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  • louise
    In the first clause of the second paragraph, I failed to include the copula. My fault, not Princeton s. Louise ... a ... how ... of
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      In the first clause of the second paragraph, I failed to include the
      copula. My fault, not Princeton's. Louise

      --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, "louise" <hecubatoher@y...> wrote:
      > "Let Plato, then, thank the gods that he was contemporary with
      > Socrates - I envy him; let him give thanks that he became a Greek -

      > I envy him; but when he gives thanks that he became a man and not
      a
      > woman, then I wholeheartedly join in. If I had become a woman and
      > could understand what I now understand - how terrible! If I had
      > become a woman and consequently could not even understand that -
      how
      > much more terrible!
      > But if this the way it is, then it follows that one must stay out
      of
      > any positive relationship with her. Wherever woman is involved,
      > there promptly is this unavoidable hiatus that makes her happy
      > because she does not notice it and is the death of man if he
      > discovers it."
      >
      > from "In Vino Veritas", 'A Recollection Related by William Afham',
      > (p62) in '*Stages on Life's Way, Studies by Various Persons*,
      > edited and translated by Howard Hong and Edna Hong,
      > Princeton University Press, 1988.
      >
      > "Let he who possesses a mirror, use it, and gaze ..."
      >
      > Louise
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