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"Born hairy was he! Wondrous deeds will he do! If he goes on to live, then old shall he grow."
Sage-woman, Pantagruel, Chap. 2, p. 24

"My Lord, without any doubt, he is trying to ape the language of the Parisians; yet all he can do is flay Latin alive. He thinks he is pindarizing; he believes he is a great orator in French because he despises the common spoken usage."
Pantagruel's man, Pantagruel, Chap. 6, p. 35

"For there is much too great a slavery in such appointments and those who exercise them can be saved only with great difficulty given the corruption of men; and unless the seats voided by fallen angels are filled by people of a different sort, I believe that Nicholas of Cusa will be disappointed in his conjectures and that we shall not reach the Last Judgement for another thirty-seven Jubilees."
Pantagruel, Pantagruel, Chap. 10, p. 75

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