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Pulpit, a slow speaker best dispersed, i. 366 ; ancient
suited to the, i. 39.

opinions on, ii. 208; of the
Punishment of cowardice, i. 52; Bedouins, ii. 350 ; effects of

crime brings its own, ii. 40; the new, in Gascony, iii. 240.
the object of, iii. 154.

Remedies, on, iii. 344.
Pure, that we taste, nothing, ii. Remora, a kind of shell-fish, ii.
396.

133.
Pyrrho, anecdote of, i. 278; his Repartees, on, iii. 174.

manners and character, ii. 198. Repentance, ou, iii. 19; caused
Pyrrhonism, ii. 198.

buy vice, iii. 21 ; definition of,
Pyrrhus, his opinion of the iii. 23.
Romans, i. 214 ; and Cineas, Repetition in writings, on, iii.
anecdote of, i. 309.

200.
Pythagoras, his mode of teach- Republics, orators not esteemed
‘ing, i. 163; on transmigration in, i. 349.
of souls, ii. 260.

Resemblance of children to their
Pythagorean doctrine about fathers, ii. 45).
prayers, i. 371.

Revenge, ii. 417.

Revolutions, the evils of, i. 113.
Qualifications of a tutor, i. 150; Rhetoric, definitions of, i. 349 ;
of a kiny, i. 302.

the Mohammedans object to
Quito, road from, to Cusco, its teaching of, i. 350.
magnificence, iii. 147.

Riches of themselves produce no
Quotations, Montaigne on his pleasure, i. 294.
own, i. 269; on, iii. 309. Riders, the French, the most

graceful, i. 339.
Rabelais, ii. 88.

Ring of Gyges, ii. 344.
Rage, instances of foolish, i. 22. Roads in Peru, magnificence of,
Raymond of Tripoli, Count, iii. 147.

assassination of, ii. 437. Robbers, Montaigne's adven-
Reading, the uses of, iii. 36. tures with, iii. 314, 316.
Reason, Providence often acts Rod, the use of the, ii. 65.

by the rule of, i. 234 ; on logues, city of, founded by
human, ii. 44 ; iii. 274.

Philip, iii. 193.
Kecompenses of honour, ii. 55. Roman senators, generosity of,
Reformation of the calendar by i. 23; soldiers, endurance of,

Gregory XIII., iii. 257, 274. ii. 84; eloquence, when it
Reggio, city of, taken by flourished most, i. 350 ; gran.

Dionysius, i. 5; Phyton, deur, of the, ii. 410; haughti-

governor of, his courage, i. 5. ness, ii. 411; treatment of
Regillus, a Roman Prætor, traitors, ii. 12; women, un-

treachery of, at Phocæa, i. 27. chastity of, iii. 87; soldiers,
Regrets of dying persons, i. 74. discipline of, i i. 292 ; conduct
Regulus, anecdote of, i. 353 ; of, after the battle of Cannæ,

and Balbus compared, iii. 150. iii. 301.
Relations, St. Thomas Aquinas Romans, treachery of, at Casi-

0:1 marriages between, i. 209. linum, i. 27; fondness of, for
Religion, the surest foundation shows and spectacles, iii. 135.

of, is contempt of death, i. Rome, superiority of ancient
78; secrets of the Christian, to modern, ii. 176; an example
not to be indiscriminately of various kinds of govern.
ment-, ii. 198; the influence Season, all things have their,
of the ruins of, on Montaigne, ii. 427.
iii. 241 ; the praises of, iii. Sehonde, Raimond de, his book,
242 ; Montaigne granted the ii. 118.
citizenship of, iii. 245.

Sechel, George, cruel death of,
Rote, to learn by, is no know- ii. 426.
ledge, i. 153.

Secrets of the Christian religion

not to be indiscriminately
Sacrifices of the Indians, ii. 390. dispersed, i. 366 ; on keeping,
Sacrificial customs of the iii. 6.
Egyptians, ii. 113.

Sedentary occupation, the
Said, story told by the priests effects of, iii. 284.
of, to Solon, i. 215.

Sejanus, execution of the
Saint-Esprit, order of the, ii. 58. daughter of, iii. 13.
St. Michael, order of, ii. 56. Self-dependence most import-
Sais, chronicles of the city of, ant, i. 258 ; iii. 207.
iii. 279.

Self-respect essential for soli.
Sallust, style of, ii. 359.

tude, i. 265.
Salutation, custom 3 of, i. 342. Self-depreciation is foolish, ii.
Saluzzo, Francis M.de, treachery 59.
of, from superstition, i. 42.

Self-love foolish and presump-
Santones, the, i. 363.

tuous, ii. 54.
Sarmatian women, custom of Senators, Roman, nobleness of,
the, iii. 112.

i. 23.
Saving of money, i. 290.

Seneca, Montaigne's opinion of,
Scavola, liis contempt for pain, ii. 91 ; and Plutarch compared,
i. 284.

ii. 92; and Plutarch, defence
Scanderbeg, prince of Epirus, of, ii. +48; death of, ii. 478 ;
anecdote of, i. 4.

and Tacitus compared, iii.
Scholar, term
of reproach

177 ; and Plutarch on death,
amongst the Romans, i. 129. iii. 290.
Scipio, father-in-law of Pompey, Sense, ii. 380.
death of, i. 64.

Serpents eaten by horses, i. 338.
Scipio Africanus Major, courage Shyness, instances of, iii. 106.
of, i. 145.

Sick, not to counterfeit being,
Scipio Africanus Minor, high ii. 412.
spirit of, ii. 41.

Sickness and health, their
Scribblers, on, iii. 181.

effects on the spirits, &c., ii.
Scythian practice in fighting, i. 272.

47 ; women, custom of, iii. 90. Silence and modesty, necessity
Scythians,superstition amongst, of, amongst children, i. 156.
1. 95 ; attachment of, to their Silence, the advantages of, iii.
ancient customs, i. 108; their 167.
treatment of false prophets, Simonides, ii. 399.
i. 222; custom of, to drink Sleep, i. 312; want of, a cause
horses' blood, i. 337 ; funeral of death, i. 314 ; a resemblance
customs of the, ii. 144.

of death, ii. 45; Zeno on, ii.
Sea, encroachments of, in France, 257 ; Montaigne's habits as
i. 216.

to, iii. 356.
Sea-sickness, Plutarch on, iii. Smells, i. 359 ; offensive, in
127.

Paris and Venice, i. 361.

Sneezing, custoins relative to, 21 ; needs a fixed aim, i. 32 ;
iii. 127.

can never be at rest while in
Society, we are naturally in. fear of death, i. 77 ; what are

clined to, i. 192; what kind its scourges, i. 191; the
of, desired by Montaigne, various functions of, i. 346 ;
iii. 41.

transports of, ii. 19; the three
Socrates, disregard of, for actions of, ii. 195 ; the ancient

funeral ceremonies, i. 18; on philosophers on the nature
bravery in battle, i. 46 ; reply of, ii. 244; on the seat of, ii.
of, to his judges, i. 78; 246 ; immortality of, by whom
method of, with his pupils, i. first introduced, ii. 257 ; the
151 ; the character of, ii. 103 ; virtue of, iii. 25; the true
his defence before the Athe- grandeur of, defined, iii. 374.
nians, iii. 34 ; a motto of, iii. Souls, transmigration of, ii.
36 ; appearance of, iii. 65; on 260.
marriage, iii. 73; on the city Spaniards, treachery of, at
of Athens, iii. 76 ; courage of, Genoa, i. 28; warlike habits
iii. 128 ; and Cato compared, of the ancient, i. 287 ; cruel
iii. 286; the simplicity of conduct of, towards the abori.
his defence, iii. 286 ; his gines of Peru and Mexico, iii.

Apology,” iii. 305 ; conduct 144.
of the Athenians towards the Spaniards and Italians, manners
judges of, iii. 307 ; deformed of, iii. 107.

in face and body, iii. 311. Sparta, absence of literature and
Soldiers, how they should be learning from, ii. 189.

armed, i. 324 ; Lycurgus and Speaker, a slow, best suited to
Hannibal on the arming of, i. the pulpit, i. 39.
325.

Speech, quick and slow, i. 38;
Solitude, i. 252 ; what disposi- not necessary, ii. 140.

tions it suits, i. 259; sought Spurina, the story of, ii. 455.
by the religious, i. 261 ; in Stilpo, a philosopher, his death
travelling, on, iii. 229.

from drinking, ii. 16.
Solon, maxim of, that none can Stoics and Epicureans compared,

be judged happy till after ii. 101.
death, i. 14; on the mutability Stone, the disease of the, ii. 514,
of fortune, i. 62; conduct of, iii. 56, 349.
on the death of his son, Stories often repeated become
ii. 293 ; laws of, respecting wearisome, i. 34.
women, iii. 93; on his laws Study of courtesy and good
for Athens, iii. 194. .

manners necessary, i. 50 ;
Somnambulism, iii. 360.

injury from excessive, i. 262.
Sophocles, death of, from joy, i. Styles of Cæsar and Sallust, ii.
il.

359.
Sorrow, a quality always hurt- Suabians, custom of the, i. 335.

ful, i. 8; forbidden by the Subrius, Flavius, his death, iii.
Stoics, i. 8 ; effects of sudden, 52.
i. 9.

Subtleties, on vain, i. 355.
Soul, the, discharges her pas- Suicide, the Stoics on, ii. 21;

sions upon false objects where objections to, ii. 22; cowardice
the true are wanting, i. 20; of, ii. 23; what occasions are
inclined to deceive itself, i. sufficient to justify, ii. 25;

a

a

Thebes, capture of, i. 7.
Theft, persons of good birth

given to, ii. 63 ; Lycurgus on,

ii. 293.
Theodorus on the duty of a wise

man, i. 349.
Theoxena, the story of, ii. 424.
Thief, anecdote of ă, iii. 27.
Thoughts betrayed by the

countenance, i. 91.
Thracians, custom of, in

1

of Milesian virgins, ii. 25;
instances of, ii. 26, et seq.;
failures in attempts at, ii.

3:24.
Sumptuary laws, i. 309.
Sun, opinions of the ancient

philosophers on the composi-

tion of the, ii. 236.
Superstition amongst Scythians,

i. 95 ; amongst the Romans

on dying, iii. 220.
Superstitions, i. 187.
Suspicion a great torment, i.

124.
Swallows used for sending mes-

sages, ii. 405.
Swiss, habits of mothers

amongst, i. 283.
Swoon, sensations of a, ii. 47.
Syllanus, the death of, iii. 52.
Synapothanoumenes, the So.
ciety of, iii. 226.

Tacitus, cause of the rarity of

his works, ii. 392 ; the history
of, iii. 176 ; his style, iii. 177 ;
and Seneca compared, iii.
177 ; his opinion of Pompey,
iii. 177 ; miracles reported by,

iii. 179.
Tamerlane, ii. 470.
Teaching, method of, amongst

the ancients, i. 141.
Temperance and chastity, the

duty of practising, iii. 33.
Temptation, we should pray to

be delivered from, iii. 263.
Temptations should be stifled in

their birth, ii. 106.
Terence, the authorship of his

comedies, i. 267; Montaigne's
opinion of, ii. 89.
Ternate, custom of people of,

in commencing and carrying
on war, i. 24.
Thales of Miletus, anecdote of,

ii. 239; on lying, iii. 66.
Thalestris,queen of the Amazons

and Alexander, iii. 113.
Thasians, reply of Agesilaus to,

thunderstorm, i. 23; kings,

custom of, in religion, i. 301.
Thrasylaus cured of his mad.

ness, ii. 187.
Three good women, ii. 474.
Thucydides, his opinion of Peri.

cles, i. 349.
Thumbs, of, ii. 414.
Tiberius, letter of, to the Senate,

iii. 178; on physicians, iii. 335.
Time, we are all too prodigal of

our, iii. 250.
Timoleon sent by the Corin.

thians to assist the Syracu.
sans, iii. 14.
Timon and Diogenes compared,

i. 348.
Titles and honours, Montaigne's

disregard for, iii. 244.
To-morrow is a new day, ii. 33.
Torture, effects of fear of, ii. 112.
Training of children, difficulty

of choosing the proper, i. 149;
of horses by Mamelukes, i.
331 ; of Massilian horses, i.

336.
Traitors, how punished for their

treachery, iii. 11, 12.
Translations of the Bible,

danger arising from so many,

i. 366.
Transmigration of souls believed

in by the ancient Gauls, ii.
115 ; of souls, Pythagoras on,

ii. 260.
Transports of the soul, ii. 19.
Transubstantiation, ii. 226.
Travel, the advantages and true

end of, ii. 154, iii. 213.
Travellers, habits of, üi. 228.

ii. 229.

Travelling, Montaigne's love of,

Usefulness of life, in what it

consists, i. 82.
Vain subtleties, on, i. 355.
Valour has its bounds, i. 51 ;

the highest degree of virtue,
ii. 59; of the Lacedæmonians
excessive, iii. 38.
Vanity, of, iii. 180 ; displayed

in funeral rites, i. 18; of words,

i. 349.
Varus, anecdote of, iii. 1.
Vaux, Henri de, besieged by

the English in Commercy, i.

26.
Venice, offensive smells in, i.

361.
Ventriloquism, an instance of,

iii. 277.
Verses of Virgil, on some, iü.

60.
Vespasian, dying words of, ii.

399; miracle performed by,

iii. 179.
Vibius Virius, suicide of, ii. 31.
Vice the cause of repentance, iii.

21 ; how to correct, iii. 65.
Vices not all equal, ii. 9; on the

iii. 183; Montaigne's reasons
for, iii. 192; Montaigne's
system of, iii. 214; Platonic
laws on, iii. 218; companions,

on the choice of, üi. 229.
Treachery, instances of, in war,

i. 27; of the Duke of Alva, i.
29; gives rise to mistrust, iii.
9; when excusable, iii. 10,
52; Montaigne's hatred of,

iii. 211.
Trifles serve to divert, iii. 56.
Troubles, small, the most wear-

ing, iii. 187 ; should not be
anticipated, iii. 302.
Trust engenders fidelity, i. 125.
Truth and falsehood, Pytha-

gorean definition of, i. 36; and
error, a folly to measure by
our own capacity, i. 186 ; the
teaching of, ii. 130; importance
of, ii. 369; the simplicity of,
iii. 8; the search after, the

object of our lives, iii. 161.
Turkish practice in fighting, i.

46; soldiers, discipline of, iii.

293.
Turks, strange custom of, i. 285;

courage of some prisoners, ii.

265.
Turnebus, Adrian, the most

learned man, i. 137.
Tuscans originated the art of

divination, i. 43.
Tutors, qualifications of, i. 150 ;

of Montaigne, i. 182.
Tyrant, Plato's definition of a,

i. 306.
Tyrants always cowards, ii. 423;

cruel revenge of, ii. 425.
Uncertainty of our judgment, i.

322.
Understanding and memory dis-

tinct, i. 33 ; essential to true

learning, i. 138.
Untruth and lies, difference be-

tween, i. 34.
Use makes perfect, ii. 43; of

books, iii. 45.

lawfulness of some, iii. 8.
Virgil, Montaigne's opinion of,

ii. 89; on, ii. 482 ; on some

verses of, iii. 60.
Virtue, benefits of, i. 66; teaches

contempt of death, i. 66 ; the
end of knowledge, i. 165 ;
pushed to extremes is injuri.
ous, i. 209; Demosthenes on,
ii. 2; must be followed for her
own sake, ii. 7; etymology of,
ii. 59; defined, ii. 100 ; of, ii.
429; of the soul, in what it
consists, iii. 25; the standard
of, has varied in different ages,

iii. 238.
Vision of Julian the Apostate, ii.

395.
Visions and enchantments owe

their credit to imagination, i.

87.
Visitors, on the reception of, iii

191.

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