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Our cold maids
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0240  Thursday, 1 February 2001

From:           Peter Groves <
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Date:           Thursday, 1 Feb 2001 11:09:08 +1100
Subject:        Our cold maids

Does anyone recall a reference in Shakespeare (or possibly one of his
colleagues) to the (possibly Aristotelian) notion that men were
naturally "hotter" than women (presumably in terms of their humoral
complexion)?

Peter Groves
Monash University
 

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