I slowly related my half-truth, half lie tale of Julie being upset and calling me.
Unlike the Watchers' tell-tale green eyes, the Others had unnatural purple eyes.
He related his tale of woe while enjoying the never-ending pleasure of seeing the woman he loved in various stages of nakedness.
She believed Evelyn's tale of a race of people bred for war.
When he finished his tale, she shook her head.
I so hope you will sweep me off my feet and take me away from my sad, lonely life straight to fairy-tale land.
When he finished the tale, he asked, "What do you think?"
Ha, still living in fairy-tale land, I see.
Now you come to me with this ... fairy tale fantasy about a magic room.
The consecrated wafer shared by Lohengrin and the swan on their voyage is one of the more obvious means taken by the poet to give the tale the character of an allegory of the .relations between Christ, the Church and the human soul.
The Latin tale by Jean de Haute Seille (Johannes de Alta Silva) in his Dolopathos (ed.
It seems best to believe that Darius made an incursion in order to secure the frontier of the Danube, suffered serious reverses and retired with loss, and that this offered too good a chance to be missed for a moral tale about the discomfiture of the Great King by a few poor savages.
Special mention may be made here of the tale of Abikar - the wise and virtuous secretary of Sennacherib, king of Assyria - and of his wicked nephew Nadhan.
When the braided man had completed this strange tale Dorothy nearly laughed, because it was all so absurd; but the Wizard tapped his forehead significantly, to indicate that he thought the poor man was crazy.
It is a tale that history repeats with surprising consistency.
It is a tale of ambition and then of guilt.
When the train at last pulled into the station at Boston it was as if a beautiful fairy tale had come true.
If men would steadily observe realities only, and not allow themselves to be deluded, life, to compare it with such things as we know, would be like a fairy tale and the Arabian Nights' Entertainments.
And when the sound died quite away, and the hum had ceased, and the most favorable breezes told no tale, I knew that they had got the last drone of them all safely into the Middlesex hive, and that now their minds were bent on the honey with which it was smeared.
Ah, many a tale their color told!
The vicomte told his tale very neatly.
"Andre," said his wife, addressing her husband in the same coquettish manner in which she spoke to other men, "the vicomte has been telling us such a tale about Mademoiselle George and Buonaparte!"
And so he did not like Zdrzhinski's tale, nor did he like Zdrzhinski himself who, with his mustaches extending over his cheeks, bent low over the face of his hearer, as was his habit, and crowded Rostov in the narrow shanty.
On his face, besides the look of joyful emotion it had worn yesterday while telling the tale of the merchant who suffered innocently, there was now an expression of quiet solemnity.