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How to use parables in a sentence
parables of complex societal problems being solved in a simple way by a pure-minded child are ubiquitous in North Korean culture.Such a Sweet Little Dictator: Kim Jong-un and North Korea’s Child Cult | Scott Bixby | April 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
From here on, he was a philosopher, a sage, and his interviews were stuffed full of dicta, parables and eternal paradoxes.What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers | Nik Cohn | February 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The imaginative Raami turns within, summoning the parables, poems, dignity, humility, and wisdom of her father.This Week’s Hot Reads: July 23, 2012, All-Fiction Edition | Mythili Rao | July 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Throughout human history, our existence remained relegated to myths and childhood parables.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks | Max Brooks | January 14, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
The stories, most of them very short, have the blunt, evocative effect of parables or campfire tales.
He will search out the hidden meanings of proverbs, and will be conversant in the secrets of parables.
He will keep the sayings of renowned men, and will enter withal into the subtilties of parables.
And thou didst multiply riddles in parables: thy name went abroad to the islands far off, and thou wast beloved in thy peace.
Therefore the speedy judgment is again announced and the Prophet received a series of messages and parables.The Prophet Ezekiel | Arno C. Gaebelein
And when Ezekiel had faithfully delivered his message, his hearers said, "Doth he not speak in parables?"The Prophet Ezekiel | Arno C. Gaebelein