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parable
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
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Definition
a short story told to teach a moral lesson — especially those told by Jesus in the New Testament
  • I call it A Pisgah Sight of Palestine or the Parable of The Plums.
    Episode 7 — Aeolus (99% in)
  • Did he see only a second coincidence in the second scene narrated to him, described by the narrator as A Pisgah Sight of Palestine or The Parable of the Plums?
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (28% in)
  • Accepting the analogy implied in his guest's parable which examples of postexilic eminence did he adduce?
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (31% in)

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