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Remy Belleau

Belleau, Remy (rāmēˈ bĕlōˈ) [key], 1528–77, French poet of the Pléiade (see under Pleiad). His Bergerie (1565), a collection of poems in a framework of prose, celebrates nature in sonnets, odes, eclogues, and hymns.

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