Quotation by François Rabelais

Oh, who will now be able to relate how Pantagruel behaved in face of these three hundred giants! Oh my muse, my Calliope, my Thalie, inspire me now, restore my spirits, because here is the ass's bridge of logic, here is the pitfall, here is the difficulty of being able to describe the horrible battle undertaken.
François Rabelais (1494–1553), French author, evangelist. Alcofrybas Nasier, in Pantagruel, ch. 28, p. 315, Pleiade edition (1995).
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