MO N TA IG NEa#39;S ESSAYS. ... into his country, that when a criminal was condemned to death, he should execute the sentence on himself; for he thought it strange that a third person, innocent of the fault, should be made guilty of a homicide.
|Title||:||The Complete Works of Michael de Montaigne; Comprising; the Essays, Translated by Cotton; the Letters; the Journey Into Germany and Italy, Now First Translated; a Life by the Editor; Notes: ... Critical Opinions; ... the Éloges of MM. Jay and Villemain; a Bibliographical Notice of All the Editions and Copious Indexes; by W. Hazlitt|
|Author||:||Michel de Montaigne, Antoine JAY|