Usage examples for tale

  1. I think they're all here now, waiting for Verotchka's Tale. – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. No tale, no money. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  5. Ah, 'tis the old tale again. – Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
  6. 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
  7. He knew the tale that I was going to tell. – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  8. 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  9. Welcome, friend, with all thy tale of fear! – The Rhesus of Euripedes by Euripedes
  10. Dat w'at de tale say. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  11. But go on with your tale." – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  12. De Lelacs bring a tale to Whale Riviere dat ees not true. – The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh
  13. But you must let me listen to the tale too, Old Woman of Beare. – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  14. The tale was soon told. – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  15. " That is a very extraordinary tale," remarked Giovanni, thoughtfully. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  16. 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
  17. " It's a long tale," said Foster. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  18. 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
  19. A tale of the open country. – Woodland Tales by Ernest Seton-Thompson
  20. My tale is pretty short. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin