The fabulist had not in him sufficient hypocrisy of which to manufacture the commonplace politeness of society.
Gay the fabulist is only interesting in a certain sense and to a small extent.
The born poet still talks that way, he is naturally a fabulist and cannot help himself.
The fabulist is to create a laugh, but yet, under a merry guise, to convey instruction.
In 1664 La Fontaine published his first collection of fables, and it gave him immediately the very highest rank as a fabulist.
That is the fabulist's opinion—Harriet Shelley's is not reported.
"Ah, I see," said the fabulist with a wink aside for Jeff's benefit.
We give the last-named piece as a specimen of his work as a fabulist.
Krylov was a fabulist: a dexterous delineator of animals and a delicate humourist.
And how many men are women, too, on this point, as said the fabulist.
fabulist 1590s, from Fr. fabuliste, from L. fabula (see fable).