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" When he calls, she must leave every thing else, and attend upon him alone. A woman has no other god on earth than her husband. The most excellent of all good works she can perform is, to gratify him with the strictest obedience. This should be her only... "
Life in India - Page 87
by Caleb Wright - 1854 - 304 pages
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Description of the Character, Manners, and Customs of the People of India ...

Jean Antoine Dubois - India - 1817 - 565 pages
...affectionate woman ought to conduct herself " towards her husband. So said the great penitent Vasishta. " A woman has no other god on earth than her husband. The most " excellent of all the good works she can perform is to gratify " him with the strictest obedience. This should be her...
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The North American Review, Volume 42

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1836
...be ready to receive his commands. When he speaks, she must be quiet, and listen to nothing besides. When he calls, she must leave every thing else, and...god on earth than her husband. The most excellent ofall good works she can perform, is to gratify him with the strictest obedience. This should be her...
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The Monthly Concert: With Facts and Reflections, Suited to Awaken a Zeal for ...

Harvey Newcomb - Missions - 1836 - 108 pages
...be ready to receive his commands. When he speaks, she must be quiet, and listen to nothing besides. When he calls, she must leave every thing else, and...woman has no other god on earth than her husband. Themostexcellentofall goodworks she can perform, is to gratify him with the strictest obedience. This...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 29

American literature - 1872
...Here are the directions ; but, O American wife of the period ! when will the doughnuts be ready ? " A woman has- no other god on earth than her husband. The most excellent of all the good works she can perform is to gratify him with the strictest obedience and devotion. " She has...
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Historic Incidents and Life in India

Caleb Wright, J. A. Brainerd - India - 1863 - 320 pages
...may become an EvtI Sptrit and torment a Netghbor who has offended ihem. DUTIES OP HINDU WIVES. I11 u A woman has no other god on earth than her husband. The most excellent of all .the good works she can perform is, to gratify him with the strictest obedience. This should be her...
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The Land of the Veda: Being Personal Reminiscences of India; Its People ...

William Butler - India - 1872 - 550 pages
...ready to receive his commands. When he speaks she must be quiet, and listen to nothing else besides. When he calls she must leave every thing else and...upon him alone. A woman has no other god on earth but her husband. The most excellent of all good works that she can perform is to gratify him with the...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 29

1872
...Here are ^the directions ; but, O American wife of the period ! when will the doughnuts be ready ? " A woman has no other god on earth than her husband. The most excellent of all the good works she can perform is to gratify him with the strictest obedience and devotion. " She has...
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The Land of the Veda: Being Personal Reminiscences of India; Its People ...

William Butler - India - 1873 - 550 pages
...ready to receive his commands. When he speaks she must be quiet, and listen to nothing else besides. When he calls she must leave every thing else and...upon him alone. A woman has no other god on earth but her husband. The most excellent of all good works that she can perform is to gratify him with the...
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Women of the Orient: An Account of the Religious, Intellectual, and Social ...

Ross C. Houghton - Electronic book - 1877 - 496 pages
...ready to receive his commands. When he speaks, she must be quiet and listen to nothing else besides. When he calls, she must leave every thing else and...upon him alone. A woman has no other god on earth but her husband. He is her god, her priest, and her religion. The most excellent of all good works...
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Women of the Orient: An Account of the Religious, Intellectual, and Social ...

Ross C. Houghton - Women - 1877 - 496 pages
...ready to receive his commands. When he speaks, she must be quiet and listen to nothing else besides. When he calls, she must leave every thing else and...upon him alone. A woman has no other god on earth but her husband. He is her god, her priest, and her religion. The most excellent of all good works...
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