Usage examples for fabled

  1. He looked above, and saw the fabled ledge- its mossy bank all snow- covered- with the entrance to Jenny Greenteeth's chambers dark against the white that lay around. – Lancashire Idylls (1898) by Marshall Mather
  2. Three companies were formed at Amsterdam, two at Rotterdam, one at Delft and two in Zeeland, for trading in the East- Indies, all vying with one another in their eagerness to make large profits from these regions of fabled wealth, hitherto monopolised by the Portuguese. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  3. Like the fabled Antaeus, it has been invigorated and refreshed by touching its mother earth, and mingling with that most ancient order of nobility- the working order. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  4. When Ephraim heard this circumstantial story, and with it many new tales concerning wicked mysteries practised by the Mormons in Fayette, he threw down his books, as long ago the fabled fruit that had turned to ashes was thrown down, and prepared for the road. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  5. The stem is so sticky that the flowers must be arranged as they are gathered; for they cling to each other more closely than the fabled " brother," and an attempt to separate them will result in torn flowers. – A Bird-Lover in the West by Olive Thorne Miller Harriet Mann Miller
  6. And yet it was in some way if not as memory fabled it. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  7. Rick and Tony were to fly to Bontoc, which was still in Igorot country, then cross the mountain to Banaue, which was the objective of the trip, land of the Ifugaos and home of the fabled rice terraces. – The Golden Skull by John Blaine
  8. Thus one of the fabled sources of existence was left the fool, and again it seemed the proverb would be realized. – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  9. We must think things, not as we would like to have them, which is the optimism of the fabled ostrich, with its head in the sand; not in some vague, general phrases which mean nothing, which is the optimism of mysticism: but in the hard, rigid terms of universal law. – The Five Great Philosophies of Life by William de Witt Hyde
  10. An age employed in painting steel Can no poetic raptures feel; No fabled Love's enchanting power No tale of Flora's shady bower. – The Poems of Philip Freneau, Volume I (of III) by Philip Freneau
  11. Wondrous tales were told them of things seen near the fabled grotto. – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  12. " I am glad you like it," she said, " and I hope you'll get your share of the fabled wealth that it is supposed to grow- and, oh, yes, by the way, do you happen to need another Chinaman?" – The Desert Fiddler by William H. Hamby
  13. Before long the ships came back with their report, and the Athenians now learned to their great chagrin that all the fabled wealth of Egesta had dwindled to the paltry sum of thirty talents. – Stories From Thucydides by H. L. Havell
  14. But now, as if some fabled genii had come to his aid, fortune had suddenly poured her favours into his lap. – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking