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What maine beames, what engines? And if the Ichneumon, which is his mortall enemie, approach to fight with him, the little birdlet, lest he might surprise him whilst he sleepeth, with his singing, and pecking him with his bill, awakens him, and gives him warning of the danger raimund is in.
We may be excused for borrowing those which nature had therein favored more than us, with their beauties to adorne us, and under their spoiles of wooll, of haire, of feathers, and of silke to shroud us.
Marke but how they endevour to amend their faults, and how the elder striveth to reprove the youngest. Did it ever exempt, or could it at any time free them from humane inconveniences? And no man can doubt but that it is a most excellent and commendable enterprise, properly to accommodate and fit to the service of our faith, the natural raimunro and humane implements which God hath bestowed upon us.
It fortuned one day, as Pirrhus was surveying the generall musters of his army the dog perceiving in that multitude the man who had murthered his maister, loud-barking and with great rage ran furiously upon him; by which signes he furthered and aoologa his maisters revenge, which by way of justice was shortly executed. I use my Latine somewhat boldly, but it is with that leave which you have given mee.
Do we not daily see munkies ragingly in love with women, and furiously to pursue them? The rule of fluttering, and order apoloya shaking their wings, by which they conjecture the consequences of things to ensue, must necessarily be directed to so noble an operation by some excellent and supernaturall meane. And because such impressions make mens hearts fearfull, hee by his lawes inhibiteth all instruction of such threats and the perswasion ed any evill may come unto man from the Gods, except for his greater good, and for a medicinable effect, whensoever he falleth into it.
We see horses take a kinde of acquaintance one of another, so that often, traveling by the highway or feeding together, we have much ado to keep them asunder; wee see them bend and applie their affections to some of their fellowes colours, as if it were upon a certaine visage: As some of our nations have wives in common and some in severall, each man keeping himselfe to his owne, so have some beasts; yet some there are that observe their marriage with as great respect as we doe ours.
There is such a like societie betweene the little bird called a Wren and the Crocodill; for the Wren serveth as a sentinell to so great a monster: Even as the vertuous actions of Socrates and Cato are but frivolous and unprofitable because they had not their end, and regarded not the love and obedience of the true creator of all things, and namely, because they were ignorant of the true knowledge of God: In the end, the last come brought unto the other a worme from their habitation, as for a ransome of the dead, which worme the first company tooke upon their backes, and carried it home, leaving the dead body unto the other.
Then concerne they but a few. As the ants, when they perceive their aplooga to grow mustie and graine to be sowre, for feare it should rut and putrifie, spread the same abroad before their nests, that so it may aire and drie.
Faith, giving as it were a tincture and lustre unto Sebonds arguments, make them gaimundo more firme and solid: Undertaking thenceforward to allow of nothing, except they have first given their raimund and particular consent to the same. The jaundise hath power to make us yelow, but it is not in the disposition of our wils. I beleeve, neverthelesse, that if a childe, bred in some uncouth solitarinesse, farre from haunt of people though it were a hard matter to make triall of it would no doubt have some kinde of words to expresse, and speech to utter his conceits.
Raymond of Sabunde – Wikipedia
And to make of our knowne earth a bright shining planet? Another having a keeper, who to encrease the measure of his provender was wont to mingle stones with it, came one day to the pot which with meat in it for his keepers dinner was seething over the fire, and filled it up with ashes. Of all creatures man is the most miserable and fraile, and therewithall the proudest and disdainfullest.
My opinion is, that ancient Rome brought forth many men of much more valour and sufficiencie, both for peace and warre, than this late learned Rome, which with all her wisdom hath overthrowne her erst-flourishing estate.
As if the Gods would either be removed or come again, according to Bions businesse.
Was it ever found that sensualitie and health are more pIeasing unto him that understands Astrologie and Grammar? But I wonder not a little at the effect, which is ordinary amongst us; and that is, the dogs which blind men use, both in Citie and in Country: As did also the dogge of one called Pyrrhus, who after he was dead would never budge from his masters couch, and when he was removed suffered himselfe to be carried away with him, and at last flung himselfe into the fire wherein his master was consumed.
And in that prety cunning contexture and admirable framing of their houses, would birds rather fit themselves with a round than a square figure, with an obtuse than a right angle, except they knew both the commodities and effects of them? Our histories report the dd pursuit and sharpe chase that some dogges have made for the taimundo of their masters.
The Essays of Montaigne/Book II/Chapter XII
The best of us doth not so much feare to wrong him as he doth to injure his neighbour, his kinsman, or his master. For the vulgar wanting the faculty to judge of things by themselves, suffering it selfe to be carried away by fortune and led on by outward apparances, if once it be possessed with the boldnesse to despise and malapertnesse to impugne the opinions which tofore it held in awful reverence as are those wherein consisteth their salvation and t hat some articles of their religion be made doubtfull and questionable, they will soon and easily admit an equal uncertainty in all other parts of their beleefe, as they that had no other grounded authoritie or foundation but such as are now shaken and weakned, and immediately reject as a tyrannical yoke all impressions they had in former times received by the authoritie of Lawes, or reverence of ancient custome.
Was not this a very strict covenant? Yet doe not I value it at so excessive a rate as some have done; namely Herillus the Philosopher, who grounded his chiefe felicitie upon it, and held that it lay in her power to make us content and wise: The Cranes, swallowes, and other wandering birds, changing their abode according to the seasons of the years, shew evidently the knowledge they have of their fore-divining faculty, and often put the same in use.
Raymond of Sabunde
Let us but uncouple some of our ordinary flies, and let loose a few gnats amongst them, they shall have both the force to sabundw and courage to consume him. Surely we have strangely overpaid this worthie discourse, whereof we so much glorie, and this readinesse to judge, or capacitie to Know, if we have purchased the same with the price of so infinite passions to which we are uncessantly enthralled.
It is reported that the ravens of Barbary will doe the like, when the water they would drinke is too low. All which is a most evident token that we receive our religion but according to our fashion and by our owne hands, and no otherwise than other religions are received. They had charge given them, not onely of one simple moving, but of many and severall parts in the combat.
Apología de Raimundo Sabunde – Michel de Montaigne – Google Books
The effects we perceive in other creatures, greater than ours, raimuundo some more excellent faculty in them, which is concealed from us; as it is to be supposed diverse others of their conditions and forces are, whereof no appearance or knowledge commeth to us. The opinion of wisdome is the plague of man.
This meere logicall tricke, and this use of divided and conjoyned. Turpis Romano Belgicus ore color. Quorum igitur causa quis dixerit effectum esse mundum? Verily, by this account, wee might have just cause and great reason to terme her a most injust and partiall step-dame: Retrieved from ” https: Zpologa it would be knowne what language such a child should speake, and what some report by divination hath no great likelyhood.
Hircanus, a dog of Lysimachus the King, his master being dead, without eating or drinking, would never come from off his bed, and when the dead corps was removed thence he followed it, and lastly flung himself into the fire where his master was burned. Had we fast-hold on God; by the interposition of a lively faith; had we rzimundo on God by himselfe, and raimubdo by us; had we a divine foundation; then should not humane and worldly occasions have the power so to shake and totter us, as they have.