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The characters in my fable are modern-day versions of Galileo, Newton, and Leibniz.
However, no fable or legend was nearly as fantastic as the one told by the stranger who fell from the sky.
He is supposed by the retailers of the fable to have had knowledge of the mock consecration.
The personal fable reflects the mistaken belief that one's feelings and experiences are uniquely different from those of others.
It's meant as a fable, with elements of parody and literary criticism thrown in by the author to keep everybody guessing.
The novel could be a kind of myth or fable of the afterlife for the 20th century.
The only British actress to be nominated for an Oscar this year is luminous and touching in Jim Sheridan's immigrant fable.
Restoration and Augustan poetry reign here, providing Brown's primary locus of interpretation and exemplum of cultural fable.
The fable of King Midas is one of the prettiest admonitions in classical mythology against the dangerous allure of gold.
The Singaporean filmmaker argues that he's only amplifying what's already coded into the fable.
Then came the latest of the many myths that constitute the fable of the modern American presidency.
Poets may fable of such a will, that it makes the very heavens conform to it.
This darkly comic fable tells how the revenge plans for a New Year's Eve party go horribly wrong, as two wicked sisters plan the downfall of the third and most successful one.
The fable tells us that if policymakers foster competition and cut taxes, the rest will pretty much work itself out.
Murakami writes with a terseness that might be called minimalist, but the stories achieve a splendidly unminimalist richness, often taking on the potency of fable.
Now in this delightful fable, set in a European city on a sweltering June night, he shows that the 7th floor of a residential tower block can be a source of magic realism.
The film's sometimes dreamy quality is underscored by a refrain of spirituality blended with myth mixed with fable.
The Man Without a Past is a fable about strange, unanchored people, negotiating the rickety but promising world around them.
Forget that the sense of it being a fable is bowdlerized by the fact that almost none of the character action is fully motivated.
But for the moment, I am pleased to have been given this chance to contrive my own fable and plead my own case before the necrologists get at me.
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Examples from Classical Literature
Imbecility, vapidity, and the commonplace distended themselves like the frog in the fable.
By the Greeks they were named atlantes, from the well-known fable of Atlas supporting the heavens.
The fable of the war of defence was helped out with the fable of encirclement.
Aph-Lin told me this fable while I gazed on the three batrachian portraits.
There was silence, and before I had finished my fable the little bell rang.
The fable of the labours of Hercules is the type of all human doing and success.
This is the Fata Morgana, which for twenty-six years I had thought a mere fable.
But the history of the Memphite Empire unfortunately loses itself in legend and fable, and becomes a blank for several centuries.
To sum up the characteristics of the Aesopian fable, it is artless, simple and transparent.
This fable points much the same way as the seventy-sixth, so that one moral may very well serve for both.
But a ridiculous and childish fable of the belly and the rest of the members.
He goes about, like the cat in the fable, 'pede suspenso,' sneakingly and cautiously!
But as the children grow more penetrating, the fable is the best possible form of symbolistic literature to set them at first.
It comes nearest to the aesopic fable and its eastern origins or parallels.
To the allegorist, the fable or plot in epic or dramatic poetry was only a rind to cover attractively the kernel of truth.
They have read the fable of the sun and the wind backwards, and inverted the moral.
The popular connection between this word and hide, a skin, as in the story of the first jutish settlement, is a fable.
The hostility of the kindred races of Pandu and kuru forms one of the great circles of Indian fable.
It is possible that this fable only symbolisms the introduction of sails in navigation.
The boatman did not know this fable, but he did know of a red deer that came and spoke to a gentleman.
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