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Bibliography: Essays by Montaigne, Michel Eyquem de
- Montaigne, Michel Eyquem de
- Note Source
- A Lost Lady Part I, chap. 7; Lucy Gayheart Book I, Chap. 7
- Note Relating to Cather
- In A Lost Lady, Niel Herbert reads Montaigne when he is supposed to be reading law. In Lucy Gayheart, Clement Sebastian enjoys watching Lucy walk up to his apartment each morning. One morning he tells Lucy: "Montaigne says somewhere that in early youth the joy of life lies in the feet."