In his preface, called by him an apologue for an Epilogue, he enlightens the public upon the true history and tenets of his sect.
I had no answer for the apologue—not even for the self-condemnatory tone in which he told it.
Compare the apologue of the gourd and the pear-tree in the sixth Satire (55-114).
Length is not an essential matter in the definition of an apologue.
The apologue of the iron and earthen pot contains a moral applicable to such circumstances.
Guynemer had answered, not seeing an apologue in his father's words.
But here is an apologue: The peach, from blossom to maturity, is the most attractive of fruits.
Thus an apologue proving that the breath is the essential vital constituent of a human being is found in five ancient Upanishads.
No apologue addressed to the mature intelligence alone, or framed to fit the society of his day, is here included.
But I will attempt to explain it, after the manner of ancient times, by means of an apologue.