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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Francisco de Figueroa (1536?–1620?)

Figueroa, Francisco de (fē-gā-rō’ä). A Spanish poet (1536?–1620?). He was called by his contemporaries “the Divine Figueroa,” and at Rome he won the poet’s crown. He wrote verse with equal facility and elegance in Castilian and Italian. When dying he burned all his verses; but they were published—including the celebrated volume of eclogues in blank verse, the ‘Tirsi’—from copies in the hands of his friends.