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By means of this herb the invisible substances visibly are arrested, taken in detention, and as in prison put.

Original French:  Icelle herbe moyenante les ſubſtances inuiſibles visiblement ſont arreſtées, prinſes detenues, & comme en priſon miſes.

Modern French:  Icelle herbe moyenante les substances invisibles visiblement sont arrestées, prinses detenues, & comme en prison mises.


Icelle moyennant etc.

Ceci est imité d’ Agrippa, chap. 78 de son de vanitate scientiarum.

François Rabelais [ca. 1483 – ca. 1553]
Œuvres de Maitre François Rabelais. Le Troisieme
Jacob Le Duchat, editor
Amsterdam: Henri Bordesius, 1711
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Posted 10 February 2013. Modified 8 November 2014.

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