have a fable for (something)

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have a fable for (something)

To have a strong or particular preference, affinity, or weakness for something. I always had a fable for animals growing up, so I knew that I wanted to be a veterinarian someday.
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The eventual re-introduction, however, of these Fables of Aesop to their high place in the general literature of Christendom, is to be looked for in the West rather than in the East.
1471, from which the two fables of the "Miller, his Son, and the Ass," and the "Fox and the Woodcutter," are undoubtedly selected.
The knowledge of these fables rapidly spread from Italy into Germany, and their popularity was increased by the favor and sanction given to them by the great fathers of the Reformation, who frequently used them as vehicles for satire and protest against the tricks and abuses of the Romish ecclesiastics.
The greatest advance, however, towards a re-introduction of the Fables of Aesop to a place in the literature of the world, was made in the early part of the seventeenth century.
This was a noble effort to do honor to the great fabulist, and was the most perfect collection of Aesopian fables ever yet published.
This collection of Nevelet's is the great culminating point in the history of the revival of the fame and reputation of Aesopian Fables.
Nevelet, in the preface to the volume which we have described, points out that the Fables of Planudes could not be the work of Aesop, as they contain a reference in two places to "Holy monks," and give a verse from the Epistle of St.
He added: "With the Boston initiative, Fable is supporting the educational movement in our local community," said Growney.
And while the locations are lacking in scale and the morality system is shallow by today's standards, there's a real warmth to Fable that still sets it apart.
With two highly successful sequels for the 360, a couple of spin-offs out and another -- Fable Legends -- in the works for the Xbox One, it's sometimes hard to remember the game that started the franchise.
It was just about obscuring the car Golden Fable had been ferrying themselves in on the five date jaunt around the UK.
It's a shame, then, that so much of what makes the Fable games so popular has been lost.
We will have to wait until it launches to see whether The Journey can change people's minds, or whether motion controls that appeal to core gamers are just a fable.
Golden Fable enchanted the audience with their electronic infused melodic folk, particular highlights being their single Always Golden and an improbable but beautiful cover of Motorcycle Emptiness.