LUIZ JOSE JUNQUEIRA FREIRE
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A Brazilian poet; born in Bahia, Dec. 31, 1832; died there (?), June 24, 1855. He manifested a spiritual purity of mind and heart that drew the attention of his religious instructors while he was yet a boy; and at nineteen years of age he took religious vows, but almost immediately learned that he had mistaken his vocation. He obtained a release from his vows in three years' time, 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.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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