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Lar·kin

 (lär′kĭn), Philip Arthur 1922-1985.
British poet noted for his self-deprecating wit and his distrust of the modern world, as in The Whitsun Weddings (1964). He was also a well-known jazz critic.
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Larkin

(ˈlɑːkɪn)
n
(Biography) Philip. 1922–85, English poet: his verse collections include The Less Deceived (1955) and The Whitsun Weddings (1964)
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