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"The April rain, the April rain,
Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
The cuckoo through the April rain
Calls once again."

Mathilde Blind, April Rain
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Lionise

HeknerHekner Posts: 1,493 ✭✭✭✭✭
"... the play was an ironic statement on how 'great men' are lionised after their deaths."





to lionise /ˈlaɪ.ə.naɪz/ - to give a lot of public attention and approval to (someone); to treat as a celebrity


Modern sportsmen are lionised and feted. (ODO)

"The world was a fantastic, marvelous, awesome place, Rose decided."

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  • FrankFrank Moderator Posts: 6,433 mod

  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,268 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Many people participate in strike just to get lionized by the media.
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,790 mod
    Why other foreigners lionise new acquaintances from different countries?
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