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Usage examples for tale

  1. I heard a great noise a while ago, and the servants brought in a wild tale about the Bastille. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. But go on with your tale." – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  3. He knew the tale that I was going to tell. – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  4. My tale is pretty short. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin
  5. On that same night, the night of the day on which the tale had been told, Lady Mason wrote a line,- almost a single line to her son. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  6. Ah, 'tis the old tale again. – Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
  7. No tale, no money. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  8. De Lelacs bring a tale to Whale Riviere dat ees not true. – The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh
  9. " That is a very extraordinary tale," remarked Giovanni, thoughtfully. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  10. Dat w'at de tale say. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  11. I then told my tale almost as I have written it. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. But you must let me listen to the tale too, Old Woman of Beare. – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  13. A tale of the open country. – Woodland Tales by Ernest Seton-Thompson
  14. Now, have you heard the tale of Zikali the Little and Wise, and the words of Saduko, who was once your husband, or must they be repeated to you?" – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  15. Had I only known that that man was Max, what a very different tale I should have to tell! – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  16. The tale was soon told. – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  17. I think they're all here now, waiting for Verotchka's Tale. – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  18. " It's a long tale," said Foster. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  19. It's very unfortunate, of course, for if we had happened to see him the Poulains couldn't have told the tale they told you this morning. – The End of Her Honeymoon by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  20. Welcome, friend, with all thy tale of fear! – The Rhesus of Euripedes by Euripedes
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