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 Platonic Bodies.Platonic Puritan (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Platonic Love.
 
Spiritual love between persons of opposite sexes. It is the friendship of man and woman, without mixture of what is usually called love. Plato strongly advocated this pure affection, and hence its distinctive name.   1
 


 Platonic Bodies.Platonic Puritan (The). 

 
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