Gargantua and Pantagruel eBook

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Chapter 2.XXVII.—­How Pantagruel set up one trophy in memorial of their valour, and Panurge another in remembrance of the hares.  How Pantagruel likewise with his farts begat little men, and with his fisgs little women; and how Panurge broke a great staff over two glasses

Chapter 2.XXVIII.—­How Pantagruel got the victory very strangely over the Dipsodes and the Giants

Chapter 2.XXIX.—­How Pantagruel discomfited the three hundred giants armed with free-stone, and Loupgarou their captain

Chapter 2.XXX.—­How Epistemon, who had his head cut off, was finely healed by Panurge, and of the news which he brought from the devils, and of the damned people in hell

Chapter 2.XXXI.—­How Pantagruel entered into the city of the Amaurots, and how Panurge married King Anarchus to an old lantern-carrying hag, and made him a crier of green sauce

Chapter 2.XXXII.—­How Pantagruel with his tongue covered a whole army, and what the author saw in his mouth

Chapter 2.XXXIII.—­How Pantagruel became sick, and the manner how he was recovered

Chapter 2.XXXIV.—­The conclusion of this present book, and the excuse of the author


Francois Rabelais to the Soul of the Deceased Queen of Navarre

The Author’s Prologue

Chapter 3.I.—­How Pantagruel transported a colony of Utopians into Dipsody

Chapter 3.II.—­How Panurge was made Laird of Salmigondin in Dipsody, and did waste his revenue before it came in

Chapter 3.III.—­How Panurge praiseth the debtors and borrowers

Chapter 3.IV.—­Panurge continueth his discourse in the praise of borrowers and lenders

Chapter 3.V.—­How Pantagruel altogether abhorreth the debtors and borrowers

Chapter 3.VI.—­Why new married men were privileged from going to the wars

Chapter 3.VII.—­How Panurge had a flea in his ear, and forbore to wear any longer his magnificent codpiece

Chapter 3.VIII.—­Why the codpiece is held to be the chief piece of armour amongst warriors

Chapter 3.IX.—­How Panurge asketh counsel of Pantagruel whether he should marry, yea, or no

Chapter 3.X.—­How Pantagruel representeth unto Panurge the difficulty of giving advice in the matter of marriage; and to that purpose mentioneth somewhat of the Homeric and Virgilian lotteries

Chapter 3.XI.—­How Pantagruel showeth the trial of one’s fortune by the throwing of dice to be unlawful

Chapter 3.XII.—­How Pantagruel doth explore by the Virgilian lottery what fortune Panurge shall have in his marriage

Chapter 3.XIII.—­How Pantagruel adviseth Panurge to try the future good or bad luck of his marriage by dreams

Chapter 3.XIV.—­Panurge’s dream, with the interpretation thereof

Chapter 3.XV.—­Panurge’s excuse and exposition of the monastic mystery concerning powdered beef

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