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  • By the way, a certain development of the melancholic mood in Verlaine's poem "La chanson d'automne" can be found in the nostalgic poem by Jacques Prévert, music by Kosma: "Les feuilles mortes" = 'dead leaves' (song known in English as 'Autumn leaves').

    avant-propos - French Word-A-Day

  • I, too, had to memorize Chanson d'automne for my French class.

    sanglot - French Word-A-Day

  • By the way, a certain development of the melancholic mood in Verlaine's poem "La chanson d'automne" can be found in the nostalgic poem by Jacques Prévert, music by Kosma: "Les feuilles mortes" = 'dead leaves' song known in English as 'Autumn leaves'.

    avant-propos - French Word-A-Day

  • Les Cowboys Fringants are my favourite Quebecois band and "Toune d'automne" is my favourite Quebecois song.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Now, if you live in Quebec, you might have noticed that the fraises d'automne are available now--if you've never tried them before, they're amazing, oftentimes even better than our summer strawberries, and this cake really lets them shine. fig. i: quebec strawberries

    Open House

  • Now, if you live in Quebec, you might have noticed that the fraises d'automne are available now--if you've never tried them before, they're amazing, oftentimes even better than our summer strawberries, and this cake really lets them shine. fig. i: quebec strawberries

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • The ensuing 1909 painting, "L'énigme d'un après-midi d'automne" (Enigma of an Autumn Afternoon), shows a white, temple-like building and a marble statue against a blue sky.

    Contemplating Artistic Mysteries

  • Snow in Autumn, retitled from the French Les Mouches d'automne (The Flies of Autumn), and not to be confused with the as yet untranslated Les Feux de l'automne (The Fires of Autumn), follows the declining years of Tatiana, faithful nanny to the Karines, a wealthy Russian family forced to abandon their estate during the Civil War and make their home in France.

    Irène Némirovsky: The Dogs & the Wolves

  • I, too, had to memorize Chanson d'automne for my French class.

    sanglot - French Word-A-Day

  • Ce serait bien de pouvoir s'en reparler en début d'automne

    Notes From San Francisco — Climb to the Stars

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