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 Fa’bius.Fab’liaux. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fables.
 
The most famous writers of fables are—   1
   Pilpay, among the Hindus.   2
   Lokman, among the Arabs.   3
   Æsop and Babrios, among the Greeks.   4
   Phædrus and Aria’nus, among the Romans.   5
   Faerne, Abste’mius, and Casti, among the Italians. The last wrote The Talking Animals.   6
   La Fontaine and Florian, among the French.   7
   John Gay and Edward Moore, among our own countrymen. The former is sometimes called “The English Æsop.”   8
   Lessing and Pfeffel, among the Germans.   9
   Krilof, among the Russians.   10
   (See ÆSOP.)   11
 


 Fa’bius.Fab’liaux. 

 
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