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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Author and storyteller Itah Sadu charmed audiences on a sunny September afternoon at the Telling Tales Festival.
Story Scrolls, from India, created by leading contemporary Indian artists Code: jr310111scrolls-4 World Museum curator Emma Martin with a Bengali 'Telling Tales'' story scroll, from India Pictures: JASON ROBERTS/ jr310111scrolls-1
Annie recorded her reading of Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae, when the Telling Tales roadshow came to Birmingham in July.
Leading Publishers, Explorer Publishing is set to unveil a new photography exhibition 'Telling Tales' that will run from April 2 until April 4, 2008.
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.
'Telling Tales' will include stories from 21 authors including Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Hanif Kureshi and Paul Theroux.
Fishermen are known for telling tales of their catches that tend toward exaggeration.
My grandchildren think it's so funny telling tales of bygone years.
AFTER HER WILDLY COMMERCIAL "Believe" tour last year, Cher is telling tales from her dark side with not.com.mercial, a "very un-Cher-like" CD collection available only via the Internet.
This year, Graz's autumn festival, Steirischer Herbst, includes a retrospective of William Kentridge's work in the Neue Galerie and an exhibition in the Graz Kunstlerhaus called "Telling Tales," a show of Australian art.
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.
In her book Telling Tales, Dianne Johnson points out that generally children's books are used "as agents of socialization, politicization, and of formal education" (1).