like a lancet

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and like a lancet

Original French:  & comme vne lãcette

Modern French:  & comme une lancette


Rabelais states that the leaves of Pantagruelion end in points like a Macedonian sarisse, and like a lancet used by surgeons.


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Posted 9 February 2013. Modified 24 October 2017.

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