The Sequel To Pantagruel; Being Books Iii, Iv, And V Of Rabelais' Gargantua And The Heroic Deeds Of…

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byFrançois Rabelais

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ... long ago. This is the place we have been seeking with such toil and labour." He then made a compliment to our lantern, who desired us to be of good cheer, and not be daunted or dismayed, whatever we might chance to see. To come to the Temple of the Holy Bottle, we were to go through a large vineyard, in which were all sorts of vines, as the Falernian, Malvesian, the Muscadine, those of Taige, Beaune, Mirevaux, Orleans, Picardent, Arbois, Coussi, Anjou, Grave, Corsican, Vierron, Nerac, and others. This vineyard was formerly planted by the good Bacchus, with so great a blessing, that it yields leaves, flowers, and fruit, all the year round, like the orange-trees at Suraine. Our magnificent lantern ordered every one of us to eat three grapes, to put some vine-leaves in his shoes, and take a vine-branch in his left hand. At the end of the close we went under an arch built after the manner of those of the ancients. The trophies of a toper were curiously carved on it. First, on one side was to be seen a long train of flagons, leathern bottles, flasks, cans, glass bottles, barrels, nipperkins, pint-pots, quart-pots, pottles, gallons, and old-fashioned semaises (swinging wooden pots, such as those out of which the Germans fill their glasses): these hung on a shady arbour. On another side was store of garlic, onions, shallots, hams, botargos, caviare, biscuits, neats' tongues, old cheese, and such like comfits, very artificially interwoven, and packed together with vine-stocks. On another were a hundred sorts of drinking glasses, cups, cisterns, ewers, false cups, tumblers, bowls, mazers, mugs, jugs, goblets, talboys, and such other bacchic artillery. On the frontispiece of the triumphal arch, under the eoophore, was the following couplet: You, who...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ... long ago. This is the place we have been seeking with such toil and labour." He then made a compliment to our lantern,...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:July 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021710505X

ISBN - 13:9780217105057

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