The better class of free women or hetairai were those who gave a spiritual charm to the passion.
For the hetairai did not shun the light of day, and were not restrained by the law.
For these Grecian hetairai comprised, in the main, the flower of their generation.
They are the hetairai of the old Greeks—and sometimes they are all that that name implies.
Very different from the social position of chaste women was that of the hetairai.
He avoided the shops, the baths, the Agora, the houses of hetairai.
The most renowned of the hetairai was Aspasia, the mistress of Pericles.
The street boys of our day and early home were wont to term the hetairai of the public walks "scup."
The hetairai of Corinth presented every detail of feminine perfection freely to the gaze.
Now, the hetairai of Naucratis are wont somehow to be exceedingly fair, beyond all women whom we know.