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Essays, Tr. by C. Cotton, with Some Account of the Life of Montaigne, Notes ...
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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Page 37 - ... huic versatile ingenium sic pariter ad omnia fuit, ut natum ad id unum diceres quodcumque ageret...
Page 153 - Baltheus en gemmis, en illita portions auro : "* all the sides of this vast space filled and environed, from. the bottom to the top, with three or fourscore rows of seats, all of marble also, and covered with cushions, " Exeat, inquit, Si pudor est, et de pulvino surgat equestri, Cujus res legi non sufficit.
Page 106 - Audio, quid veteres olim moneatis amici: Pone seram, cohibe: sed quis custodiet ipsos Custodes ? cauta est et ab illis incipit uxor.
Page 163 - ... love in biting and scratching : it is not vigorous and generous enough, if it be not quarrelsome, if...
Page 20 - I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare: and I dare a little the more, as I grow older; for methinks custom allows to age more liberty of prating, and more indiscretion of talking of a man's self.
Page 329 - Quis deus hanc mundi temperet arte domum, Qua venit exoriens, qua deficit, unde coactis Cornibus in plenum menstrua luna redit, Unde salo superant venti, quid flamine captet Eurus, et in nubes unde perennis aqua, 30 Sit ventura dies, mundi quae subruat arces...
Page 276 - Felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas, Atque metus omnes, et inexorabile fatum Subjecit pedibus, strepitumque Acherontis avari.
Page 279 - But there is a sort of ignorance, strong and generous, that yields nothing in honour and courage to knowledge ; an ignorance which to conceive requires no less knowledge than to conceive knowledge itself.