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By: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

...Montaigne's Essays Montaigne's Essays MICHEL EYQUEM DE MONTAIGNE (1533-1592) Translation by John Florio (1553-162... ...Montaigne's Essays Montaigne's Essays MICHEL EYQUEM DE MONTAIGNE (1533-1592) Translation by John Florio (1553-1625) Book... ...ing foster-father, having transported it from France to England; put it in English clothes; taught it to talke our tongue (though many-times with a j... ...e your other servants: it may not onely serve you two, to repeate in true English what you reade in fine French, but many thousands more, to tell th... ...he stone over the head of Tantalus:' Our lawes doe often condemne and send malefactors to be executed in the same place where the crime was committed... ...you enjoy it longer? -- cur amplius addere quæris Rursum quod percat male, et ingratum occidat omne? -- LUCRET. 1. iii. 985. Why seeke you mor... ...asily perceive they had been other manner of men than Peter, Guilliam, or Michell. Item, I commend and am much beholding to Iames Amiot, in the cour... ...rt of my shame. And my Ancestors have heretofore beene surnamed Higham or Eyquem, a surname which also belongs to a house well knowen in England. As... ...him, that it is a custome of popular or base men to call for minstrels or singers at feasts, and an argument they want witty or good discourses and p...

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