Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Is a Yellow Horse Really that Bad?

On page 83 of John Flavel's The Mystery of Providence, he mentions Socrates' wife, Xanthippe. She has become somewhat of a legendeary figure. It is this legend that Flavel makes mention of. Legend has it that she was a mean, shrewd, and stern woman. Poems have even been written of her, like this one:

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Letters Everywhere Stories and Rhymes for Children

Others, have tried to defend her. Such as this author:

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The Orbit of Life Studies in Human Experience By William Thomas Herridge

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