Thesaurus / fable

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For a writer who would become most renowned for his nonfiction—he won the National Book Award for Arctic Dreams in 1986—it was his short stories and fables and trickster tales that I most cherished, learned from, stole from.

Like the fable of the city mouse and the country mouse, a city coyote may feel very uncomfortable in the country, and vice versa, guesses Javier Monzon.

He had extraordinary luck at Baden: broke the bank several nights, and was the fable of the place.

The History of PendennisWilliam Makepeace Thackeray

Shall we grasp at a shadow in the stream, like the dog in the fable, and drop the substance to sink away from us beyond recall?

The godmother's greatest gift, I should say, though the fable lays little stress on it, was a capacity for unalloyed delight.

The Real AdventureHenry Kitchell Webster

The fable or parable was anciently, as it is even now, a favourite weapon of the most successful orators.

The Fables of La FontaineJean de la Fontaine

The story of the life of this extraordinary man reads like a fable.

American Men of ActionBurton E. Stevenson

Truths which the heavens trembled at were now but a fable of the world's infancy.

And in taking this for granted he had recalled the fable that deals not of the prodigal son, but rather of the prodigal father.

Play that you and several classmates are the ants in the fable, busily carrying loads from the field to the storehouses.

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