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Quotation by Michel de Montaigne
"A Consideration Upon Cicero" The Essays (Les Essais), bk. I, ch. 40, Simon Millanges, Bordeaux, first edition (1580)"A Consideration Upon Cicero" The Essays (Les Essais), bk. I, ch. 40, Abel Langelier, Paris (1595)"A Custom of the Island of Cea" The Essays (Les Essais), bk. II, ch. 3, Simon Millanges, Bordeaux, first edition (1580)"A Custom of the Isle of Cea" Essays (1580-1588), trans. by John Florio"An Apology of Raimond Sebond" Essays (1580; trans. by John Florio)
Since we cannot attain unto it, let us revenge ourselves with railing against it.
Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592), French essayist. "Of the Incommodity of Greatness," bk. 3, ch. 7, Essays, trans. by John Florio (1588).
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