- Paul [pawl] /pɔl/, 1844–96, French poet.
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It is bitter in Baudelaire, sweet and plaintive in Lamartine, mystic in Verlaine.De Profundis
Strangely enough he had temperament, and set to music Heine and Verlaine.
I sit and think of Verlaine's 'It rains in my heart as it rains in the town.'
He is not Socrates and he is not Verlaine, I said to myself.
No wonder Verlaine fell frequently into what his conscience told him was sin!Suspended Judgments
John Cowper Powys
- Paul (pɔl). 1844–96, French poet. His verse includes Poèmes saturniens (1866), Fêtes galantes (1869) and Romances sans paroles (1874). He was closely associated with Rimbaud and was a precursor of the symbolists