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9317 Mihel Eyquem

AUTHOR:Michel Eyquem, seigneur de Montaigne (1533–1592)
QUOTATION:The oldest and best known evil was ever more supportable than one that was new and untried. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Book iii. Chap. ix. Of Vanity.
Note 1.
Livy, xxiii. 3. [back]