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- n. Plural form of improvisator.
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The priests of that country, called Shamanes, are a kind of improvisators; they wear, over their tunick of bark, a sort of steel net, to which some pieces of iron are attached, the noise of which is very great when the improvisator is agitated; he has moments of inspiration which a good deal resemble nervous attacks, and it is rather by sorcery, than talent, that he makes an impression on the people.
If you invented that story you deserve help as a paragon among improvisators; if you had all those adventures you deserve help ten times over and you certainly need it.
"There have always been, since the beginning of the ages, mimics and improvisators who did without the text of others."
I am merely saying this to show that we should not entrust the direction of big affairs to the mere masters of eloquence any more than to the improvisators.
A great writer we can hardly call him, for he has left no body of coherent thought, no piece of finished art; but he was the greatest of literary improvisators.
Were this so, the poet would be the most wonderful of improvisators; and perhaps poetry would be no better than what improvisations usually are.
In other directions their vivacity of impression and promptness of action render them improvisators; they are so quickly and so deeply excited by a crisis as to forget duty and reason,