Bizarre Fables

HEINT EVANS FABLE VI . THE FIDDLER IN THE RAIN . The shades of evening
were about to close on a dull , cold , rainy day in November . Lamps began to be
kindled , and glared redly through the mist . Blazing fires in kitchen , parlor , and ...

Author: William Arthur Brown Lunn

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Category: Fables, English

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Literary Fables of Yriarte

If we do not err in our estimate of them , the Literary Fables of Don Thomas De
Yriarte are well worthy of perusal . They are aptly and ingeniously adapted to the
truths they seek to inculcate ; and they are remarkable for a terse simplicity of
form ...

Author: Tomás de Iriarte

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Page: 145

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Fables

In the thirteenth century Marie de France, who resided in Marie de France»
England, composed a selection of Fables in the Langue Romaine or Old French,
which she said she had translated from some English Fables ; and in the
fourteenth ...

Author: Jean de La Fontaine

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The Fables of Aesop

T. James , f the latest editor of these fables , " we have , in the main , both the
spirit and the body of Æsop's fables , if not as they pro· ceeded from the sage's
own lips , at least as they were known in the best times of ancient Greek literature
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Author: Aesop

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Page: 264

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The Book of Fables

Containing Aesop's Fables, Complete Aesop. EDITOR'S PREFACE . That of
Phædrus is written in Latin , and dates from the commencement of the Christian
era , or about 560 years after Æsop's death . That of Babrius is in Greek , and its
date ...

Author: Aesop

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Page: 249

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Aesop s Fables

From all these various sources the bulk of the existing Fables is derived . This will
account for the variety of versions , sometimes as many as six or seven , of the
same Fable ; while the late dialect of the Greek text , and the occasional obvious
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Author: Aesop

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Page: 148

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Gay s Fables Select Fables and John Bewick

The other book of importance belonging to this period is the “ Select Fables , ”
published by Saint in 1784. Its full title is “ Select Fables , in Three Parts . Part I.
Fables extracted from Dodsley's . Part II . Fables with Reflections , in Prose and ...

Author: Austin Dobson

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Original Fables

F it be asked whether a book of Fables ought to find a place among the
publications of a Society pledged to put forth nothing but what may in some way
conduce to the spread of the Gospel , let the question be met with another , “
What is the ...

Author: Sophie Amelia Prosser

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Page: 295

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Fables Original and Selected

These were not used by the ancients , who made the precepts they wished to
teach in their Fables , spring from the Fables themselves , The separate moral is
a modern invention . Phædrus , indeed , usually began his apologues with some
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Author: George Moir Bussey

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Page: 352

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Selected Fables of Phaedrus with Indicated Quantities

Those fables that show internal evidence of not having been written by him may
be explained as interpolations of a later time . Certain it is that by the close of the
fifth century before Christ , Aesop was firmly established as the patron saint of ...

Author: Phaedrus

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Page: 68

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Fables in Prose and Verse

Lessing was sufficiently conceited to imagine that most of his predecessors in
fable - writing had more or less failed in their work ; in fact , he indicated with
tolerable plainness that , in his own opinion at least , he alone could write fables
as ...

Author: Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

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The Fables of sop

be adduced in favour of the existence of Æsop , and of his claims to the gratitude
of posterity as the writer of fable . Something must be said on the subjective side
of the question , and on the internal evidences afforded by the fables themselves
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Author: Aesop

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Category: Fables

Page: 264

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Fables in Song

TO E. L. , WITH FABLES VII . AND VIII . FAIR soul , that o'er mine own dost shine
So fair , so far above ; Dear heart , that hast so close to mine The home of thy true
love : Be thine these songs of Far and Near ! Two worlds their sources are ...

Author: Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton Earl of Lytton

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Aesop s Fables as Romanized by Phaedrus

And , firstly , for the first count : we have not distributed these fables into five
distinct Books , according to the arrangement of our author , who produced the
several parts at different intervals of time . This formal discrepancy will scarcely
require ...

Author: Phaedrus

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Category: Fables

Page: 100

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