He was a teacher of morality as well as a describer of nature, which is more than his Lordship is.
As a describer of scenery he is unmatched among his contemporaries.
A bibliographe is a describer of books and other literary arrangements.
If things are not what they are known as, then they are not what they are known as to a describer.
Not a describer nor a ruler nor a mingler and yet there is not a difference that is not greater.
Of the scenery of loch or lake, of hill or mountain, he was at once an ardent lover and a describer who has never been equalled.
As a describer of life and manners, he must be allowed to stand perhaps the first of the first rank.
When handled it always tries to bite, perhaps out of revenge for the abominably long Latin name given it by its describer.
Descriptions are worth while only when made from living specimens before the eyes of the describer.
Kingsley, though scarcely so graceful and vivid a describer, had a keener and more constant sense of natural beauty.