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The Windsors have long ceased to be a fairy tale unless you mean the kind where the dragon devours all the princes and princesses and refuses to cough them back up.
The broadcast allowed her to tell her side of the story with dignity and humanity—providing a stark contrast to the unrelenting and often cruel tabloid coverage of her, and providing a lens that showed cracks in a picture-perfect fairy tale.
Overall, “Monkey King” lacked the charm of Western fairy tales, medieval chivalric romances or “The Arabian Nights,” each of which it occasionally resembles.The action-packed saga ‘Monkey King: Journey to the West’ gets a modern take|Michael Dirda|March 3, 2021|Washington Post
It is a gripping adventure that soars beyond its predecessor and raises the dark fairy tale to new heights.‘Little Nightmares II’: A hypnotic, dark fairy tale|Christopher Byrd|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
Lurie’s academic focus was children’s literature — particularly fairy tales.Alison Lurie, Pulitzer-winning novelist of mordant wit and boundless empathy, dies at 94|Phoebe Connelly|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
But when the darkness closes in, we actually run to fairy tales and fables.
Actually, rather like Gruber, we feel rather icky about fairy tales.
Not that the demonstration had anything to do with this couple, whom Sarah seems to see as a fairy tale come to life.
Were the fairy-tale true it really would shame the affluent west.
But he was ignorant of that part of the horrid tale; and the Duke, in a milder voice, bade him rise.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Never had Punch secured the telling of that tale with so little opposition.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
The tailor of the fairy tale with his "seven at a blow" is not in it with the gunnery Lieutenant of a battleship.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Until very recently little has been known of the strange land in which the subject of this tale lives.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
The Elizabethan pipes were so small that now when they are dug up in Ireland the poor call them 'fairy pipes' from their tininess.