de la Mare
[ duhluh-mair, del-uh -mair ]
/ də lə ˈmɛər, ˈdɛl ə ˌmɛər /
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Walter (John), 1873–1956, English poet, novelist, playwright, and short-story writer.
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How to use de la Mare in a sentence
Mr. de la Mare is at the opposite pole to poets so robustly at ease with experience as Browning and Whitman.
Mr. Squire would feel as out of place in a hedge as would Mr. de la Mare.
I am tempted to think that Mr. de la Mare is the kind of poet more likely to grow in England than America.
The haunting beauty of Mr. de la Mare's delicate art springs from an ear of superlative tenderness and sophistication.
As for Mr. de la Mare himself, he is a modest man and keeps behind his songs.
British Dictionary definitions for de la Mare
de la Mare
/ (də lɑː mɛə) /
Walter (John). 1873–1956, English poet and novelist, noted esp for his evocative verse for children. His works include the volumes of poetry The Listeners and Other Poems (1912) and Peacock Pie (1913) and the novel Memoirs of a Midget (1921)
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