Essays of Michel de Montaigne — Complete
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Essays of Michel de Montaigne — Complete

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  • ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
    • Translated by Charles Cotton Edited by William Carew Hazlitt
      • 1877
    • PREFACE
    • THE LIFE OF MONTAIGNE
    • I.——To Monsieur de MONTAIGNE
    • II.——To Monseigneur, Monseigneur de MONTAIGNE.
    • III.——To Monsieur, Monsieur de LANSAC,
    • IV.——To Monsieur, Monsieur de MESMES, Lord of Roissy and Malassize, Privy
    • V.——To Monsieur, Monsieur de L'HOSPITAL, Chancellor of France
    • VI.——To Monsieur, Monsieur de Folx, Privy Councillor, and Ambassador of His Majesty to the Signory of Venice.
      • —[ Printed before the 'Vers Francois' of Etienne de la Boetie, 8vo, Paris, 1572.]
    • VII.——To Mademoiselle de MONTAIGNE, my Wife.
    • VIII.——To Monsieur DUPUY,
    • IX.——To the Jurats of Bordeaux.
    • X.——To the same.
      • —[The original is among the archives of Toulouse.]
    • XI.——To the same.
    • XII.
    • XIII.——To Mademoiselle PAULMIER.
    • XIV.——To the KING, HENRY IV.
    • XV.——To the same.
    • XVI.——To the Governor of Guienne.
  • ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
    • Translated by Charles Cotton
      • Edited by William Carew Hazlitt
      • 1877
    • CHAPTER I——THAT MEN BY VARIOUS WAYS ARRIVE AT THE SAME END.
    • CHAPTER II——OF SORROW
    • CHAPTER III——THAT OUR AFFECTIONS CARRY THEMSELVES BEYOND US.
    • CHAPTER IV——THAT THE SOUL EXPENDS ITS PASSIONS UPON FALSE OBJECTS, WHERE THE TRUE ARE WANTING
    • CHAPTER V——WHETHER THE GOVERNOR OF A PLACE BESIEGED OUGHT HIMSELF TO GO OUT TO PARLEY
    • CHAPTER VI——THAT THE HOUR OF PARLEY DANGEROUS
    • CHAPTER VII——THAT THE INTENTION IS JUDGE OF OUR ACTIONS
    • CHAPTER VIII——OF IDLENESS
    • CHAPTER IX——OF LIARS
    • CHAPTER X——OF QUICK OR SLOW SPEECH
    • CHAPTER XI——OF PROGNOSTICATIONS
    • CHAPTER XII——OF CONSTANCY
    • CHAPTER XIII——THE CEREMONY OF THE INTERVIEW OF PRINCES
    • CHAPTER XIV——THAT MEN ARE JUSTLY PUNISHED FOR BEING OBSTINATE IN THE DEFENCE OF A FORT THAT IS NOT IN REASON TO BE DEFENDED
    • CHAPTER XV——OF THE PUNISHMENT OF COWARDICE
    • CHAPTER XVI——A PROCEEDING OF SOME AMBASSADORS
    • CHAPTER XVII——OF FEAR
    • CHAPTER XVIII——THAT MEN ARE NOT TO JUDGE OF OUR HAPPINESS TILL AFTER DEATH.
    • CHAPTER XIX——THAT TO STUDY PHILOSOPY IS TO LEARN TO DIE
    • CHAPTER XX——OF THE FORCE OF IMAGINATION
    • CHAPTER XXI——THAT THE PROFIT OF ONE MAN IS THE DAMAGE OF ANOTHER
    • CHAPTER XXII——OF CUSTOM, AND THAT WE SHOULD NOT EASILY CHANGE A LAW RECEIVED
    • CHAPTER XXIII——VARIOUS EVENTS FROM THE SAME COUNSEL
    • CHAPTER XXIV——OF PEDANTRY
    • CHAPTER XXV——OF THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN
      • TO MADAME DIANE DE FOIX, Comtesse de Gurson
    • CHAPTER XXVI——THAT IT IS FOLLY TO MEASURE TRUTH AND ERROR BY OUR OWN CAPACITY
    • CHAPTER XXVII——OF FRIENDSHIP
    • CHAPTER XXVIII——NINE AND TWENTY SONNETS OF ESTIENNE DE LA BOITIE
      • TO MADAME DE GRAMMONT, COMTESSE DE GUISSEN.
    • CHAPTER XXIX——OF MODERATION
    • CHAPTER XXX——OF CANNIBALS
    • CHAPTER XXXI——THAT A MAN IS SOBERLY TO JUDGE OF THE DIVINE ORDINANCES
    • CHAPTER XXXII——THAT WE ARE TO AVOID PLEASURES, EVEN AT THE EXPENSE OF LIFE
    • CHAPTER XXXIII——THAT FORTUNE IS OFTEN-TIMES OBSERVED TO ACT BY THE RULE OF REASON
      • The inconstancy and various motions of Fortune
    • CHAPTER XXXIV——OF ONE DEFECT IN OUR GOVERNMENT
    • CHAPTER XXXV——OF THE CUSTOM OF WEARING CLOTHES
    • CHAPTER XXXVI——OF CATO THE YOUNGER
    • CHAPTER XXXVII——THAT WE LAUGH AND CRY FOR THE SAME THING
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII——OF SOLITUDE
    • CHAPTER XXXIX——A CONSIDERATION UPON CICERO
    • CHAPTER XL——THAT THE RELISH FOR GOOD AND EVIL DEPENDS IN GREAT MEASURE UPON THE OPINION WE HAVE OF THEM
    • CHAPTER XLI——NOT TO COMMUNICATE A MAN'S HONOUR
    • CHAPTER XLII——OF THE INEQUALITY AMOUNGST US.
    • CHAPTER XLIII——OF SUMPTUARY LAWS
    • CHAPTER XLIV——OF SLEEP
    • CHAPTER XLV——OF THE BATTLE OF DREUX
    • CHAPTER XLVI——OF NAMES
    • CHAPTER XLVII——OF THE UNCERTAINTY OF OUR JUDGMENT
      • Well says this verse:
    • CHAPTER XLVIII——OF WAR HORSES, OR DESTRIERS
    • CHAPTER XLIX——OF ANCIENT CUSTOMS
    • CHAPTER L——OF DEMOCRITUS AND HERACLITUS
    • CHAPTER LI——OF THE VANITY OF WORDS
    • CHAPTER LII——OF THE PARSIMONY OF THE ANCIENTS
    • CHAPTER LIII——OF A SAYING OF CAESAR
    • CHAPTER LIV——OF VAIN SUBTLETIES
    • CHAPTER LV——OF SMELLS
    • CHAPTER LVI——OF PRAYERS
    • CHAPTER LVII——OF AGE
    • BOOK THE SECOND
    • CHAPTER I——OF THE INCONSTANCY OF OUR ACTIONS
    • CHAPTER II——OF DRUNKENNESS
    • CHAPTER III——A CUSTOM OF THE ISLE OF CEA
    • CHAPTER IV——TO-MORROW'S A NEW DAY
    • CHAPTER V——OF CONSCIENCE
    • CHAPTER VI——USE MAKES PERFECT
    • CHAPTER VII——OF RECOMPENSES OF HONOUR
    • CHAPTER VIII——OF THE AFFECTION OF FATHERS TO THEIR CHILDREN
      • To Madame D'Estissac.
    • CHAPTER IX——OF THE ARMS OF THE PARTHIANS
    • CHAPTER X——OF BOOKS
    • CHAPTER XI——OF CRUELTY
  • CHAPTER XII. — APOLOGY FOR RAIMOND SEBOND.
    • CHAPTER XIII——OF JUDGING OF THE DEATH OF ANOTHER
    • CHAPTER XIV——THAT OUR MIND HINDERS ITSELF
    • CHAPTER XV——THAT OUR DESIRES ARE AUGMENTED BY DIFFICULTY
    • CHAPTER XVI——OF GLORY
    • CHAPTER XVII——OF PRESUMPTION
    • CHAPTER XVIII——OF GIVING THE LIE
    • CHAPTER XIX——OF LIBERTY OF CONSCIENCE
    • CHAPTER XX——THAT WE TASTE NOTHING PURE
    • CHAPTER XXI——AGAINST IDLENESS
    • CHAPTER XXII——OF POSTING
    • CHAPTER XXIII——OF ILL MEANS EMPLOYED TO A GOOD END
    • CHAPTER XXIV——OF THE ROMAN GRANDEUR
    • CHAPTER XXV——NOT TO COUNTERFEIT BEING SICK
    • CHAPTER XXVI——OF THUMBS
    • CHAPTER XXVII——COWARDICE THE MOTHER OF CRUELTY
    • CHAPTER XXVIII——ALL THINGS HAVE THEIR SEASON
    • CHAPTER XXIX——OF VIRTUE
    • CHAPTER XXX——OF A MONSTROUS CHILD
    • CHAPTER XXXI——OF ANGER
    • CHAPTER XXXII——DEFENCE OF SENECA AND PLUTARCH
    • CHAPTER XXXIII——THE STORY OF SPURINA
    • CHAPTER XXXIV——OBSERVATION ON THE MEANS TO CARRY ON A WAR ACCORDING TO JULIUS CAESAR
    • CHAPTER XXXV——OF THREE GOOD WOMEN
    • CHAPTER XXXVI——OF THE MOST EXCELLENT MEN
    • CHAPTER XXXVII——OF THE RESEMBLANCE OF CHILDREN TO THEIR FATHERS
    • BOOK THE THIRD
    • CHAPTER I——OF PROFIT AND HONESTY
    • CHAPTER II——OF REPENTANCE
    • CHAPTER III——OF THREE COMMERCES
    • CHAPTER IV——OF DIVERSION
    • CHAPTER V——UPON SOME VERSES OF VIRGIL
    • CHAPTER VI——OF COACHES
    • CHAPTER VII——OF THE INCONVENIENCE OF GREATNESS
    • CHAPTER VIII——OF THE ART OF CONFERENCE
    • CHAPTER IX——OF VANITY
    • CHAPTER X——OF MANAGING THE WILL
    • CHAPTER XI——OF CRIPPLES
    • CHAPTER XII——OF PHYSIOGNOMY
    • CHAPTER XIII——OF EXPERIENCE
    • APOLOGY:
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