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The essays (french: essais, pronounced ) of michel de montaigne are contained in three books and 107 chapters of varying length montaigne's stated design in writing. Michel de montaigne don't discuss yourself, for you are bound to lose if you belittle yourself, you are believed if you praise yourself, you are disbelieved. Stephen greenblatt on shakespeare's debt to montaigne one wrote essays to be read in private, the younger wrote plays for the public both turned. From essays of michel de montaigne, translated by charles cotton (1877), book the third, chapter viii — of the art of conference quotes about montaigne.
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