Montaigne swore by it and quoted it extensively in his Essays.
She gives no nods to the Humanists, like Montaigne, Francis Bacon, Erasmus, or Descartes.
A theory of this is suggested in the author's Montaigne and Shakespeare.
It was amazing how Montaigne sparkled and crackled when he was well lighted.
On the immense influence of Montaigne, compare Tennemann, vol.
He opened his Montaigne and read on very happily for half an hour.
She kept up her relation with the family of Montaigne, and went on a visit to them in Guyenne, where she remained fifteen months.
Since the time of Montaigne, a servant's portrait of his employer should always be distrusted.
The Essais were instantly welcomed, and few writers of the Renaissance had so instant and so vast a popularity as Montaigne.
Montaigne says that the sweetest perfume a woman can have, is to have none at all.