Standard Name: Xantippe


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Publishing Amy Levy
AL 's first volume—or booklet—of poetry, entitled Xantippe and other Verse, was published at Cambridge by E. Johnson : she was not yet twenty.
Beckman, Linda Hunt. Amy Levy: Her Life and Letters. Ohio University Press.
55-6 and n36, 278
Textual Features Hélène Gingold
'Tis not a woman's happiness quite
To be a great man's mate. I do bethink
That poor Xantippe not worse than others was.
History relateth not her griefs, but those of Socrates .
Gingold, Hélène. Abelard and Heloise. Greening.


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