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  1. Fables

    Fables is a comic book series created by writer Bill Willingham, published by DC Comics's Vertigo imprint beginning in 2002. The series deals with various characters from fairy tales and folklore – referring to themselves as "Fables" – who have been forced out of their Homelands by "The Adversary" who has conquered the realm. The Fables have traveled to our world and formed a clandestine community in New York City known as Fabletown. Fables who are unable to blend in with human society live at "the Farm" in upstate New York.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fables in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fables in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. 1 Timothy 14 Bible New Testament:

    Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Life is eating us up. We shall be fables presently. Keep cool it will be all one a hundred years hence.

  3. William Feather:

    The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.

  4. Denis Johnston:

    Men do not invent Myths. They only invent fables, and tell lies. True Myths create themselves, and find their expression in the men who serve their purpose.

  5. Thomas Jefferson:

    Man is fed with fables through life, and leaves it in the belief he knows something of what has been passing, when in truth he has known nothing but what has passed under his own eye.

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