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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 respectively in quantity and in size ; whose body has exquisite... "
Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient Geographical ... - Page 853
by Thomas Maurice - 1800 - 102 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
...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 ; ' who walks...like ' a young elephant ; whofe hair and teeth are * moderate refpectively in quantity and in fize; ' whofe body has exquifite foftnefs. 11. ' Her, who...
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Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient ..., Volume 7

Thomas Maurice - India - 1806
...epilepsy, and elephantiasis. Let him, say the wise Institutes, choose 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 equally beautiful, and whose body has exquisite softness. A marriage, in any...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population, Or, A View of Its Past ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - Population - 1807
...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, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1808
...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, as it Affects the Future ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - 1809
...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 " 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
...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 Mythology of the Hindoos: Including a ...

William Ward - Hindu mythology - 1818
...[here n number of diseases are mentioned:] Let a person choose for his wife a girl, wlipse 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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A View of the History, Literature, and Religion of the Hindoos ..., Volume 1

William Ward - Hindu mythology - 1818
...[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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The History of British India, Volume 1

James Mill - Hindus - 1820
...; nor with any name raising an image of terror. Let him choose 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 respectively in quantity and in size ; whose body has exquisite...
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