The Only Use of
Crediting Poetry by Seamus Heaney
Uses with a very common or rare meaning:
- After 1974, however, for the twenty long years between then and the ceasefires of August 1994, such a hope proved impossible.
August = the month that falls between July and September
(meaning too common or rare to warrant focus) More commonly, August is used as a proper noun to refer to the month that falls between July and September.