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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NOVELIST

Your novelist is a poor creature, as Carlyle might say—a mere reporter.

He apparently first met the novelist late in 1747 or early in 1748.

For he was the English novelist whom I most admired these days.

We do not say that art should be despised by the novelist; we only contend that it should not be polluted.

"But I never degraded her," exclaimed the novelist in despair.

It is silly to judge any Spanish novelist from the point of view of form.

He is too much of a novelist for that, too deeply interested in people as such.

She was annoyed, in the first place, because the novelist had been unable to stay to tea.

The novelist's father, James Lever, came to Ireland in 1787.

Hall then proceeded to attack the novelist savagely in print.

WORD ORIGIN

"writer of novels," 1728, hybrid from novel (n.) + -ist. Influenced by Italian novellista. Earlier in English, it meant "an innovator" (1580s).

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