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Maurice Bouchor (1855–1929)

Bouchor, Maurice (bö-shôr’). A French poet; born at Paris, 1855; died in 1929. At the age of nineteen he published a volume of ‘Merry Lays,’ which was followed by ‘Poems of Love and the Sea’ (1875); ‘The Modern Faust’ (1878); ‘Stories of Paris in Rhyme’; and ‘The Dawn,’ esteemed his best work. He attempted to revive, but in no reverential spirit, the mediæval “mystery play” in 1889, with ‘Tobit’ and ‘Nativity’; the “actors” being lay figures of life size, while the author and his cronies spoke “the lines” from behind the wings.