|6 In the form of asayings,
7 Which said it all so well that there's no point in discussing it further.
8 There was another Frog philosopher named bPascal who knew almost as much about life as La Rochefoucauld,
9 And so he also wrote it all down in a little book,
10 Including the one about man being only a creed,
11 The weakest in all nature,
12 But, according to Pascal, that's really okay,
13 Because man is a dthinking reed,
14 Which Pascal knew because it was the Frogs who had invented reason and logic,
15 When eDescartes said, "Cogito ergo sum,"
16 fWhich means something or other in Latin,
17 Something that must explain why the Frogs have never felt any obligation to practice these interesting mental pursuits.
18 Nor were these the only miraculous accomplishments of French literature.
CHAPTER 271 For example, there was gVoltaire, who made the great Frog discovery that there are a lot of stupid, silly, spiteful, worthless people in the world,
2 Which he knew because,
4 You know.
5 hAnd so Voltaire figured out that the thing to do is keep cultivating your garden,
6 For some reason.
7 Nor was Voltaire the only great French comedian.
||CHAPTER 281 For example, there was also iMoliere, who made the great discovery that there are a lot of stupid, silly, spiteful, worthless rich people in the world,
2 Having thought along much the same lines as jVoltaire,
3 Except that he put all his great wisdom into kplays,
4 lWhich were terribly terribly amusing,
5 If you happened to be a Frog,
6 Or a mpseudo-intellectual from some other country,
7 nAnd thus paved the way for the much later Frog invention known as film.
CHAPTER 291 But no one should get the idea that all French literature was simply funny.
2 There were also a lot of Frog writers who wrote stories that were very very sad,
3 And funny only by accident,
4 Such as oVictor Hugo, who wrote incredibly long books made up of incredibly long sentences,
5 Completely in pFrench,
6 About sad, unfortunate people,
7 Called 'Les MisÚrables,'
8 q'Le Hunchback of Notre Dame,'
9 And other things.
10 And there was rGustave Flaubert, who wrote about sMadame Bovary,
11 tWho was not nice,
12 For many many pages.
13 And there was also uBalzac, who wrote about Frog characters who had so little happen to them that their stories went on for volumes.