Having considered the proceedings of a painter that
serves me, I had a mind to imitate his way.
He chooses the fairest place and middle of any wall,
or panel, wherein to draw a pi...
The French author Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-1592) created a new literary genre, the essay, in which he used self-portrayal as a mirror of humanity in general.Michel Eyquem de Montaigne was born...