The Essayes of Michael, Lord of Montaigne, Volume 3

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J.M. Dent & sons, Limited, 1921
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Page 138 - Si pudor est, et de pulvino surgat equestri Cujus res legi non sufficit, et sedean t hie 155 Lenonum pueri quocunque in fornicc nati, Hie plaudat nitidi praeconis filius inter Pinnirapi cultos juvenes juvenesque lanistae.
Page 331 - Quis deus hanc mundi temperet arte domum, Qua venit exoriens, qua deficit, unde coactis Cornibus in plenum menstrua luna redit...
Page 239 - No man is so exquisitely honest or upright in living, but brings all his actions and thoughts within compasse and danger of the lawes, and that ten times in his life might not lawfully be hanged.
Page 27 - Tis an exact life that maintains itself in due order in private. Every one may juggle his part, and represent an honest man upon the stage : but within, and in his own bosom, where all may do as they list, where all is concealed, to be regular — there's the point.
Page 125 - : or after the manner that Cyrus exhorted his souldiers ; ' Whosoever loveth mee, let ' him follow mee.' Consort your selfe, will some say to me, with those of your owne condition, whom the company of like fortune will yeeld of more easie accesse. Oh sottish and wallowish composition ; — no/o MAR.
Page 80 - Tree and another thing) the woman that lookes to hir, staid her presently, and somwhat churlishly making her step over the same : I let hir alone, because I would not crosse their rules, for I medle nothing with this government : womens policie hath a mysticall proceeding, we must be content to leave it to them. But if I be not deceived, the conversation of twenty lacqueis could not in six moneths have setled in her thoughts, the understanding, the use and consequences of the sound belonging to those...
Page 165 - ... or more heteroclite insipidity then for one to move or vex himselfe at the fondnesse, at the gullishnesse, or insipidity of the world : For it principally formalizeth and moveth us against our selves : and that Philosopher of former ages should never have wanted occasion to weepe, so long as he had considered himselfe. Miso, one of the seaven sages (a man of a Timonian disposition and Democraticall humour) being demanded, where-at he laughed alone; he answered, because I laugh alone; How many...
Page 36 - Philosopher, unto the head and bodie of a varlet : nor that this paultrie ende, should disavow and belie the fairest, soundest, and longest part of my life. I will present my selfe, and make a generall muster of my whole, every where uniformally. Were I to live againe, it should be as I have already lived. I neither deplore what is past, nor dread what is to come : and if I be not deceived, the inward parts have neerely resembled the outward. It is one of the chiefest points wherein I am beholden...

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