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Fables

The most famous writers of fables are— Pilpay, among the Hindus. Lokman, among the Arabs. Æsop and Babrios, among the Greeks. Phædrus and Arianus, among the Romans. Faerne,…

Fantastic Fables

by Ambrose Bierce 1899 Edition Contents The Moral Principle and the Material Interest The Crimson Candle The Blotted Escutcheon and the Soiled Ermine The Ingenious Patriot Two Kings …

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop Aesop's FablesContentsIntroductionThe Fox and the GrapesThe Goose That Laid the Golden EggsThe Cat and the MiceThe Mischievous DogThe Charcoal-Burner and the FullerThe Mice in Counci…

Fantastic Fables

Contents The Moral Principle and the Material Interest The Crimson Candle The Blotted Escutcheon and the Soiled Ermine The Ingenious Patriot Two Kings An Officer and a Thug The Conscientious…

Aesop's Fables

Contents Introduction The Fox and the Grapes The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs The Cat and the Mice The Mischievous Dog The Charcoal-Burner and the Fuller The Mice in Council The Bat and t…

Æsop's Fables

Æ′sop's Fables were compiled by Babrios, a Greek, who lived in the Alexandrian age. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894AesopAesonian Hero A B C D E…

Milesian Fables

The romances of Antonius Diogenes, described by Photius, but no longer extant. They were greedily read by the luxurious Sybarites, and appear to have been of a very coarse amatory character…

Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Search Brewer's Dictionary Browse Articles A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Ebenezer Cobham Brew…

Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: X

E. Cobham Brewer, 1894 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z XXanthosXanthos, the river of Troas.Xanthus.XantippeXenocratesXerxesXerxes' TearsXimenaXitXu…