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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:9238
AUTHOR:François Rabelais (c. 1490–1553)
QUOTATION:I would have you call to mind the strength of the ancient giants, that undertook to lay the high mountain Pelion on the top of Ossa, and set among those the shady Olympus. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Works. Book iv. Chap. xxxviii.
 
Note 1.
See Ovid, Quotation 3. [back]
 

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