Life and Writings of Rabelais. Gargantua. Pantagruel

Life and Writings of Rabelais. Gargantua. Pantagruel

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...purpose; in another he had two or three Buming-glasses, with which he sometimes made Men and Women mad, and put them quite out of Countenance in Church, for he said there was only an Antistrophe between Femrne folle in la Messe and Femme molle a la Fesse. In another he kept a lot of Needles and Thread, with which he perpetrated a thousand little Devil's Pranks. One day 12 at the Entry of the Palace into the Great Hall, when a Cordelier was to say Mass to the Councillors, he helped to apparel him and put on his Vestments; but in accoutring him, he sewed his Alb on to his Gown and Shirt, and then withdrew when the Lords of the Court took their Seats to hear the said Mass. But when it came to the lie, M380:5!" and the poor Frater wished to divest himself of his Alb, he 1 Haakr, etc. These tricks and mis-Merlin Coccai, Maerb. v. (vol. i. pp. 150 chievous implements are very like those spoken of in two stanzas from llforgante Maggiarr, whose Margutte was the model of Merlin Coccai's Cingar. See Appendix to this chapter. " This story is founded on a similar trick played by Cingar on Tognassus in 152, ed. Portioli, 1882). 1' It is only during the Octaves or the festivals of nine lessons that the Mass finishes with Ite, mirsa est. Otherwise it ends with Emedieamu: Domino or Reguiescanl in Face (Duchat). took off with it Coat and Shirt as well, and so stripped himself to the Shoulders, shewing his Callibistris to all the World 3 which undoubtedly was no small one. And the Fraler kept on hauling, but so much the more did he uncover himself, until one of the Lords of the Court said: " How now! doth this good Father wish to make us here an Offering of his Tail to kiss it? Let St. Antony's Fire kiss it?..".show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236763416
  • 9781236763419