In some ways they also say that a taleteller doesn't have to be perfect if the tale is good enough. From Wordnik.com. [Even in a little thing] Reference
We reade in ye taleteller Esope, a doue was saued by the helpe of an ant. From Wordnik.com. [Notes and Queries, Number 182, April 23, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.] Reference
"I think I remember to have heard their names in connection with your profession of taleteller.". From Wordnik.com. [The Pilgrims of the Rhine] Reference
"You have sat at the feet of an excellent taleteller, sir, or else you have a prodigious imagination of your own.". From Wordnik.com. [The Brown Mask] Reference
It takes a long time to tell badly on paper what is told in a minute so well by the 'taleteller,' as Sir Walter calls himself. From Wordnik.com. [Maria Edgeworth] Reference
"It was too low for a good shot" or "I didn't want to hit the dog" will get the taleteller extra credit for "prudence" -- once or twice. From Wordnik.com. Reference
One could not tell the most extravagant fairy-tale so as to rouse and sustain the attention of the most infantine listener, if the tale were told as if the taleteller did not believe in it. From Wordnik.com. [A Strange Story — Complete] Reference
Frémont, of Kit Carson, of Harney, and Bridger; the fearless strivers toward an ever-receding West, fascinating for its untried dangers as for its fabled wealth, -- the sturdy, grave men who fought and toiled and hoped, and realised in varying measure, but who led in sober truth a life such as the colours of no taleteller shall ever be high enough to reproduce. From Wordnik.com. [The Spenders A Tale of the Third Generation] Reference
I must confess I prefer Tasso far beyond him; nay, even that sleepy taleteller Ariosto. ". From Wordnik.com. [Candide] Reference
I must confess I prefer Tasso far beyond him; nay, even that sleepy taleteller Ariosto.”. From Wordnik.com. [Candide] Reference
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