[mon-teyn; French mawn-ten-yuh]
- Mi·chel Ey·quem [mee-shel e-kem] /miˈʃɛl ɛˈkɛm/, Seigneur de,1533–92, French essayist.
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Examples from the Web for montaigne
She gives no nods to the Humanists, like Montaigne, Francis Bacon, Erasmus, or Descartes.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun
November 8, 2014
Montaigne swore by it and quoted it extensively in his Essays.The Book That Changed the World
October 7, 2011
Like Montaigne and his sausage, I had now something to complain of, and I was happy.Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)
What Montaigne said of greatness, therefore, Khalid must have said of success.
Your anecdotes from Ad-Damiry and your quotations from Montaigne shall not help you.
And to pour out all myself as old Montaigne, I wish all this to be known.'James Boswell
William Keith Leask
He says things like Defoe, like Montaigne, like Rochefoucauld.My Contemporaries In Fiction
David Christie Murray
- Michel Eyquem de (miʃɛl ikɛm də). 1533–92, French writer. His life's work, the Essays (begun in 1571), established the essay as a literary genre and record the evolution of his moral ideas