Gargantua and Pantagruel eBook

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Chapter 3.XLV.—­How Panurge taketh advice of Triboulet

Chapter 3.XLVI.—­How Pantagruel and Panurge diversely interpret the words of Triboulet

Chapter 3.XLVII.—­How Pantagruel and Panurge resolved to make a visit to the Oracle of the Holy Bottle

Chapter 3.XLVIII.—­How Gargantua showeth that the children ought not to marry without the special knowledge and advice of their fathers and mothers

Chapter 3.XLIX.—­How Pantagruel did put himself in a readiness to go to sea; and of the herb named Pantagruelion

Chapter 3.L.—­How the famous Pantagruelion ought to be prepared and wrought

Chapter 3.LI.—­Why it is called Pantagruelion, and of the admirable virtues thereof

Chapter 3.LII.—­How a certain kind of Pantagruelion is of that nature that the fire is not able to consume it


The Translator’s Preface

The Author’s Epistle Dedicatory

The Author’s Prologue

Chapter 4.I.—­How Pantagruel went to sea to visit the oracle of Bacbuc, alias the Holy Bottle

Chapter 4.II.—­How Pantagruel bought many rarities in the island of

Chapter 4.III.—­How Pantagruel received a letter from his father Gargantua, and of the strange way to have speedy news from far distant places

Chapter 4.IV.—­How Pantagruel writ to his father Gargantua, and sent him several curiosities

Chapter 4.V.—­How Pantagruel met a ship with passengers returning from Lantern-land

Chapter 4.VI.—­How, the fray being over, Panurge cheapened one of Dingdong’s sheep

Chapter 4.VII.—­Which if you read you’ll find how Panurge bargained with Dingdong

Chapter 4.VIII.—­How Panurge caused Dingdong and his sheep to be drowned in the sea

Chapter 4.IX.—­How Pantagruel arrived at the island of Ennasin, and of the strange ways of being akin in that country

Chapter 4.X.—­How Pantagruel went ashore at the island of Chely, where he saw King St. Panigon

Chapter 4.XI.—­Why monks love to be in kitchens

Chapter 4.XII.—­How Pantagruel passed by the land of Pettifogging, and of the strange way of living among the Catchpoles

Chapter 4.XIII.—­How, like Master Francis Villon, the Lord of Basche commended his servants

Chapter 4.XIV.—­A further account of catchpoles who were drubbed at Basche’s house

Chapter 4.XV.—­How the ancient custom at nuptials is renewed by the catchpole

Chapter 4.XVI.—­How Friar John made trial of the nature of the catchpoles

Chapter 4.XVII.—­How Pantagruel came to the islands of Tohu and Bohu; and of the strange death of Wide-nostrils, the swallower of windmills

Chapter 4.XVIII.—­How Pantagruel met with a great storm at sea

Chapter 4.XIX.—­What countenances Panurge and Friar John kept during the storm

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