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|Henri-Joseph Du Laurens (17191797)|
|Du Laurens, Henri-Joseph (dü-lōr-ä'). A French satirical poet and novelist; born at Douai, in 1719; died at Marienbourg, Belgium, in 1797. He wrote with his friend Groubenthal against the Jesuits; the Jesuitics (1761), modeled on Demostheness Philippics; but executed a more enduring task in the Jesuit Priest (or Companion) Matthew (Compère Mathieu: 1776), a novel of genuine literary merit, and of great vogue even within a recent time.|