You can see that this was a blend of my own stories but also things the apricots prompted me to think about.
But there are certain consistent features of these stories, said Dawson.
Over the years, explorers were driven by stories of gold, priceless artifacts, overgrown temples and “monkey gods.”
But in the stories themselves, there is another, more misanthropic side to the character.
And are these stories about movies and marriages and sex designed to attract more advertising?
Every neighbourhood has its stories, its legends, and romantic histories.
All these stories are obviously alike, but we judge them very differently.
And we'll sit outside and tell stories, stories of brigands and the sea.
And the amount of stories Mark, with all his contemplativeness could swallow, was amazing.
This story must take its place as one of the best dozen stories of the war.
"account of some happening," early 13c., "narrative of important events or celebrated persons of the past," from Old French estorie, from Late Latin storia and Latin historia "history, account, tale, story" (see history). Meaning "recital of true events" first recorded late 14c.; sense of "narrative of fictitious events meant to entertain" is from c.1500. Not differentiated from history till 1500s. As a euphemism for "a lie" it dates from 1690s. Meaning "newspaper article" is from 1892. Story-teller is from 1709. Story-line first attested 1941. That's another story "that requires different treatment" is attested from 1818. Story of my life "sad truth" first recorded 1938.
"floor of a building," c.1400, from Anglo-Latin historia "floor of a building" (c.1200), also "picture," from Latin historia (see history). Perhaps so called because the fronts of buildings in the Middle Ages often were decorated with rows of painted windows.