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Listing for Author: Michel de Montaigne


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1850-1899'[R. L. Stevenson] ... nominated ["The Egoist"], together with a couple of Scott's novels, a Dumas, Shakespeare, Monta...Robert Louis Stevenson Michel de Montaigne[unknown]Print: Book
1600-1699The seventeenth-century waterman-poet John Taylor had read More's Utopia, Plato's Republic, Montaigne, and Cervantes i...John Taylor Michel Eyquem de MontaigneEssaysPrint: Book
1700-1799" ... [Alexander Pope's surviving books] allow us to be confident about his having read certain works, such as the ess...Alexander Pope Michel de MontaigneessaysPrint: Book
1700-1799"Lady Mary [Wortley Montagu] used French for some of the (relatively few) notes in her Montaigne." Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Michel de MontaignePrint: Book
1600-1699"In 1617 the Countess [of Dorset, Pembroke, and Montgomery] noted recreational books that she was reading: "'Began ...Michel de MontaigneEssaysPrint: Book
1700-1799'After the breakdown of her marriage in 1752, Sarah Scott read voraciously and eclectically, the "History of Florence"...Sarah Scott Michel de MontaigneEssaysPrint: Book
1700-1799Mary Berry to a friend, 14 December, 1798: 'During my illness I have finished the 2nd vol. of Wraxhall which I had jus...Mary Berry Michel de MontaigneEssaysPrint: Book
'I do sometimes wish for my library here, where it costs trouble to other people to get books for me, and yet I have d...Harriet Martineau Michel de MontaignePrint: Book
1850-1899'I am alone in the house, and so I allowed myself, at dinner, the first light reading I have indulged in since my retu...Robert Louis Stevenson Michel Eyquem de MontaigneLes EssaisPrint: Book
1850-1899'As Montaigne says, talking of something quite different:"Pour se laisser tomber a plomb, et de si haut, il faut que s...Robert Louis Stevenson Michel Eyquem de MontaigneLes Essais, Livre III, Ch XII, De la physionomiePrint: Book
1700-1799Robert Southey to Grosvenor Charles Bedford, c. 1-10 October 1795, 'I have got an old translation of Montaignes essay...Robert Southey Michel Eyquem de MontaigneEssaisPrint: Book


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