In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1canto masculinehimno masculinehe expected a paean of praise — esperaba un panegírico
- The film, then, works both as a paean to old age and a bittersweet look at a bygone era.
- The whole production, really, is a paean to the beauty of Olivia, who, as played by Blais, displays none of the blandness this character sometimes falls into.
- Watch the heritage programmes that fail to enliven our television viewing and you will hear paeans of praise for the most ghastly buildings whose only merit is their decrepitude.
- But despite these revelations, the novel is a paean to the power of the aesthetic.
- Interwoven with the tale of the group sighting the great bustard is a paean to the kind of childhood that has all but disappeared, and a study of a father-and-son relationship of both huge emotional distance and tender intimacy.
- But the book was ultimately a paean to man's fighting spirit.
- In a space stripped of its Catholic and royal decoration, the tomb became a secular paean to a republican hero.
- Many people have tried to write paeans of praise to horses, but few have succeeded like Ronald Duncan in his Ode to the Horse.
- How odd that an assignment to write about a film I'd never seen turns into a paean to the one movie I've viewed more often than any other - and will doubtlessly see repeatedly long before Nashville enters my thoughts unsolicited again.
- This novel is a dreamy paean to a place that at times seems to transcend the bounds of reality.
- Instead, the book is a paean to family, the navy and heroism.
- All the poems are short paeans to the indomitable courage of ordinary suffering people.
- Many of his poems are on one level paeans to the existence of colour, the apprehension of which often provides the substance and the occasion of poetry.
- The first few minutes of the film are a paean to romantic love, recreating that intensity and joy with disarming simplicity.
- In its fuller exposition, the poem is a paean to the westward expansion of the country.
- The movie Hoosiers is a paean to basketball in Indiana, a fable born of reality, the Cinderella heroes coming from a small town named Hickory.
- These films are a steady countercurrent to the seemingly endless paeans to World War II, a recognition that there have been quite a few wars and generations since the ‘greatest.’
- The book is an unabashed paean to the actresses, and their roles, who account for so much of its interest.
- Its central atrium is literally breathtaking, a joyous paean of luminous space, with which the office floors engage in terraces, balconies and platforms.
- The play is a character-driven comedy but also becomes a paean to the joy that achieving even modest goals can bring.
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