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/French lafɔrɡ/
Jules (ʒyl). 1860–87, French symbolist poet. An originator of free verse, he had a considerable influence on modern poetry
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  • Beardsley's "Under the Hill" was until recently the only successful attempt to produce "anything like laforgue" in our tongue.

    Instigations Ezra Pound
  • But there is good verbalism, distinct from lyricism or imagism, and in this laforgue is a master.

    Instigations Ezra Pound
  • laforgue's Hamlet sees through the hole in the mundane millstone and his every phrase is like the flash of a scimitar.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker
  • The intelligence of laforgue ran through the whole gamut of his time.

    Instigations Ezra Pound
  • He is a spiritual half-brother to laforgue's Hamlet, shorn of that ironist's humour.

    Iconoclasts James Huneker
  • laforgue was, for four or five years, "reader" to the ex-Kaiser's mama; he escaped and died of la misre.

    Instigations Ezra Pound
  • There was no present for laforgue, except among a group of friends.

    The Book of Masks Remy de Gourmont
  • You will hardly find such neatness save in France; such modern neatness, save in laforgue.

    Instigations Ezra Pound
  • laforgue was a better artist than any of these men save Corbire.

    Instigations Ezra Pound
  • One may discriminate between laforgue's tone and that of his contemporary French satirists.

    Instigations Ezra Pound

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