Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

This ancient tome is packed with words and phrases from many famous phrases, allusions, and figures from history and mythology. Great for building prose and world building.


The Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable is the perfect companion for all aspiring world builders. Whether you're trying to beef up your prowess with prose or create a world through storytelling, this ancient tome has got all the ammunition needed to make it possible.

Be captivated by the hidden riddles and folk sayings that have been passed down through centuries of storytellers, or get acquainted with the famous figures in history and mythology. With over a million unique words and phrases at your disposal, finding inspiration has never been easier!


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