Gargantua and Pantagruel - Third Book of Pantagruel: Chapters 14-32 (p. 461-535) Summary & Analysis

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Third Book of Pantagruel: Chapters 14-32 (p. 461-535) Summary

In chapter fourteen, the only thing Panurge can decipher from his dreams is that he had a young, pretty wife who put horns on his head, but Pantagruel claims that, in accordance with the Virgilian lots, the dream means Panurge will be cuckolded and beaten. Since Panurge sees the dream as a good omen; they debate about symbolism in ancient literary traditions. After a discussion about a monastical cabbala concerning salted beef between Panurge and Frere Jean in the next chapter, Pantagruel tells Panurge about a remarkable Sybil at Panzoust who foretells all things to come in, and Panurge leaves with Epistemon to find the Sybil in chapter sixteen. In chapter seventeen, Panurge is frightened by the Sybil when he reaches the crone after a six day journey, and he gathers the leaves...

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