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Laforgue

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 was a better artist than any of these men save Corbire.

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    Ezra Pound

  • But there is good verbalism, distinct from lyricism or imagism, and in this Laforgue is a master.

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    Ezra Pound

  • He was born six years before Laforgue and in the same year as Rimbaud.

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    Ezra Pound

  • Laforgue is an angel with whom our modern poetic Jacob must struggle.

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    Ezra Pound

  • Laforgue can never become a popular cult because tyros can not imitate him.

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    Ezra Pound