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xantippe

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Encyclopedia

  • Xantippe from "Promptuarii Iconum Insigniorum " An Emblem book print portraying Xanthippe emptying a chamber pot over Socrates, from Emblemata She was, besides, a profest follower of that noble sect founded by Xantippe of old; by means of which she became more formidable in the school. — “Xanthippe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Xanthippe's Shrew (Crocidura xantippe) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. · Hainan Island Shrew (C. wuchihensis) · Xanthippe's Shrew (C. xantippe) · Yankari. — “Xanthippe's Shrew - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Xantippe (poetry journal), a poetry journal based in Oakland, California, United States. Xantippe, Western Australia, a town in Western Australia. Xanthippe (genus), a genus of mites in the Ascidae family. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. — “Xanthippe (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Nothing forgot he of the care and woe That Socrates had with his wives two; How Xantippe cast piss upon his head. — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • She was, besides, a profest follower of that noble sect founded by Xantippe of old; by means of which she became more formidable in the school than her husband; for, to confess the truth, he was never master there, or anywhere else, in her presence. — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding

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