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montaigne
April 7, 2009, 1:15 am
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Montaigne on reading, “Of books”:

“I do not take much to modern books, because the ancient ones seem to me fuller and stronger.”

Floyd Gray on “Montaigne’s Friends”:

“Montaigne was a bookish man, and his greatest friends were the vellum-bound volumes that lined his circular library.”

Montaigne and His Ladies

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