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Fabian

1. of, relating to, or resembling the delaying tactics of the Roman general Q. Fabius Maximus (died 203 bc) who withstood Hannibal while avoiding a pitched battle; cautious; circumspect
2. a member of or sympathizer with the Fabian Society, an association of British socialists founded in 1884
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Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first prime minister when the country gained independence in 1947 also took inspiration from Fabian ideas for India to have a state owned economy.
With the advent of a Labour Party government in 1997, the Fabian Society also became a forum for New Labour ideas.
Fabian, who met Princess Diana at his passing out parade after joining the Army when he was 18, has two children from a previous marriage.
Fabian in the Army Fabian and Diana at 1996 passing out The wreckage of Mrs Fabian's Mazda
"We [had previously] observed the prodigious amounts of light and heat created by black holes, now we have detected the sound," Fabian says.
The Record's resident agony aunt said: "The Fabian Society may think these proposals are radical but there is little to worry HM or Prince Charles.
In an early Guy Rundle expedition into Fabianism, in the 1999-2000 Fabian essays, New Voices for Social Democracy, he wrote:
(52.) On the influence of liberal radicalism and positivism on the Fabians, see W.
The first half of the book is a transcription of interviews by Fabian with the painter Tshibumba Kanda Mutulu, described by Fabian as a Shaba genre painter.
Kallum MacIntyre believes the Young Fabians give him a chance to meet like-minded young people and his foray into the left was inspired by watching Gordon Brown leave Downing Street with his wife Sarah and two children.