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Luiz José Junqueira Freire (1832–1855)

Freire, Luiz José Junqueira (zhön-kāy’rā frāy’rā). A Brazilian poet; born in Bahia, Dec. 31, 1832; died there (?), June 24, 1855. He obtained a release from religious vows, assumed during childhood, after a period of such agony of soul that we owe to it the most profoundly moving verses in which the breaking of a human heart is recorded,—his ‘Inspirations of the Cloister.’ He died at twenty-three, the regret and the delight of his country.