fable

[ fey-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF fable

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The fable is fanciful and pleasing in itself; but will it not hereafter be believed as reality?

Were not youth and age merely a fable; visions of men's fancy?

There was silence, and before I had finished my fable the little bell rang.

I commenced, and the sweetness of my voice in the fable of the "Two Pigeons" worked the miracle.

Arthur was a Celt, and may have been a fabulous Celt; but he was a fable on the right side.

Let us change the subject; let us have a romance or a fable or a fairy tale.

The fable of the labours of Hercules is the type of all human doing and success.

He tried to console her, bent over her, whispered to her—some say kissed her, but that's a fable.

Perhaps the fate of Niobe is no fable, but a type of the callousness of our nature.

They teach us that thy power is a fable, and that thy divinity is a dream.

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