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  1. Essays

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  1. Essays

    The Essays of Michel de Montaigne are contained in three books and 107 chapters of variable length. Montaigne's stated design in writing, publishing and revising the Essays over the period from approximately 1570 to 1592 was to record for the 'private benefit of friends and kinsmen ... some traits of my character and of my humours.' The Essays were first published in 1580 and cover a wide range of topics. As Essai is French for "trial" or "attempt", so Montaigne attempted to explore his thoughts, his life and learning in written form. His essays are widely regarded as the predecessor of the modern essay: a focused treatment of issues, events and concerns past, present and future.

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  1. Essays

    Works consisting of collections of papers or interpretive literary compositions not previously published.

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    The numerical value of essays in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of essays in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Spiegel Grau:

    Prince is a towering figure in global culture and his music has been the soundtrack for untold numbers of people — including me — for more than a generation; his creative genius has provided the musical landscape of our lives, millions of words have been written about Prince — books and articles, essays and criticism — but we're thrilled to be publishing Prince's powerful reflections on his own life in his own incandescently vivid, witty, and poetic voice.

  2. Margaret Fuller:

    Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions.

  3. Vaughn Dickerson:

    We're trying to actively get more kids involved with after-school programs such as computer literacy, teaching them how to write essays, math, social studies, science, this is what's needed for these inner-city youths to keep them active. If they don't have no parks to go to, no boys and girls clubs, no after-school activities, what do you expect, they're going to get in trouble.

  4. Lenny Bruce:

    I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like: What I'm going to be if I grow up.

  5. Deng Yuwen:

    He has basically not publicly released any political essays in recent years.

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