The judgment of phryne will not commend itself more to maids and matrons who love their limits.
phryne served as a model to Praxiteles, for his Venus of Cnidus.
What woman could repeat, without risk, the tranquil action of phryne?
Nature pleads the cause of pleasure as Hyperides pleaded that of phryne.
Those of phryne were so ample that she offered to rebuild the walls of Thebes.
The Athenian judges acquitted phryne because she was beautiful.
What resplendent beauty that must have been which could have authorized phryne to “peel” in the way she did!
Then phryne told him of her trick, and chose the Cupid, or Eros, for her gift.
Praxiteles carved a statue of phryne in gold, and the work stood in a place of honour in the temple of Apollo at Delphi.
phryne, a freed-woman, and not content with a single admirer, consumes me.