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Essays of Michel de Montaigne

By Hazilitt, William Carew

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Title: Essays of Michel de Montaigne  
Author: Hazilitt, William Carew
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections: Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
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Publisher: Penn State University's Electronic Classics

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Excerpt: Essays of Michel De Montaigne, Book the First, translated by Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt.

Table of Contents
Contents PREFACE..................................................................................................................................................................... 6 THE LIFE OF MONTAIGNE ...................................................................................................................................... 9 THE LETTERS OF MONTAIGNE ............................................................................................................................. 24 CHAPTER I THAT MEN BY VARIOUS WAYS ARRIVE AT THE SAME END............................................... 57 CHAPTER II OF SORROW .................................................................................................................................... 62 CHAPTER III THAT OUR AFFECTIONS CARRY THEMSELVES BEYOND US ......................................... 66 CHAPTER IV THAT THE SOUL EXPENDS ITS PASSIONS UPON FALSE OBJECTS, WHERE THE TRUE ARE WANTING....................................................................................................................................... 74 CHAPTER V WHETHER THE GOVERNOR OF A PLACE BESIEGED OUGHT HIMSELF TO GO OUT TO PARLEY ........................................................................................................................................................ 77 CHAPTER VI THAT THE HOUR OF PARLEY DANGEROUS ......................................................................... 80 CHAPTER VII THAT THE INTENTION IS JUDGE OF OUR ACTIONS ........................................................ 83 CHAPTER VIII OF IDLENESS ............................................................................................................................... 85 CHAPTER IX OF LIARS......................................................................................................................................... 87 CHAPTER X OF QUICK OR SLOW SPEECH ..................................................................................................... 92 CHAPTER XI OF PROGNOSTICATIONS ............................................................................................................ 95 CHAPTER XII OF CONSTANCY ......................................................................................................................... 101 CHAPTER XIII THE CEREMONY OF THE INTERVIEW OF PRINCES ..................................................... 104 CHAPTER XIV THAT MEN ARE JUSTLY PUNISHED FOR BEING OBSTINATE IN THE DEFENCE OF A FORT THAT IS NOT IN REASON TO BE DEFENDED .......................................................................... 105 CHAPTER XV OF THE PUNISHMENT OF COWARDICE ............................................................................. 107

 

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