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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Page 957
 
 
François Rabelais. (c. 1490–1553) (continued)
 
9216
    To return to our wethers. 1
          Works. Book i. Chap. i. n. 2.
9217
    I drink no more than a sponge.
          Works. Book i. Chap. v.
9218
    Appetite comes with eating, says Angeston. 2
          Works. Book i. Chap. v.
9219
    Thought the moon was made of green cheese.
          Works. Book i. Chap. xi.
9220
    He always looked a given horse in the mouth. 3
          Works. Book i. Chap. xi.
9221
    By robbing Peter he paid Paul, 4 … and hoped to catch larks if ever the heavens should fall. 5
          Works. Book i. Chap. xi.
9222
    He laid him squat as a flounder.
          Works. Book i. Chap. xxvii.
9223
    Send them home as merry as crickets.
          Works. Book i. Chap. xxix.
9224
    Corn is the sinews of war. 6
          Works. Book i. Chap. xlvi.
9225
    How shall I be able to rule over others, that have not full power and command of myself?
          Works. Book i. Chap. lii.
9226
    Subject to a kind of disease, which at that time they called lack of money.
          Works. Book ii. Chap. xvi.
9227
    He did not care a button for it.
          Works. Book ii. Chap. xvi.
9228
    How well I feathered my nest.
          Works. Book ii. Chap. xvii.
9229
    So much is a man worth as he esteems himself.
          Works. Book ii. Chap. xxix.
9230
    A good crier of green sauce.
          Works. Book ii. Chap. xxxi.
9231
    Then I began to think that it is very true which is commonly said, that the one half of the world knoweth not how the other half liveth.
          Works. Book ii. Chap. xxxii.
9232
    This flea which I have in mine ear.
          Works. Book iii. Chap. xxxi.
9233
    You have there hit the nail on the head. 7
          Works. Book iii. Chap. xxxiv.
9234
    Above the pitch, out of tune, and off the hinges.
          Works. Book iv. Chap. xix.
 
Note 1.
”Revenons à nos moutons,”—a proverb taken from the French farce of “Pierre Patelin,” edition of 1762, p. 90. [back]
Note 2.
My appetite comes to me while eating.—Montaigne: Book iii. chap. ix. Of Vanity. [back]
Note 3.
See Heywood, Quotation 33. [back]
Note 4.
See Heywood, Quotation 62. [back]
Note 5.
See Heywood, Quotation 23. [back]
Note 6.
See Quotation 24. [back]
Note 7.
See Heywood, Quotation 132. [back]
 

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