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Quotation by François Rabelais
In your presence, I swear by the Styx and the Acheron never more to wear glasses on my bonnet, nor a codpiece on my breeches, until, concerning my undertaking, I have heard the word of the Divine Bottle.
François Rabelais (1494–1553), French author, evangelist. Panurge to Pantagruel, in Third Book, ch. 47, p. 494, Pleiade edition (1995).
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