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Plutarch, On The Principle Of Cold, 953c


nanThis, however, has no relevance to the question under discussion; for it has been shown that there are many cold objects which are bright and many hot which are dull and dark. Yet there are qualities more closely connected that belong to coldness; heaviness, stability, solidity, and resistance to change. Air has no part at all in them, while earth has a greater share in all of them than water has. Cold, moreover, is perceptibly one of the hardest of things and it makes things hard and unyielding. Theophrastus, for instance, tells us that when frozen fish are dropped on the ground, they are broken and smashed to bits just like objects of glass or earthenware.


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panopeus Bernabe et al (2013) 64
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rite,ritual Bernabe et al (2013) 64
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thysia Bernabe et al (2013) 64
woman Bernabe et al (2013) 64
worship' Bernabe et al (2013) 64