The Works of Rabelais: Faithfully Translated from the French, with Variorum Notes, and Numerous Illustrations (Classic Reprint)

The Works of Rabelais: Faithfully Translated from the French, with Variorum Notes, and Numerous Illustrations (Classic Reprint)

Author: François Rabelais, Gustave Doré

Format: Paperback

Pages: 760

ISBN: 9781331476566

Publisher: Forgotten Books

Release Date: January 03, 2019

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Excerpt from The Works of Rabelais: Faithfully Translated From the French, With Variorum Notes, and Numerous Illustrations
The Author's Prologue to the Second Book; Of the original and antiquity of the great Pantagxuel; Of the nativity of the most dread and redoubted Pantagruel; Of the grief wherewith Gargantua was moved at the decease of his wife Badebec; Of the infancy of Pantagruel; Of the acts of the noble Pantagruel in his youthful age; How Pantagruel met with a Limosin, who affected to speak in learned phrase; How Pantagruel came to Paris, and of the choice books of the Library of St. Victor; How Pantagruel, being at Paris, received letters from his father Gargantua, and the copy of them; How Pantagruel found Panurge, whom he loved all his lifetime; How Pantagruel equitably decided a cause which was wonderfully intricate and obscure: whereby he was reputed to have a most admirable judgment; How the lords of Kissbreech and Suckst did plead before Pantagruel, without advocates; How the lord of Suckst pleaded before Pantagruel; How Pantagruel gave judgment upon the difference of the two lords; How Panurge related the manner how he escaped out of the hands of the Turks; How Panurge shewed a very new way to build the walls of Paris; Of the qualities and conditions of Panurge; How Panurge gained the pardons, and married the old women: and of the suit in law which he had in Paris; How a great scholar of England would have argued against Pantagruel, and was overcome by Panurge; How Panurge puts to a non-plus the Englishman that argued by signs
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