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Last Words by François Rabelais

"Bring down the curtain, the farce is played out."
~ Rabelais, Francois (1494?-1553)

François Rabelais was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar. He has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, bawdy jokes and songs.

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