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General Crossword Questions for “fable”

  • Story, often with moral
  • Story
  • Mythological story
  • Moral tale
  • Strong and fit for romance

Encyclopedia

  • For a comparison of fable with other kinds of stories, see Traditional stories. A fable differs from a parable in that the latter excludes animals, plants, inanimate objects, and forces of nature as actors that assume speech and other powers of. — “Fable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Fable II is an action role-playing game in the Fable game series game series developed by Lionhead Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios for Xbox 360. The sequel to Fable and Fable: The Lost Chapters, it was originally announced in 2006 and released in October 2008. — “Fable II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Fable is an action role-playing video game in the Fable series. Fable was well-received by critics for the quality of its gameplay and execution, though the failure to include many promised features was noted. — “Fable (video game) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • I made romantic plans of love and happiness with her! Oh, what a boy I was!" he said aloud bitterly. "Ah me! I believed in some ideal love which was to keep her faithful to me for the whole year of my absence! Like the gentle dove in the fable she was to pine apart from me.... — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • Some of them represent the fable of Cupid and Psyche, which is probably the romantic invention of a literary period, and cannot, I think, be reckoned as a genuine mythical product. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • "Well, what of it? There's a fable of Grimm's about a man without a shadow, a man who's lost his shadow. And that's his punishment for something. I never could understand how it was a punishment. But a woman must dislike being without a shadow." — “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
  • I made romantic plans of love and happiness with her! Oh, what a boy I was!" he said aloud bitterly. "Ah me! I believed in some ideal love which was to keep her faithful to me for the whole year of my absence! Like the gentle dove in the fable she was to pine apart from me.... — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • Pickwick, Sir:– I address you upon the subject of sin the sinner I mean is a man named Winkle who makes trouble in his club by laughing and sometimes won't write his piece in this fine paper I hope you will pardon his badness and let him send a French fable because he can't write out of his head as he has so many lessons to do and no brains in future I will try to take time by the fetlock and prepare some work which will be all commy la fo that means all right I am in haste as it is nearly school time. — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott
  • [1] For illustrations of the fable of this play, compare Hyginus, Fab. clxxxiv., who evidently has a view to Euripides. — “Medea” by Euripides

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