[fah-ber; French fa-bruh]
- Jean Hen·ri [zhahn ahn-ree] /ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃ˈri/, 1823–1915, French entomologist and popular writer on insect life.
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I had read it in Fabre, and was enabled to watch it work out with some intelligence.Child and Country
Will Levington Comfort
After the liberation of Fabre in 1762, other galley-slaves were liberated from time to time.
Fabre was next sent to Toulon under a strong escort of cavalry.
Fabre has tried the same thing with some wild Bees (Chalicodoma).The Beauties of Nature
Sir John Lubbock
Fabre found this method exciting, but uncertain in its results.Spiders
- Jean Henri (ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃ri). 1823–1915, French entomologist; author of many works on insect life, remarkable for their vivid and minute observation, esp Souvenirs Entomologiques (1879–1907). Nobel prize for literature 1910
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