The Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne: With Notes and Quotations and Account of the Author's Life

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Alex. Murray & son, 1870 - 682페이지

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347 페이지 - Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world ? Hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world ? For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
203 페이지 - STILL to be neat, still to be drest, As you were going to a feast : Still to be powdered, still perfumed: Lady, it is to be presumed ; Though art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet, all is not sound.
209 페이지 - Immunis aram si tetigit manus, Non sumptuosa blandior hostia Mollivit aversos Penates Farre pio et saliente mica.
311 페이지 - For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.
101 페이지 - But whoever shall represent to his fancy, as in a picture, that great image of our mother nature, in her full majesty and lustre, whoever in her face shall read so general and so constant a variety, whoever shall observe himself in that figure, and not himself but a whole kingdom, no bigger than the least touch or prick of a pencil in comparison of the whole, that man alone is able to value things according to their true estimate and grandeur.
112 페이지 - Not that fine speaking is not a very good and commendable quality; but not so excellent and so necessary as some would make it; and I am scandalized that our whole life should be spent in nothing else. I would first understand my own language, and that of my neighbours with whom most of my business and conversation lies.
87 페이지 - All other knowledge is hurtful to him, who has not the science of honesty and good nature.
35 페이지 - We are not men, nor have other tie upon one another, but by our word. If we did but discover the horror and gravity of it, we should pursue it with fire and sword, and more justly than other crimes.
490 페이지 - 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.
66 페이지 - ... pound them to a pulp, which they mix with their wine, and drink it; where the...

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