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TALE, comm. law. A denomination of money in China. In the computation of the ad valorem duty on goods, &c. it is computed at one dollar and forty-eight cents. Act of March 2, 1799, s. 61, 1 Sto. L. U. S. 626. Vide Foreign Coins.

TALE, Eng. law. The declaration or count was anciently so called in law pleadings. 3 Bl. Com. 293.

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Annie recorded her reading of Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae, when the Telling Tales roadshow came to Birmingham in July.
Julia Wheeler, BBC Gulf Correspondent comments: "Paul and I are delighted that the Telling Tales exhibition will give more people in Dubai a chance to discover the History of Dubai through the photographs taken and the stories collected.
Alnwick-based NE66 Productions (InterACT) will premiere their fast-paced and hilariously funny adult show Telling Tales during a thrilling three-week run in the Scottish capital.
Fishermen are known for telling tales of their catches that tend toward exaggeration.
AFTER HER WILDLY COMMERCIAL "Believe" tour last year, Cher is telling tales from her dark side with not.
Telling Tales will present Dare to Dream, a powerful performance based around true stories, while Graham Langley and Peter Batchelor present Skeleton Woman, an Inuit tale of old tribal intolerance transformed into love by time and compassion.
Susanna, who set up her company, Telling Tales, two years ago, has been nominated for best newcomer in the British Awards for Storytelling Excellence (BASE).
This year, Telling Tales has prefaced the festival with a four-month reading campaign that began with children's entertainer Jude Johnson's school visits in the spring and carried on through the summer with an online recommended reading list.
A playful introduction to dance, Telling Tales takes a fresh look at two wellloved children's stories, alongside two new dance pieces, suitable for children aged four and above.
The Emirates Beach was to have been the venue for the launch of the Telling Tales competition, which forms part of the National Year of Reading.