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" Let him chuse for his wife a girl, whose form ' has no defect ; who has an agreeable name ; who ' walks gracefully like a phenicopteros, or like a young ' elephant; whose hair and teeth are moderate respec' tively in quantity and in size ; whose body... "
Institutes of Hindu Law, Or, The Ordinances of Menu [i.e., Manu]: According ... - Page 41
by Manu - 1869 - 340 pages
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Institutes of Hindu Law: Or, The Ordinances of Menu, According to the Gloss ...

Manu (Lawgiver), Kullūkabhaṭṭa - Hindu law - 1796 - 366 pages
...; nor with any name railing an image of ' terrour. 10. ' Let him chufe for his wife a girl, whofe ' form has no defect ; who has an agreeable name ; '...gracefully like a phenicopteros, or like ' a young elephant ; whofe hair and teeth are * moderate refpectively in quantity and in fize; ' whofe body has exquifite...
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Indian Antiquities:: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient Geographical ...

Thomas Maurice, J. Barlow (engraver.), John White (bookseller.) - Coins, Ancient - 1800 - 105 pages
...epilepfy, and elfrphantiafis. Let him, fay the wife Inftitutes, choofe for his wife a girl whofe form hat no defect, who has an agreeable name, who walks gracefully, like a phenicopteros, or like a young elephant, whofe hair and teeth are equally beautiful, and whofe body has1 exquifite foftnefs. A marriage, in...
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Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient ..., Volume 7

Thomas Maurice - India - 1806
...hereditary complaint, as phthisis, epilepsy, and elephantiasis. Let him, say the wise Institutes, choose for his wife a girl whose form has no defect, who...or like a young elephant, whose hair and teeth are equally beautiful, and whose body has exquisite softness. A marriage, in any tribe below his own, degrades...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population, Or, A View of Its Past ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - Population - 1807
...choice will appear to be in fome degree Confined, when it muft neccflarily reft upon " A girl whofe form has no defect ; who has " an agreeable name ; who walks gracefully, " like a phenicopteros, or a young elephant; " whofe hair and teeth are moderate refpec'? lively' in quantity and fize ; whofe...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 5

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1808
...excluded ;" and the choice will appear to be in some degree confined, when it must necessarily rest upon a girl, whose form " has no defect ; who has an agreeable name ; who walks gracefully like a Pkcnicoptfros or a young Elephant ; whost hair a:u! teeth are moderate respectively in quantity and...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, a View of Its Past ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - Electronic books - 1809
...excluded ; and the choice will appear to be in some degree confined when it must necessarily rest upon " A girl whose form has no defect ; who has an " agreeable...; who walks gracefully, like a " phenicopteros, or a young elephant ; whose hair " and teeth are moderate respectively in quantity " and size ; whose...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population, as it Affects the Future ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - 1809
...excluded ; and the choice will appear to be in some degree confined when it must necessarily rest upon " A girl whose form has no defect ; who has an " agreeable...; who walks gracefully, like a " phenicopteros, or a young elephant ; whose hair " and teeth are moderate respectively in quantity " and size ; whose...
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Niles' Weekly Register, Volume 1

1816
...atural to suppose that a man may search a. long ime without being able to find "a girl whose form >as no defect; who has an agreeable name; who walks gracefully like a young elephant; whose ">air and teeth are moderate respectively in quantity md size; whose body has...
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The History of British India, Volume 1

James Mill - Hindus - 1817 - 777 pages
...frequent to make them be, distinguished formally in books of sacred law as two species of marriage. form has no defect ; who has an agreeable name ; who walks gracefully like a CHAP. VII. phenicopteros, or like a young elephant ; whose hair and teeth are moderate ' v— - ' respectively...
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A View of the History, Literature, and Religion of the Hindoos ..., Volume 1

William Ward - Hindus - 1818
...and those, which have been subject to [here a number of diseases are mentioned.] Let a person choose for his wife a girl, whose form has no defect ; who...has an agreeable name ; who walks gracefully like a young elephant ; whose hair and teeth are moderate respectively in quantity and in size; whose body...
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