I am sure, at least, that Nature never meant him for a satirist.
So very right, that I believe no satirist could breathe this air.
The novelist may be only an observer; the satirist must be a thinker.
It is rather the keen, bright thrust of the satirist that saves the day.
Human life, of course, I mean, viewed with the eye of the satirist!
He was not a mocker, or a ...