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Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: Fable

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Fabel {f}Femininum (die) [lit.] (Gattung) fable
Fabel {f}Femininum (die) [fig.] (Geschichte) fable
Geschichte {f}Femininum (die) (Fabel, Sage) fable
Geschichte {f}Femininum (die) (Lügengeschichte) fable
Märchen für Irgendwann [lit.] (Louis-Ferdinand Céline) Fable for Another Time [lit.]


“If you should write a fable for little fishes, you would make them speak like great whales.”
The Ecclesiastiques take the Cream of the Land, by Donations of ignorant men, that stand in aw of them, and by Tythes: So also it is in the Fable of Fairies, that they enter into the Dairies, and Feast upon the Cream, which they skim from the Milk.
She took no notice while he read by rote a solfa fable for her, plappering flatly: —Ah fox met ah stork.
C’est la fable de tout Moscou.
Like the gentle dove in the fable she was to pine apart from me....
My Dear Friend: You remember the old fable of "The Man and the Lion," where the lion complained that he should not be so misrepresented "when the lions wrote history."
The probable fable is the recital of such actions as, though they did not happen, yet might, in the common course of nature; or of such as, though they did, became fables by the additional episodes and manner of telling them.
The marvellous fable includes whatever is supernatural, and especially the machines of the gods.
It is that which forms the character of each part of his work; and accordingly we find it to have made his fable more extensive and copious than any other, his manners more lively and strongly marked, his speeches more affecting and transported, his sentiments more warm and sublime, his images and descriptions more full and animated, his expression more raised and daring, and his numbers more rapid and various.
Some accuse him for the same things which they overlook or praise in the other; as when they prefer the fable and moral of the Æneis to those of the Iliad, for the same reasons which might set the Odyssey above the Æneis; as that the hero is a wiser man, and the action of the one more beneficial to his country than that of the other; or else they blame him for not doing what he never designed; as because Achilles is not as good and perfect a prince as Æneas, when the very moral of his poem required a contrary character: it is thus that Rapin judges in his comparison of Homer and Virgil.

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