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Unchained from a madman

Posted by Bob on October 14, 2005

In Reply to: Unchained from a madman posted by Keith on October 14, 2005

: I've heard that Socrates, on acknowledging decline in his sexual powers. referred to it as like being 'unchained from a madman'. Can anyone verify that Socrates was the source of the phrase?

I googled "unchained from a tiger" attributed to Socrates. Same topic; only one Google hit, though.