The agreeable eye

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Montaigne 1.21

The Hermaphrodite
Steel engraving by J.B. Bourgois, 1808, after ‘The Hermaphrodite’ in the Louvre.

We sweat, we tremble, we turn pale and blush through the shock of our imagination and lying back in our feather-bed we feel our body agitated by its power…

–Montaigne (Essays
‘Of the Power of Imagination’)


ego hoc feci mm–MMXXIV · cc 2000–2024 M.F.C.