recordings made by In The Nursery during their first years, the period between 1983 and 1985.

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  • Any of his readers would realize as much, since diffidence, hesitation or indecision are crucial to his poetry - most explicitly and hauntingly in "Aubade", which achieves an appalled, literal clarity about the way death, "the sure extinction that we travel to / And shall be lost in always", for those who live in terror of it "slows each impulse down to indecision".

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  • "Postmen like doctors go from house to house", goes the last line of "Aubade", Philip

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  • The upstart store sells luxurious European brands, such as Aubade, Simon Pérèle, and Chantelle, in a large range of sizes.


  • "Aubade" is a beautiful track with sax and gentle guitar throughout.

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  • When the muse virtually deserted him in the mid-1970s — he wrote only a handful of poems after those collected in High Windows, published in 1974, although that handful included his final masterpiece, "Aubade" — he made light of it, saying that he had lost the ability to write poems in the same way that he had lost his hair, but in reality he was devastated, and much of the pain and rage of his final decade is surely directly attributable to this loss.

    Homage to Philip Larkin


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