[Ads-l] Joan of Arc Quote

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Tue Dec 26 11:04:28 EST 2017


> 
> Joan of Arc's most famous quotation appears to be "I am not afraid, for God is with me.  I was born for this [sometimes worded 'I was born
> to do this']."  These of course are English translations.  The quote is said to have been uttered when she left the town of Vancouleurs in
> February or March of 1429.
> 
> 
> I would welcome any help in determining the earliest findable source for this.  The earliest findable source for the French original would be
> best, but the earliest findable source for the English translation would also be very helpful.
> 
> 
> Fred Shapiro
> 
> 

Not quite as well known is this other quote from her . . .  .


"AHHH! AHHHH!   Put it OUT!  Get some WATER!  AHHH!!"


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