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Louis Pierre Marie François Baour-Lormian (1770–1854)

Baour-Lormian, Louis Pierre Marie François (bä-ör’lōr-myon). A French poet and dramatist (1770–1854), who first attracted notice through his ‘Poems of Ossian’ (1801), an extremely clever imitation, and afterwards won success with a tragedy, ‘Omasis, or Joseph in Egypt’ (1807). Of his other works may be mentioned: ‘Political and Moral Vigils’ (1811), in the manner of Young; ‘Duranti, or The League in the Province’ (1828), a historical novel; and ‘Legends, Ballads, and Fabliaux’ (1829). But his best work is probably a poetical translation of the Book of Job, completed after he had lost his eyesight.