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On montaigne and truth montaigne, in “on the education of children”, stresses the importance of teaching brevity to children however, montaigne rarely practices. On the title page of the first edition (1580) of the essays, we read: “essais de messire michel seigneur de montaigne michel de montaigne les essais. Learn more about michel de montaigne, the 16th century french author who developed the essay as a literary genre, at biographycom. The complete essays has 10,183 ratings and 324 reviews geoff said: okay i've read enough of this now, in a wide variety of settings, at miscellaneous ti.
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