Gargantua and Pantagruel eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 952 pages of information about Gargantua and Pantagruel.

Chapter 5.XV.—­How Friar John talks of rooting out the Furred Law-cats

Chapter 5.XVI.—­How Pantagruel came to the island of the Apedefers, or Ignoramuses, with long claws and crooked paws, and of terrible adventures and monsters there

Chapter 5.XVII.—­How we went forwards, and how Panurge had like to have been killed

Chapter 5.XVIII.—­How our ships were stranded, and we were relieved by some people that were subject to Queen Whims (qui tenoient de la Quinte)

Chapter 5.XIX.—­How we arrived at the queendom of Whims or Entelechy

Chapter 5.XX.—­How the Quintessence cured the sick with a song

Chapter 5.XXI.—­How the Queen passed her time after dinner

Chapter 5.XXII.—­How Queen Whims’ officers were employed; and how the said lady retained us among her abstractors

Chapter 5.XXIII.—­How the Queen was served at dinner, and of her way of eating

Chapter 5.XXIV.—­How there was a ball in the manner of a tournament, at which Queen Whims was present

Chapter 5.XXV.—­How the thirty-two persons at the ball fought

Chapter 5.XXVI.—­How we came to the island of Odes, where the ways go up and down

Chapter 5.XXVII.—­How we came to the island of Sandals; and of the order of Semiquaver Friars

Chapter 5.XXVIII.—­How Panurge asked a Semiquaver Friar many questions, and was only answered in monosyllables

Chapter 5.XXIX.—­How Epistemon disliked the institution of Lent

Chapter 5.XXX.—­How we came to the land of Satin

Chapter 5.XXXI.—­How in the land of Satin we saw Hearsay, who kept a school of vouching

Chapter 5.XXXII.—­How we came in sight of Lantern-land

Chapter 5.XXXIII.—­How we landed at the port of the Lychnobii, and came to
Lantern-land

Chapter 5.XXXIV.—­How we arrived at the Oracle of the Bottle

Chapter 5.XXXV.—­How we went underground to come to the Temple of the Holy
Bottle, and how Chinon is the oldest city in the world

Chapter 5.XXXVI.—­How we went down the tetradic steps, and of Panurge’s fear

Chapter 5.XXXVII.—­How the temple gates in a wonderful manner opened of themselves

Chapter 5.XXXVIII.—­Of the temple’s admirable pavement

Chapter 5.XXXIX.—­How we saw Bacchus’s army drawn up in battalia in mosaic work

Chapter 5.XL.—­How the battle in which the good Bacchus overthrew the
Indians was represented in mosaic work

Chapter 5.XLI.—­How the temple was illuminated with a wonderful lamp

Chapter 5.XLII.—­How the Priestess Bacbuc showed us a fantastic fountain in the temple, and how the fountain-water had the taste of wine, according to the imagination of those who drank of it

Chapter 5.XLIII.—­How the Priestess Bacbuc equipped Panurge in order to have the word of the Bottle

Chapter 5.XLIV.—­How Bacbuc, the high-priestess, brought Panurge before the Holy Bottle

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