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" As a general rule, a modest woman seldom desires any sexual gratification for herself. She submits to her husband, but only to please him; and, but for the desire of maternity, would far rather be relieved from his attentions. "
The Functions and Disorders of the Reproductive Organs in Childhood, Youth ... - Page 164
by William Acton - 1871 - 262 pages
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The Functions and Disorders of the Reproductive Organs in Childhood, Youth ...

William Acton - Genitourinary organs - 1865 - 269 pages
...any sexual gratification for herself. She submits to her husband, but only to please him ; and, but for the desire of maternity, would far rather be relieved...deterred from marriage by any exaggerated notion of the duties required from him. The married woman has no wish to be treated on the footing of a mistress....
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The Functions and Disorders of the Reproductive Organs ...

William Acton - Genito-urinary organs - 1867 - 291 pages
...and managers of households, know little or nothing of sexual indulgences. Love of home, children, and domestic duties, are the only passions they feel.1...sexual gratification for herself. She submits to her husband, but only to please him; and, but for the desire of maternity, would far rather be relieved...
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The Duties of Parents: Reproductive and Educational

Duties - Children - 1872 - 160 pages
...become sensualists when we have ripened into manhood. It is mainly a question menstrual period. * * * As a general rule, a modest woman seldom desires any sexual gratification for herself." — The Functions and Disorders of the Reproductive Organs, by William Acton, MKCS of intelligent forethought....
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The Functions and Disorders of the Reproductive Organs in Childhood, Youth ...

William Acton - Genitourinary organs - 1875 - 266 pages
...degree, capable of experiencing it ; but this capacity is often temporary, and may entirely cease till the next menstrual period. Many of the best mothers,...deterred from marriage by any exaggerated notion of the ardous duties required from him. Let him be well assured, on my authority backed by the opinion of...
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Gaillard's Medical Journal and the American Medical Weekly, Volumes 38-39

Medicine - 1884
...sexual indiilgences. Love of home, of children, of domestic diities, are the only passions they feel. As a general rule, a modest woman seldom desires any...sexual gratification for herself. She submits to her husband, but only to please him ; and, but for the desire of maternity, would far rather be relieved...
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The Functions and disorders of the reproductive organs

William Acton - 1888 - 263 pages
...female should in these respects differ but little from the female among animals. We well know it as a 14 As a general rule, a modest woman seldom desires any...husband's embraces, but principally to gratify him ; and, and were it not for the desire of maternity, would far rather be relieved from his attentions. No nervous...
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Brimstone Bargains in the Marriage Market: Or, The Traffic in Sex, Stories ...

F. G. Tyrrell - Marriage - 1904 - 424 pages
...sexual indulgences. Love of home, of children, of domestic duties, are the only passions they feel. As a general rule, a modest woman seldom desires any...sexual gratification for herself. She submits to her husband, but onlv to please him; and but for the desire of maternity, would far rather be relieved...
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William Hunter and the Eighteenth-Century Medical World

William F. Bynum, W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter - History - 2002 - 424 pages
...raised (which in many instances it never can be) is very moderate compared with that of the male . . . As a general rule, a modest woman seldom desires any...sexual gratification for herself. She submits to her husband, but only to please him and, but for the desire of maternity, would far rather be relieved...
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James and John Stuart Mill: Father and Son in the Nineteenth Century

Bruce Mazlish - History - 1988 - 484 pages
...of sexual indulgences. Love of home, children, and domestic duties, are the only passions they feel. As a general rule, a modest woman seldom desires any...sexual gratification for herself. She submits to her husband, but only to please him and, but for the desire of maternity, would far rather be relieved...
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Searching the Heart: Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America

Karen Lystra - History - 1992 - 352 pages
...without a physical origin, and his purpose was to reassure men who had no physiological disorders that "No nervous or feeble young man need, therefore, be deterred from marriage by an exaggerated notion of the duties required of him. The married woman has no wish to be treated on...
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