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- n. A female philosopher.
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Did you ever know such a philosopheress as I am developing into?
-- A poet doesn't want to marry a poetess, nor a philosopher a philosopheress.
That clever women abound in the present day we have undeniable proof -- many as clever, no doubt, as that famous philosopheress Madame du
So Dalilah the Wily is noted to be a philosopheress.
_philosopheress_ Madame du Châtelet, who managed, at one and the same moment, the thread of an intrigue, her cards at piquet, and a calculation in algebra, was a very clever woman!
A poet doesn’t want to marry a poetess, nor a philosopher a philosopheress.
She consulted her husband, who replied, "'_Henriette_' is a little philosopheress with plenty of sense.