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Laforgue

/French lafɔrɡ/
noun
1.
Jules (ʒyl). 1860–87, French symbolist poet. An originator of free verse, he had a considerable influence on modern poetry
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  • laforgue is an angel with whom our modern poetic Jacob must struggle.

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

    Instigations Ezra Pound
  • laforgue can never become a popular cult because tyros can not imitate him.

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

    Instigations Ezra Pound
  • He was born six years before laforgue and in the same year as Rimbaud.

    Instigations Ezra Pound
  • 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
  • And there we have, prophesized, the sudden absurd death, the life of laforgue.

    The Book of Masks Remy de Gourmont
  • There was no present for laforgue, except among a group of friends.

    The Book of Masks Remy de Gourmont
  • But we know of none so vital as this fantastic thinker of laforgue's.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker

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