Tosephoth asks, "Why was not Eve numbered among these beauties,
since even Sarah, in comparison with Eve, was an ape compared to
a man?" The reply is, "Only those born of woman are here
In fol. 13, col. i, of the same treatise from which the above is
quoted, we are informed by Ben Azai that Esther was like the
myrtle-tree, neither tall nor short statured, but middle-sized.
Rabbi Yehoshua ben Korcha states that Esther's complexion was of
a yellow or gold color.
One cup of wine is good for a woman, two are disgraceful, three
demoralizing, and four brutalizing.
THE TALMUD, _Kethuboth_, fol. 65, col. 1.