He spoke movingly about his parents, got a rousing response to every paean to business success and American values.
Shockingly, this paean to the good old days did not prevail.
If the point was to create a paean to mediocrity, then Linklater has made maybe the definitive work on the subject.
In its modern origins California was paean to progress in the best sense of the word.
A paean to the lack of “personal ambition” in the American armed forces?
That hum of wings is the Calicurgus' paean of triumph, until it be her death-song.
There was no word of the bank episode, nothing but a paean of victory.
Methinks the ocean eagle himself burst into a paean of praise!
paean, A name of Apollo; a song sung before or after a battle.
This paean of recantation and aspiration occupies the remainder of the poem.
1590s, from Latin paean "hymn of deliverance," from Greek paian "hymn, chant, hymn to Apollo," from Paian, a name of the god of healing; originally the physician of the gods (in Homer), later merged with Apollo; literally "one who touches" (i.e. "one who heals by a touch"), from paio "to touch, strike."