The story of Apple, though, isn’t just the story of two young men who made anenviable amount of money.
Her story was a lie; he knew it and she knew that he knew it.
And among their works, the best for such study are “The Sketchbook,” especially Rip Van Winkle and Legend of Sleepy Hollow, by Irving, and “The Scarlet Letter” and such short stories as “The Great Stone Face,” by Hawthorne.
A traditional or mythical story of ancient times is a legend.
I will stake it all on the fact that your story is an absolute fabrication.”
Why, Jo, your stories are works of Shakespeare compared to half the rubbish that is published every day.
"A friend of mine desired me to offer--a story--just as an experiment--would like your opinion--be glad to write more if this suits."
When this story becomes our memory epic, the eyes that it will be seen through are mine.”
The simple yet graphic story in the Autobiography of his steady rise from humble boyhood in a tallow-chandler shop, by industry, economy, and perseverance in self-improvement, to eminence, is the most remarkable of all the remarkable histories of our self-made men.
Well, this story will be a nice handle for those folks who are so down on me for making currant wine, although I haven’t made any for three years ever since I found out that the minister didn’t approve.
The many stories I had read of abuses in such institutions I had regarded as wildly exaggerated or else romances, yet there was a latent desire to know positively.
There his story became ejaculatory.
The story is not Chaucer’s, and is different in metre, and inferior in composition to the Tales.
reward The story of ALEXANDER is so commune,That ev’ry wight that hath discretionHath heard somewhat or all of his fortune.
The woman denied it at first but after going to confession told the judge the same story as her husband.
who can see so clearly in the distance that mere stories about it might be fables.
The story about the nurse was the worst possible excuse, everyone at Yonville knowing that the little Bovary had been at home with her parents for a year.
The well-known stories of robbers which are often told us by prisoners are not always the fruit of malicious invention.
One is: inasmuch as worthy Sancho never saw Dulcinea, I mean the lady Dulcinea del Toboso, nor took Don Quixote's letter to her, for it was left in the memorandum book in the Sierra Morena, how did he dare to invent the answer and all that about finding her sifting wheat, the whole story being a deception and falsehood, and so much to the prejudice of the peerless Dulcinea's good name, a thing that is not at all becoming the character and fidelity of a good squire?"
In children's talk, a story is a common euphemism for a falsehood.