Compared with these most others are "twice-told tales" indeed.
This has been particularly the fortune of the twice-told Tales.
Then, in 1837, the publication of a little volume called "twice-told Tales" marked the advent of a greater than he.
His triumphant capture of the oil trade is a twice-told tale.
The story of the coming of the pioneers is a twice-told tale to the student of our nation's history.
His dramatic acting keeps up the interest of the audience in the twice-told tale.
The twice-told Tales, charming as they are, do not constitute a very massive literary pedestal.
What a privilege to hear for the first time a "twice-told Tale," before it was even once told to the public!
The anxieties of the war were not yet a twice-told tale, and no artificial excitements were needed to drive them away.
For the twelve years following the publication of twice-told Tales he had accomplished almost nothing in creative authorship.