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" there is no natural difference between the sexes, but in point of strength. When the entire sexes are compared together, the female is doubtless the inferior ; but in individuals, the woman has often the advantage of the man."* In this opinion I have... "
Notes on Aristophanes and Plato - Page 241
by Thomas Gray - 1884 - 4 pages
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 3

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1827
...The Sexes. ACCORDING to Plato (whose opinion I state in the clear and concise language of Mr. Gray,) "there is no natural difference " between the sexes, but in point of strength. When the en" tire sexes are compared together, the female is doubtless the " inferior ; but in individuals,...
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The Monthly Review

1827
...sanctioned by Plato, and maintained by the most enlightened and judicious philosophers, that, " tbere is no natural difference between the sexes, but in point of strength. When the entire sexes are compared together, the female is doubtless the inferior; but in individuals,...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy, Volume 2

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Intellect - 1831
...Sexes. According to Plato, (whose opinion I state in the clear and concise language of Mr. Gray,) " there is no natural difference between the sexes, but in point of strength. When the entire sexes are compared together, the female is doubtless the inferior ; but in individuals,...
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The Phrenological Journal and Science of Health, Volume 1

1839
...the same volume, he remarks — " In this opinion I have no doubt that Plato is in the right." That " there is no natural difference between the sexes, but in point of strength." . . " The intellectual and moral differences between the sexes, seem to me to be entirely the result...
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Chambers's Information for the People: A Popular Encyclopedia, Volume 2

William Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1853
...chastened taste, and elegant and playful fancy. It was the opinion of Plato, that, with regard to the mind, there is no natural difference between the sexes, but in point of strength. " When the entire sexes are compared together," says he, " the female is doubtless the inferior hut...
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The works of Plato: a new and literal version, by H. Cary (H. Davis, G. Burges).

Plato - 1854
...knowledge, and the Phoenicians and Egyptians by their desire of gain. Plato marks the threefold distinction. BOOK V.' HEADS OF THE FIFTH DIALOGUE. P. 451. On the...to be alike, as are their employments in the state. P. 452. Custom is forced in time to submit to reason. The sight of men exercising2 naked was once held...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1854
...SEXEs. According to Plato, (whose opinion I state in the clear and concise language of Mr. Gray,) " there is no natural difference between the sexes, but in point of strength. When the entire sexes are compared together, the female is doubtless the inferior ; but in individuals,...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 4

Dugald Stewart - 1854
...8EXE& According to Plato, (whose opinion I state in the clear and concise language of Mr. Gray,) " there is no natural difference between the sexes, but in point of strength. When the entire sexes are compared together, the female is doubtless the inferior ; but in individuals,...
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CHAMBERS'S INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE

WILLIAM AND ROBERT CHAMBERS - 1867
...chastened taste, and elegant and playful fancy. It was the opinion of Plato, that, with regard to the mind, there is no natural difference "between the sexes "but in point of strength. ' When the entire sexes are compared together,' says he, 'the female is doubtless the inferior ; but...
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The Works of Thomas Gray in Prose and Verse: Notes on Aristophanes and Plato

Thomas Gray - 1885
...bodies of malefactors were exposed, so called. Ib. To Rofuov.] See the Gorgias, p. 453. DE EEPUBLICA. BOOK V. HEADS OF THE FIFTH DIALOGUE. P. 451. On the education of the women. There is no natural diiference between the sexes, but in -point of strength ; their exercises, therefore, both of body...
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