21. Attributed to François Rabelais. "Bottle," c. 1550.
Published here in: The whole works of F. Rabelais, M.D., or, The Lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua & Pantagruel (5 volumes). London: James Woodward, 1708.
Rare Book Collection. Presented by the William A. Whitaker Foundation.

The bottle poem attributed to Rabelais was popular enough to be reprinted and translated multiple times. This version was printed in a rare English edition of Gargantua and Pantagruel from 1708.

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