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I would have you call to mind the strength of the ancient giants,
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I would have you call to mind the strength of the ancient giants,
that undertook to lay the high mountain Pelion on the top of
Ossa, and set among those the shady Olympus.

by Francois Rabelais Found in: Mountains Quotes,
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I have known many who could not when they would, for they had not
done it when they could.

I have known many who could not when they would, for they had not
done it when they could.

by Francois Rabelais Found in: Will Quotes,
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But where are the snows of last year? That was the greatest
concern of Villon, the Parisian poet.
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But where are the snows of last year? That was the greatest
concern of Villon, the Parisian poet.
[Fr., Mais ou sont les neiges d'antan? C'estoit le plus grand
soucy qu'eust Villon, le poete parisien.]

by Francois Rabelais Found in: Snow Quotes,
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You are Christians of the best edition, all picked and culled.

You are Christians of the best edition, all picked and culled.

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Strike the iron whilst it is hot.

Strike the iron whilst it is hot.

by Francois Rabelais Found in: General Sayings,
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