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By: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

...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... ...aigne's Essays norable, Lucie Countesse of Bedford. Relucent lustre of our English Dames, In one comprising all most priz'de of all, Whom Ve... ...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... ...the first day of his birth. Where fathers have the charge to punish their male children, and mothers only maidchildren, and whose punishment is to h... ...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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