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by Michel de Montaigne

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TABLE OF CONTENTS


I.OF CUSTOM, AND THAT WE SHOULD NOT EASILY CHANGE A LAW RECEIVED
II.OF THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN.
III.THAT FORTUNE IS OFTENTIMES OBSERVED TO ACT BY THE RULES OF REASON.
IV.OF CANNIBALS.
V.OF WAR-HORSES, OR DESTRIERS.
VI.OF DEMOCRITUS AND HERACLITUS.
VII.OF AGE.
VIII.OF DRUNKENNESS.
IX. OF GLORY.
X.OF PRESUMPTION.
XI.THAT WE TASTE NOTHING PURE.
XII.OF THUMBS.
XIII.OF THE RESEMBLANCE OF CHILDREN TO THEIR FATHERS.
XIV.OF REPENTANCE.
XV.UPON SOME VERSES OF VIRGIL.
XVI.OF COACHES.
XVII.THAT TO STUDY PHILOSOPHY IS TO LEARN TO DIE
XVIII.OF VANITY.
XIX.OF PHYSIOGNOMY.
XX.OF THE FORCE OF IMAGINATION
XXI. OF EXPERIENCE.