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"It could acquire this character only because the buds and shoots of new potentialities had been prepared in the Medieval Period," (p. 73).

"Fear, religious awe, humility, these were the overtones of this seriousness," (p. 73).

"In one instance Gargantua used a March cat as a swab and suffered lacerations," (p. 113).

"Let us call these components conditionally and metaphorically the marketplace and billingsgate elements of the novel," (p. 145).

"The last line of the excerpt is no less typical," (p.163).

"The scene of the beaten slanderers grows in impetus: the handkerchief over the black eye, the broken drum," (p. 204).

"Here is another double entendre constructed on the same pattern," (p. 224).

"The midwife who rushes to the rescue uses too strong an astringent," (p. 225).

"This explains the forceful quality and the fascination of this genre in Flemish painting," (p. 302).

"We may ask: whence comes this drunkenness, if something negative and inappropriate is exaggerated...

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