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Trouilʹlogan’s Advice

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Do and do not; yes and no. When Pantagʹ-ruel asked the philosopher Trouillogan whether Panurge should marry or not, the philosopher replied “Yes.” “What say you?” asked the prince. “What you have heard,” answered Trouillogan. “What have I heard,” said Pantagruel. “What I have spoken,” rejoined the sage. “Good,” said the prince; “but tell me plainly, shall Panurge marry or let it alone?” “Neither,” answered the oracle. “How?” said the prince; “that cannot be.” “Then both,” said Trouillogan. (Rabelais: Gargantua and Pantagruel, iii. 35.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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