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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Page 959
 
 
François Rabelais. (c. 1490–1553) (continued)
 
9252
    Like hearts of oak. 1
          Works. The Author’s Prologue to the Fifth Book.
9253
    You shall never want rope enough.
          Works. The Author’s Prologue to the Fifth Book.
9254
    Looking as like … as one pea does like another. 2
          Works. Book v. Chap. ii.
9255
    Nothing is so dear and precious as time. 3
          Works. Book v. Chap. v.
9256
    And thereby hangs a tale. 4
          Works. Book v. Chap. iv.
9257
    It is meat, drink, 5 and cloth to us.
          Works. Book v. Chap. vii.
9258
    And so on to the end of the chapter.
          Works. Book v. Chap. x.
9259
    What is got over the Devil’s back is spent under the belly. 6
          Works. Book v. Chap. xi.
9260
    We have here other fish to fry. 7
          Works. Book v. Chap. xii.
9261
    What cannot be cured must be endured. 8
          Works. Book v. Chap. xv.
9262
    Thought I to myself, we shall never come off scot-free.
          Works. Book v. Chap. xv.
9263
    It is enough to fright you out of your seven senses. 9
          Works. Book v. Chap. xv.
9264
    Necessity has no law. 10
          Works. Book v. Chap. xv.
9265
    Panurge had no sooner heard this, but he was upon the high-rope.
          Works. Book v. Chap. xviii.
9266
    We saw a knot of others, about a baker’s dozen.
          Works. Book v. Chap. xxii.
9267
    Others made a virtue of necessity. 11
          Works. Book v. Chap. xxii.
9268
    Spare your breath to cool your porridge. 12
          Works. Book v. Chap. xxviii.
9269
    I believe he would make three bites of a cherry.
          Works. Book v. Chap. xxviii.
 
Note 1.
See Garrick, Quotation 6. [back]
Note 2.
See Lyly, Quotation 16. [back]
Note 3.
See Franklin, Quotation 16. Also Diogenes Laertius, Quotation 59. [back]
Note 4.
See Shakespeare, As You Like It, Quotation 26. [back]
Note 5.
See Shakespeare, As You Like It, Quotation 64. [back]
Note 6.
Isocrates was in the right to insinuate that what is got over the Devil’s back is spent under his belly.—Alain René Le Sage: Gil Blas, book viii. chap. ix. [back]
Note 7.
I have other fish to fry.—Cervantes: Don Quixote, part ii. chap. xxxv. [back]
Note 8.
See Burton, Quotation 56. [back]
Note 9.
See Scott, Quotation 62. [back]
Note 10.
See Shakespeare, Julius Cæsar, Quotation 63. [back]
Note 11.
See Chaucer, Quotation 22. [back]
Note 12.
See Plutarch, Quotation 139. [back]
 

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