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Translated by charles cotton with some account of the life of montaigne, notes and a translation of all the letters known to be extant edited by william carew hazlitt. This new translation of montaigne's immortal essays received great acclaim when it was first published in the complete works of montaigne in the 1957 edition the new. Edition used: michel de montaigne, essays of montaigne, trans charles cotton, revised by william carew hazlett (new york: edwin c hill, 1910) in 10 vols http. Project gutenberg's the essays of montaigne, complete, by michel de montaigne this ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions.
(^michel de ^montaigne • • • • • f f t t f essays translated with an introduction by j m cohen penguin books penguin books published by the penguin group. In most of the chapters of the essays, montaigne now and then reverses his judgment: these sudden shifts of perspective are designed to escape adherence.
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