Essays, tr. by C. Cotton, with some account of the life of Montaigne, notes and a tr. of all the letters, ed. by W.C. Hazlitt, Volume 3

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Page 35 - ... huic versatile ingenium sic pariter ad omnia fuit, ut natum ad id unum diceres quodcumque ageret...
Page 136 - Dum nova canities, dum prima et recta senectus, Dum superest Lachesi, quod torqueat, et pedibus me Porto meis, nullo dextram subeunte bacillo.
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 104 - Audio, quid veteres olim moneatis amici: Pone seram, cohibe: sed quis custodiet ipsos Custodes ? cauta est et ab illis incipit uxor.
Page 159 - ... love in biting and scratching : it is not vigorous and generous enough, if it be not quarrelsome, if...
Page 18 - 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 325 - 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 272 - Felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas, Atque metus omnes, et inexorabile fatum Subjecit pedibus, strepitumque Acherontis avari.
Page 277 - 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.
Page 267 - Etenim ipsae se impellunt, ubi semel a ratione discessum est, ipsaque sibi imbecillitas indulget in altumque provehitur imprudens nee reperit locum consistendi.

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