Essays, tr. by C. Cotton, with some account of the life of Montaigne, notes and a tr. of all the letters, ed. by W.C. Hazlitt, Volumen2
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Página 203 - 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.
Página 417 - I have no more made my book than my book has made me— a book consubstantial with its author, concerned with my own self, an integral part of my life; not concerned with some third-hand, extraneous purpose, like all other books.
Página 258 - Deum namque ire per omnes Terrasque. tractusque maris, coelumque profundum: Hinc pecudes, armenta, viros, genus omne ferarum, Quemque sibi tenues nascentem arcessere yitas; Scilicet hue reddi deinde, ac resoluta referri Omnia: nee morti esse locum...
Página 203 - For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.
Página 366 - I care not so much what I am in the opinion of others, as what I am in my own ; I would be rich of myself, and not by borrowing.
Página 325 - Apolline crines impubesque genas et eburnea colla decusque oris et in niveo mixtum candore ruborem, cunctaque miratur quibus est mirabilis ipse; se cupit imprudens et, qui probat, ipse probatur, dumque petit, petitur, pariterque accendit et ardet.
Página 233 - ... vixi': eras vel atra nube polum Pater occupato vel sole puro; non tamen irritum, quodcumque retro est, efficiet neque diffinget infectumque reddet, quod fugiens semel hora vexit.
Página 87 - ... definitions, divisions, and etymologies, take up the greatest part of his work : whatever there is of life and marrow is smothered and lost in the preparation. When I have spent an hour in reading him (which is a great deal for me), and...
Página 41 - No one since has followed the track : 'tis a rugged road, more so than it seems, to follow a pace so rambling and uncertain, as that of the soul ; to penetrate the dark profundities of its intricate internal windings ; to choose and lay hold of so many little nimble motions ; 'tia a new and extraordinary undertaking, and that withdraws us from the common and most recommended employments of the world.