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Essays of Michael, Lord of Montaigne

Author: Michel de MontaigneJohn FlorioGeorge Burnham IvesBruce RogersHoughton Mifflin Company,All authors
Publisher: Boston and New York : Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1902-1904
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel de Montaigne; John Florio; George Burnham Ives; Bruce Rogers; Houghton Mifflin Company,; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.),; Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 3813281
Notes: Edited by George B. Ives.
Designed by Bruce Rogers.
"Two hundred and sixty-five copies printed at the Riverside Press"--Colophon.
LC has copy no. 263.
Description: 3 volumes : portraits, facsimiles ; 37 cm
Contents: Booke I: . By divers meanes men come unto a like end ; Of sadnesse or sorrowe ; Our affections are transported beyond our selves ; How the soule dischargeth her passions upon false objects, when the true faile it ; Whether the captaine of a place besieged ought to sallie forth to parlie ; That the houre of parlies is dangerous ; That our intention judgeth our actions ; Of idlenesse ; Of lyers ; Of readie or slow speech ; Of prognostications ; Of constancie ; Of ceremonies in the enterview of kings ; Men are punished by too-much opiniating themselves in a place without reason ; Of the punishment of cowardise ; A tricke of certaine ambassadors ; Of feare ; That we should not judge of our happinesse, untill after our death ; That to philosophie, is to learne how to die ; Of the force of imagination ; The profit of one man is the dammage of another ; Of custome, and how a received law should not easily be changed ; Divers events from one selfe same counsell ; Of pedantisme ; Of the institution and education of children : to the Ladie Diana of Foix, Countesse of Gurson ; It is follie to referre truth or falshood to our sufficiencie ; Of friendship ; Nine and twentie sonnets of Steven de la Boetie : to the Lady of Grammont, Countesse of Guissen ; Of moderation ; Of the caniballes ; That a man ought soberly to meddle with judging of divine lawes ; To avoid voluptuousnesse in regard of life ; That fortune is often times met withall in pursuit of reason ; Of a defect in our policies ; Of the use of apparell ; Of Cato the Younger ; How we weepe and laugh at one selfe-same thing ; Of solitarinesse ; A consideration upon Cicero ; That the taste of goods or evils doth greatly depend on the opinion we have of them ; That a man should not communicate his glorie ; Of the inequalitie that is betweene us ; Of sumptuarie lawes, or lawes for moderating of expences ; Of sleeping ; Of the battell of Dreux ; Of names ; Of the uncertaintie of our judgement ; Of Steeds called French Destriers ; Of ancient customes ; Of Democritus and Heraclitus ; Of the vanitie of words ; Of the parcimonie of our forefathers ; Of a saying of Cæsar ; Of vaine subtilties, or subtill devices ; Of smels and odors ; Of praiers and orisons ; Of age --
Editors notes to Book I / by George B. Ives --
Booke II: Of the inconstancie of our actions ; Of drunkennesse ; A custome of the the Ile of Cea ; To morrow is a new day ; Of conscience ; Of exercise or practice ; Of the recompences or rewards of honour ; Of the affection of fathers to their children : to the Lady of Estissac ; Of the Parthians Armes ; Of bookes ; Of crueltie ; An Apologie of Raymond Sebond ; Of judging of others death ; How that our spirit hindereth it selfe ; That our desires are encreased by difficultie ; Of glory ; Of presumption ; Of giving the lie ; Of the liberty of conscience ; We taste nothing purely ; Against idlenesse, or doing nothing ; Of running posts, or curriers ; Of bad meanes emploied to a good end ; Of the Roman greatnesse ; How a man should not counterfeit to be sicke ; Of thumbs ; Cowardize the mother of crueltie ; All things have their season ; Of vertue ; Of a monstrous childe ; Of anger and choler ; A defence of Seneca and Plutarke ; The historie of Spurina ; Observations concerning the meanes to warre after the maner of Julius Cæsar ; Of three good women ; Of the worthiest and most excellent men ; Of the resemblance betweene children and fathers --
Editors notes to Book II / by George B. Ives --
Booke III: Of profit and honesty ; Of repenting ; Of three commerces or societies ; Of diverting and diversions ; Upon some verses of Virgil ; Of coaches ; Of the incommoditie of greatness ; Of the art of conferring ; Of vanitie ; How one ought to governe his will ; Of the lame or crippel ; Of phisiognomy ; Of experience --
Editors notes to Book III / by George B. Ives --
Bibliography of the essays / by George B. Ives.
Other Titles: Essais.
Essays of Montaigne
Essayes, or morall, politike, and militarie discourses of Lord Michael de Montaigne, knight of the noble Order of St. Michael and one of the gentlemen in ordinary of the French kings chamber
Responsibility: written by him in French ; and done into English by John Florio.

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