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We might have paeans in Sappho and Alcaeus, (18) and there is a clear reference to a wedding paean in Sappho 44V Therefore, it was perhaps with Sappho and Alcaeus in mind that the commentaries on this verse of Archilochus quote Terpander.
Amid paeans to idealized love, Tannhauser loses his grip and embarrasses everyone by singing of physical love's rewards, about which he knows plenty.
Online paeans to him surface each day; memorials in many cities are planned [see EricRofes.
These books are neither trite travelogues nor pretentious paeans of the Crescent City that has occupied our national consciousness these past months.
Yet, typically, just when Genzken had fully formed that vocabulary in her wooden hybrids--ranging from paeans to the utopian promises of luminously colored biomorphic abstraction and proto-utilitarian mechanomorphic devices for submarine and extraterrestrial locomotion--she abruptly canceled all continuity and abandoned the holistic splendor of her immaculate conceptions in favor of an aesthetic of rupture, rubble, and architectural fragments (at the very moment her work--included in 1982's Documenta 7--had finally become widely visible).
Similar paeans echoed among one million South Asians living in the greater London region.
Carolyn Graglia's paeans to "the joys of domestic life" warrant inclusion in women's studies textbooks.
The preface contains paeans of praise from both architects and Jack Zunz of Arups, the firm that he worked for all his life.
The Frank O'Hara imitations/homages ("Morning Poem" and "Derrick Poem [The Lost World]") only emphasize by contrast the superiority of the New York poet, and the obligatory paeans to Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, and John Coltrane (along with nods to Roberta Flack, Marvin Gaye, and Donny Hathaway) are largely flaccid and uninspired.
Paeans of praise from critics have been heaped on it.
More like a car than a gulley-climber, response so far has been uniformly approving with paeans of praise lavished on the gutsy 4.
The very stuff of God, then, moulded into the hands of Satan but used--oh, to be sure--in a righteous, a glorious cause, and all people of peace, goodwill, and kindliness should gloat and sing paeans on the edge of that enormous crater where tens of thousands of mangled bodies fester in the stench of death.