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[bohd-l-air; French bohduh-ler] /ˌboʊd lˈɛər; French boʊdəˈlɛr/
Charles Pierre
[sharl pyer] /ʃarl pyɛr/ (Show IPA),
1821–67, French poet and critic. Unabridged
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  • To Baudelaire, the trier of mens souls, the Tempter, was as real a person as he was to Job.

    Devil Stories Various
  • Baudelaire is little known and much misunderstood in England.

  • Baudelaire's infinitely slighter volume of genius apart, he was a sort of Hawthorne reversed.

    Instigations Ezra Pound
  • It is in such glimpses as these that we see something of Baudelaire in his letters.

  • And to Baudelaire's account must be laid much artificial morbid writing.

    Egoists James Huneker
British Dictionary definitions for Baudelaire


/French bodlɛr/
Charles Pierre (ʃarl pjɛr). 1821–67, French poet, noted for his macabre imagery; author of Les fleurs du mal (1857)
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