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Original French:  ie

Modern French:  je


François Rabelais

Rabelais
François Rabelais
Anonymous, 17th century
Musée national du château et des Trianons, Palace of Versailles

Collections du Château de Versailles
Collections du Château de Versailles

je veids

Le narrateur signale sa présence, au moment de louer cette plante qui réunit les vertus du chanvre et du lin. Pline n’est pas le seul à la vanter. Cœlius Rhodiginus, Antiquae Lectiones, V, 12, célèbre le lin «diuinæ rei maxime idoneum»; voir aussi Polydore Vergile, De rerum inuentoribus, III, 6.

François Rabelais [ca. 1483–1553]
Le Tiers Livre
Jean Céard, editor
Librarie Général Français, 1995

I saw

Je veids — The elegy of Pantagruelion at the end of The Third Book is no longer from the viewpoint of Panurge, but from that of the narrator himself. A similar change occurred at the at the end of Pantagruel when Alcofrybas reentered the history during the episode in the giant’s mouth.

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Pantagruelion

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Posted 11 January 2013. Modified 23 December 2015.

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