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Definition of Fabulistic
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Literary usage of Fabulistic
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... with so much local " atmosphere," that they deserve the credit of original productions. They are certainly unrivalled in English fabulistic literature. ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1891)
"... fabulistic bent. My grandsire's weakness for the fair At times of me takes hold, With grandam the delight I share In ornament and gold. ..."
3. The British Bibliographer by Joseph Haslewood, Sir Egerton Brydges (1810)
"Aratus, Somerville, Oppian, Pope, J. Philips, Boileau, Akenside, Manilius, Armstrong, Mason, CHAPTER VII. fabulistic. Dunbar, Phaedrus, La Fontaine, ..."
4. The Old Book Collector's Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Readable Reprints by Charles Hindley (1871)
"... that old fabulistic Phrygian, From the Nocturnal flood or lake call'd Stygian, Came to the Court at Greet, clad like a Legate, The Porter kindly to him ..."
5. The History of Rome by Theodor Mommsen (1895)
"... the scientific contents and made the poetico- fabulistic dress the main matter; he was an agreeable and largely-read author, but far from a philosopher. ..."