/ (French lafɔrɡ) /

  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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How to use Laforgue in a sentence

  • Beardsley's "Under the Hill" was until recently the only successful attempt to produce "anything like Laforgue" in our tongue.

    Instigations | Ezra Pound
  • Laforgue was, for four or five years, "reader" to the ex-Kaiser's mama; he escaped and died of la misre.

    Instigations | Ezra Pound
  • Sans le moindre soupon d'imitation ou de rminiscences, Jules Laforgue a sauvegard une originalit vivace.

    Instigations | Ezra Pound
  • You will hardly find such neatness save in France; such modern neatness, save in Laforgue.

    Instigations | Ezra Pound
  • Tout était pour le vieux dans le meilleur des mondes, Laforgue would have cried in the epigram of Paul Bourget.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks | James Huneker