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The fire put to the faggots, the flame became so great and so high, that it covered the whole castle.

Original French:  Le feu mis es fagotz, la flamme feut ſi grande & ſi haulte, qu’elle couurit tout le chaſteau.

Modern French:  Le feu mis es fagotz, la flamme feut si grande & si haulte, qu’elle couvrit tout le chasteau.


Flamme. Archaïsme.

François Rabelais [ca. 1483 – ca. 1553]
Oeuvres. Tome Cinquieme: Tiers Livre
Abel Lefranc, editor
Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, 1931



Posted 10 February 2013. Modified 24 November 2014.

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