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Lorris

noun
  1. See Guillaume de Lorris
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  • Lorris died before he had finished his work, which, however, was destined to be completed in a singular manner.

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  • Lorris's vapid allegory faded into insignificance, becoming a mere peg for a huge mass of extraordinarily varied discourse.

  • He determined accordingly to make the poem of Lorris, which was in all probability already popular, the vehicle of his thoughts.

  • He came from the little town of Lorris, where, it is said, the house in which he was born is still shown.

  • Lorris is a little town situated between Orleans and Montargis.