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parable
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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a short story told to teach a moral lesson — especially those told by Jesus in the New Testament
  • The count, who perceived that M. and Madame de Villefort were beginning to speak in parables, appeared to pay no attention to the conversation, and feigned to be busily engaged in watching Edward, who was mischievously pouring some ink into the bird's water-glass.
    Chapters 59-60 (56% in)

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