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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... ...Montaigne's Essays Montaigne's Essays MICHEL EYQUEM DE MONTAIGNE (1533-1592) Translation by John Florio (1553-1625) Book I. |... ...thout Pythagoras his Metempsychosis it can not rightly be translated. The Tuscan altiloquence, the Venus of the French, the sharpe state of the Span... ...into extreame sorrow. This might well be compared to that which one of our Princes was lately seene to doe, who being at Trent, and receiving newes o... ...mongst the lawes that regard the deceased, that which ties the actions of Princes to be examined when they are dea d, seemes to me verie solid. They... ... Affrike, they held as farre as Ægypt; and of Europes length, as farre as Tuscanie: and that they undertooke to invade Asia, and to subdue all the n... ...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...

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