Definition of Jean de la fontaine
1. Noun. French writer who collected Aesop's fables and published them (1621-1695).
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1. The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the World's by John Lawson Stoddard (1910)
"jean de la fontaine jean de la fontaine, a French poet and fabulist. Born at Chateau- Thierry, in Champagne, July 8, 1621; died in Paris, April 13, 1695. ..."
2. The World's Progress: With Illustrative Texts from Masterpieces of Egyptian by Delphian Society, Ida Ethelwyn Wing (1911)
"... was Jean de La Fontaine. He was born in 1621. With Moliere, Racine, and Boileau he enjoyed the happiness of a little select club, the memories of which ..."
3. The Sonnet in French Litrature and the Development of the French Sonnet Form by Everett Ward Olmsted (1897)
"jean de la fontaine. Jean de La Fontaine was born at Château-Thierry in Champagne, July 8, 1621. He was from an old, but not a noble, family of that ..."
4. Lives of the Most Eminent French Writers by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1840)
"Jean de la Fontaine was born on the 8th day of July, 1621, at Chateau Thierry. Some of his biographers have maintained his pretensions to nobility with a ..."
5. The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: Analysis, Criticism by Julian Hawthorne, John Russell Young, Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh, John Porter Lamberton (1906)
"... was Jean de La Fontaine. He was born in 1621. With Moli£re, Racine, and Boileau he enjoyed the happiness of a little select club, the memories of which ..."