If the point was to create a paean to mediocrity, then Linklater has made maybe the definitive work on the subject.
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.
In its modern origins California was paean to progress in the best sense of the word.
It opened with a paean to his wife and was published on Monday.
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."