Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 5
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Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 5

By François Rabelais
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Table of Contents
  • Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book V.
  • MASTER FRANCIS RABELAIS
    • FIVE BOOKS OF THE LIVES, HEROIC DEEDS AND SAYINGS OF
  • GARGANTUA AND HIS SON PANTAGRUEL
    • Book V.
      • Translated into English by Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty and Peter Antony Motteux
    • Translated into English by Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty and Peter Antony Motteux
    • CONTENTS
    • List of Illustrations
    • THE FIFTH BOOK
      • The Author's Prologue.
    • The Author's Prologue.
    • THE FIFTH BOOK.
    • Chapter 5.I.—How Pantagruel arrived at the Ringing Island, and of the noise that we heard.
    • Chapter 5.II.—How the Ringing Island had been inhabited by the Siticines, who were become birds.
    • Chapter 5.III.—How there is but one pope-hawk in the Ringing Island.
    • Chapter 5.IV.—How the birds of the Ringing Island were all passengers.
    • Chapter 5.V.—Of the dumb Knight-hawks of the Ringing Island.
    • Chapter 5.VI.—How the birds are crammed in the Ringing Island.
    • Chapter 5.VII.—How Panurge related to Master Aedituus the fable of the horse and the ass.
    • Chapter 5.VIII.—How with much ado we got a sight of the pope-hawk.
    • Chapter 5.IX.—How we arrived at the island of Tools.
    • Chapter 5.X.—How Pantagruel arrived at the island of Sharping.
    • Chapter 5.XI.—How we passed through the wicket inhabited by Gripe-men-all, Archduke of the Furred Law-cats.
    • Chapter 5.XII.—How Gripe-men-all propounded a riddle to us.
    • Chapter 5.XIII.—How Panurge solved Gripe-men-all's riddle.
    • Chapter 5.XIV.—How the Furred Law-cats live on corruption.
    • Chapter 5.XV.—How Friar John talks of rooting out the Furred Law-cats.
    • Chapter 5.XVI.—How Pantagruel came to the island of the Apedefers, or Ignoramuses, with long claws and crooked paws, and of terrible adventures and monsters there.
    • Chapter 5.XVII.—How we went forwards, and how Panurge had like to have been killed.
    • Chapter 5.XVIII.—How our ships were stranded, and we were relieved by some people that were subject to Queen Whims (qui tenoient de la Quinte).
    • Chapter 5.XIX.—How we arrived at the queendom of Whims or Entelechy.
    • Chapter 5.XX.—How the Quintessence cured the sick with a song.
    • Chapter 5.XXI.—How the Queen passed her time after dinner.
    • Chapter 5.XXII.—How Queen Whims' officers were employed; and how the said lady retained us among her abstractors.
    • Chapter 5.XXIII.—How the Queen was served at dinner, and of her way of eating.
    • Chapter 5.XXIV.—How there was a ball in the manner of a tournament, at which Queen Whims was present.
    • Chapter 5.XXV.—How the thirty-two persons at the ball fought.
    • Chapter 5.XXVI.—How we came to the island of Odes, where the ways go up and down.
    • Chapter 5.XXVII.—How we came to the island of Sandals; and of the order of Semiquaver Friars.
    • Chapter 5.XXVIII.—How Panurge asked a Semiquaver Friar many questions, and was only answered in monosyllables.
    • Chapter 5.XXIX.—How Epistemon disliked the institution of Lent.
    • Chapter 5.XXX.—How we came to the land of Satin.
    • Chapter 5.XXXI.—How in the land of Satin we saw Hearsay, who kept a school of vouching.
    • Chapter 5.XXXII.—How we came in sight of Lantern-land.
    • Chapter 5.XXXIII.—How we landed at the port of the Lychnobii, and came to Lantern-land.
    • Chapter 5.XXXIV.—How we arrived at the Oracle of the Bottle.
    • Chapter 5.XXXV.—How we went underground to come to the Temple of the Holy Bottle, and how Chinon is the oldest city in the world.
    • Chapter 5.XXXVI.—How we went down the tetradic steps, and of Panurge's fear.
    • Chapter 5.XXXVII.—How the temple gates in a wonderful manner opened of themselves.
    • Chapter 5.XXXVIII.—Of the Temple's admirable pavement.
    • Chapter 5.XXXIX.—How we saw Bacchus's army drawn up in battalia in mosaic work.
    • Chapter 5.XL.—How the battle in which the good Bacchus overthrew the Indians was represented in mosaic work.
    • Chapter 5.XLI.—How the temple was illuminated with a wonderful lamp.
    • Chapter 5.XLII—How the Priestess Bacbuc showed us a fantastic fountain in the temple, and how the fountain-water had the taste of wine, according to the imagination of those who drank of it.
    • Chapter 5.XLIII.—How the Priestess Bacbuc equipped Panurge in order to have the word of the Bottle.
    • Chapter 5.XLIV.—How Bacbuc, the high-priestess, brought Panurge before the Holy Bottle.
    • Chapter 5.XLV.—How Bacbuc explained the word of the Goddess-Bottle.
    • Chapter 5.XLVI.—How Panurge and the rest rhymed with poetic fury.
    • Chapter 5.XLVII.—How we took our leave of Bacbuc, and left the Oracle of the Holy Bottle.
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