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The Windsors have long ceased to be a fairy tale unless you mean the kind where the dragon devours all the princes and princesses and refuses to cough them back up.
BEFORE HARRY AND MEGHAN, THE WINDSOR SISTERS STIRRED THE POT. A NEW BOOK DELVES INTO THEIR STORY.LOUIS BAYARDMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The broadcast allowed her to tell her side of the story with dignity and humanity—providing a stark contrast to the unrelenting and often cruel tabloid coverage of her, and providing a lens that showed cracks in a picture-perfect fairy tale.
HOW PRINCESS DIANA'S PANORAMA INTERVIEW 25 YEARS AGO PAVED THE WAY FOR MEGHAN AND HARRY'S OPRAH TELL-ALLCADY LANGMARCH 11, 2021TIME
Overall, “Monkey King” lacked the charm of Western fairy tales, medieval chivalric romances or “The Arabian Nights,” each of which it occasionally resembles.
THE ACTION-PACKED SAGA ‘MONKEY KING: JOURNEY TO THE WEST’ GETS A MODERN TAKEMICHAEL DIRDAMARCH 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It is a gripping adventure that soars beyond its predecessor and raises the dark fairy tale to new heights.
‘LITTLE NIGHTMARES II’: A HYPNOTIC, DARK FAIRY TALECHRISTOPHER BYRDFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Lurie’s academic focus was children’s literature — particularly fairy tales.
ALISON LURIE, PULITZER-WINNING NOVELIST OF MORDANT WIT AND BOUNDLESS EMPATHY, DIES AT 94PHOEBE CONNELLYDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
But he was ignorant of that part of the horrid tale; and the Duke, in a milder voice, bade him rise.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Never had Punch secured the telling of that tale with so little opposition.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The tailor of the fairy tale with his "seven at a blow" is not in it with the gunnery Lieutenant of a battleship.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Until very recently little has been known of the strange land in which the subject of this tale lives.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
The Elizabethan pipes were so small that now when they are dug up in Ireland the poor call them 'fairy pipes' from their tininess.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.

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