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/ vɛrˈlɛn /
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Paul [pawl], /pɔl/, 1844–96, French poet.
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How to use Verlaine in a sentence
One great writer, however, who would never have been what he was save for Charles Baudelaire, is Verlaine.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
In places the careless phrase, phrases careless of sense, in places the thing bien dit as in Verlaine.Instigations|Ezra Pound
There is an air of almost military rigidity about the pride of this bust; I do not find Verlaine in that trait.
Verlaine was nearer to the great secret when he wrote Sagesse and, at the same time, Paralllement.
With the exception of two melodies for some lines by Verlaine, this was my first experience of composing music for French words.An Autobiography|Igor Stravinsky
British Dictionary definitions for Verlaine
/ (French vɛrlɛn) /
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
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