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Creator is exactly "The Works of Rabelais"
I most humbly beseech your lanternship to lead us back.
Friar John and Panurge
The furred law cats scrambling after the crowns from Panurge's purse.
The Master of Ringing Island.
With this accident we were all out of sorts, moping, drooping, metragrabolized, as dull as dun in the mire.
Immediately one of the girls brought him a tall-boy brimfull of extravagant wine.
In the middle of July, the devil came to the place aforesaid, with all his crew at his heels.
He lugs out his trusty sword with both his fists, and cut the sausage in twain.
Pantagruel then arose from table to visit and scour the thicket.
The monstrous physetere was slain by Pantagruel
They came where two old women were weeping and wailing.
In fine, they were all of them forced to sea, and drowned like so many rats.
Cost what they will, cried Panurge, trade with me for one of them, paying you well.
He comes to Chinon, the ancient city, yea the first city in the world.
My hatchet, lord Jupiter, my hatchet ! only my hatchet, O Jupiter !
It was the pantagruelion manufactured and fashioned into a halter, and serving in the place and office of a cravat.
By sucking very much at the purses of the pleading parties, they to the suits already begot form head, feet, claws, beaks, teeth, &c.
Bridlegoose relateth the history of the reconcilers.
The altercation waxed hot in words ; which moved the gaping hoydens of the sottish Parisians to run from all parts thereabouts.
Rondibilis the Physician
The chamber is already full of devils.
They found the old woman sitting in a corner of her chimney.
Panurge seeks the advice of Pantagruel and his friends as to whether he should marry.
I saw them, said Epistemon, 'all very busily employed in seeking of rusty pins and old nails in the kennels of the streets.
I saw Epictetus there most gallantly apparelled after the French fashion, sitting under a pleasant arbour, with store of handsome gentle-women, making good cheer.
Striking them down as a mason doth little knobs of stone.
How six hundred and threescore horsemen were very cunningly vanquished and discomfited.
After dinner, Panurge went to see her.
At another time he laid in some fair place, where the said watch was to pass, train of gunpowder.
Is there any greater pain of the teeth than when the dogs have you by the legs?
With this I ran away a fair gallop-rake.
Comrades,' said Gargantua to his men, 'I hear the enemies' horse-feet ; let us rally and close here, then set forward in order, and by this means we shall be able to receive their charge, to their loss and our honour.
Thus went out those valiant champions on their adventure.
How Gargantua passed the ford.
The monks knew not, in that extremity, to which of all their saints they should vow themselves.
He did swim in deep waters, on his belly, on his back, sideways with all his body, with his feet only, with one hand in the air.
Gargantua visiting the shops.
He went to see the city, and was behold of everybody there with great admiration.
He led them up the great staircase of the castle.
On the road to the castle
Immediately thereafter were appointed for him seventeen thousand nine hundred and thirteen cows, to furnish him with milk.
All stiff drinkers, brave fellows, and good players at ninepins.
Rabelais dissecting society and writing his book.
My so good wife dead, who was the most this, the most that, that ever was in the world.