François Rabelais quote about world from Gargantua and Pantagruel (1534) - 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; seeing none before myself had ever written of that country, wherein are above five-and-twenty kingdoms inhabited, besides deserts, and a great arm of the sea.
pick reportpicture source

Copy this HTML code to share this image on your website:

Format Landscape Portrait Square
Color Black White
Width px
François Rabelais quotes · Gargantua and Pantagruel quotes · World quotes · Country quotes · Desert quotes

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; seeing none before myself had ever written of that country, wherein are above five-and-twenty kingdoms inhabited, besides deserts, and a great arm of the sea.

edit
Author
Source
Topic
Date
1534
Language
English
Reference
Note
Translated by Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty and Peter Antony Motteux
Weblink

Meaning and analysis

write a note

More pictures

François Rabelais quote about world from Gargantua and Pantagruel (1534) - 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; seeing none before myself had ever written of that country, wherein are above five-and-twenty kingdoms inhabited, besides deserts, and a great arm of the sea.
François Rabelais quote about world from Gargantua and Pantagruel (1534) - 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; seeing none before myself had ever written of that country, wherein are above five-and-twenty kingdoms inhabited, besides deserts, and a great arm of the sea.
François Rabelais quote about world from Gargantua and Pantagruel (1534) - 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; seeing none before myself had ever written of that country, wherein are above five-and-twenty kingdoms inhabited, besides deserts, and a great arm of the sea.
François Rabelais quote about world from Gargantua and Pantagruel (1534) - 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; seeing none before myself had ever written of that country, wherein are above five-and-twenty kingdoms inhabited, besides deserts, and a great arm of the sea.