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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Platonic Love

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Love between persons of different sexes, in which as being love of soul for soul no sexual passion intermingles; is so named agreeably to the doctrine of Plato, that a man finds his highest happiness when he falls in with another who is his soul's counterpart or complement.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Platonic Love'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/p/platonic-love.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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