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I would have you call to mind the strength of the ancient giants,
that undertook to lay the high read more

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 am going to seek the great Perhaps.

I am going to seek the great Perhaps.

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Panurge had a flea in his ear.
[Fr., Panurge auoyt la pulee en l' oreille.]

Panurge had a flea in his ear.
[Fr., Panurge auoyt la pulee en l' oreille.]

by Francois Rabelais Found in: Fleas Quotes,
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He who has not an adventure has not horse or mule, so says
Solomon.--Who is too adventurous, said Echephron,--loses read more

He who has not an adventure has not horse or mule, so says
Solomon.--Who is too adventurous, said Echephron,--loses horse
and mule.
[Fr., Qui ne s'adventure n'a cheval ny mule, ce dist Salomon.--
Qui trop, dist Echephron, s'adventure--perd cheval et mule,
respondit Malcon.]

by Francois Rabelais Found in: Adventure 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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