Looking for sentences or phrases with the word fable? Here are some examples.
He asked many questions along the way and did not take folk tale and fable as truth.
Related to the fable was the more bawdy fabliau, which covered topics such as cuckolding and corrupt clergy.
The concept of Animals originated with Waters, loosely based on George Orwell's political fable, Animal Farm.
David practices PIE by reciting Schleicher's fable and goes on to attempt communication with the Engineer through PIE.
August Schleicher wrote a fable in the PIE language he had just reconstructed, which though it has been updated a few times by others still bears his name.
The Augustan poet Horace gently satirized the dichotomy of urban and rural values in his fable of the city mouse and the country mouse, which has often been retold as a children's story.
Scriptures are understood to contain historical fact, poetry, idiom, metaphor, simile, moral fable, parable, prophecy and wisdom literature, and each bears its own consideration in its interpretation.
One version of this fable ends with the coup de grâce when, still high in the sky, the voyageurs complete the hazardous journey but the canoe overturns, so the devil can honour the pact to deliver the voyageurs and still claim their souls.
Some in the Middle Ages regarded the book simply as a romance or fable, due largely to the sharp difference of its descriptions of a sophisticated civilisation in China to other early accounts by Giovanni da Pian del Carpine and William of Rubruck who portrayed the Mongols as 'barbarians' who appeared to belong to 'some other world'.
Whimsical Australian fable with the soul of a tourist brochure.
The novel is a fable -like tale but without a moral resonance.
A dark fable from an unlikely stable has the art world, literary circles and parents' groups raising eyebrows.
The English poet Ambrose Philips began, but did not complete, a poem concerning The Fable of Thule which he published in 1748.
According to Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, the yeth hound is a headless dog, said to be the spirit of an unbaptised child, which rambles through the woods at night making wailing noises.