Definition of Fable:
Synonyms of Fable:
● Old saw
Sentence/Example of Fable:
The book’s sequel, “The Spirit of Music,” is a kind of action-adventure fable involving Victor, Michael, and a number of other friends and teachers.
In her book, Jaffe, a longtime labor journalist, says large corporations specifically conjured this fable in order to pay workers less and give them fewer benefits.
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.
You know the fable about the dog who dropped his meat in the water, trying to snap at its reflection?
But whatever may be the origin of this fable, the assigning of it to Napoleon is in itself a singular circumstance.
An allusion to the fable in sop about the earthern and brazen pots being dashed together.
The two versions of this fable are also instances of the relative capabilities of the French and the English four-stress lines.
This fable is only one among many others that were narrated with a view to curbing the propensities of blaspheming swearers.
So home, and read to my wife a fable or two in Ogleby's AEsop, and so to supper, and then to prayers and to bed.