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The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Nothing but an extreme love of truth could have hindered me from concealing this part of my story.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
A few moments afterward he was seen dragging his own trunk ashore, while Mr. Hitchcock finished his story on the boiler deck.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Obviously a tremendous question arises here as to how a story should be found in Genesis xiv.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Through the beautiful, windy autumn days, he labored at his difficult task, the task of telling a story.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The interest of the story is now at an end; but much yet remains before the conclusion.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
So everybody began looking for the appearance of his story in all the leading magazines.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
And this was all done in the story of Lazarus in such a way that it might surround every grave with illusions for centuries.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
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WORDS RELATED TO COCK-AND-BULL STORY

  • cock-and-bull story
  • exaggeration
  • fable
  • fish story
  • flight of fancy
  • tall story
  • yarn
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