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A Nip In The Air
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Mar 02, Michael P. The title is a tip off. What is a nip, after all, but a bite?
Air has no teeth to nip you, and so, a metaphor. It is easy to understand why Sir John was beloved in his time, for in this collection he writes about those trite and familiar British institutions, such as rail journeys, the church, attending funerals, the work place, and the countryside. Trite subjects written o The title is a tip off.
Trite subjects written of in unchallenging verse. It is all very pleasant, how could be be otherwise, but there is little in this collection that takes readers to a deeper level of meaning or insight.
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The institutions are not challenged or questioned, merely remembered, and pleasantly. That is true for the vast majority of the poems in this collection, which include some celebratory poems written after Sir John became poet laureate.
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If the other poems dance on the cliff of trite, these latter poems fall over the edge. They are truly terrible. Jul 14, R.
Lynch rated it really liked it Shelves: favorites. Vicar says sorry for 'nip in the air' Japanese joke. By Richard Savill. He also said multi-culturalism was "undermining" the British way of life.
He wrote: "The mornings have a decidedly autumnal feel to them, there's a little nip in the air. Related Articles. Mr Wishart, who is known for his "robust views", said the joke was a "throwaway line". He added: "If it has caused any offence then I apologise.
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