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The cris were loud advertisements called out by the Paris street vendors21 and
composed according to a certain versified form ; each cry had four lines offering
and praising a certain merchandise . The first collection of Paris cries was ...
And each time they called upon a saint they cried out : nous sommes baignés
pour ris ( we are drenched for fun ) . Therefore , the city formerly called Leucetia (
which in Greek means whiteness ) was from that day on called “ Par - ris , ” Paris .
The spirits which live in the bodies are called winds , and those outside are
called air . The latter is the greatest master of all and everything and it is
important to consider its strength . In fact , the wind is the current and flow of air .
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ONE Rabelais in the History of Laughter
TWO The Language of the Marketplace in Rabelais
THREE PopularFestive Forms and Images in Rabelais
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