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The History of Human Marriage is an overview of the world history of human marriage. Page – On hearing that a man in England could marry but one wife, several ladies exclaimed that they would not like to live in such a country: Popular passages Page – It was their favourite opinion, that if Adam had preserved his obedience to the Creator, he would have lived for ever in a state of virgin purity, and that some harmless mode of vegetation might have peopled paradise with a race of innocent and immortal beings.

History of Human Marriage

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Page – Yea and the gods, in the likeness of strangers from far countries, put on all manner of shapes, and wander through the cities, beholding the violence and the righteousness of men.

It is good for a man not to touch a woman. Page – It was their favourite opinion that if Adam had preserved his obedience to the Creator, he would have lived for ever in a state of virgin purity, and that some harmless mode of vegetation might have peopled paradise with a race of innocent and immortal beings.


Page – We may conclude that a great Mother Goddess, the personification of all the reproductive energies of nature, was worshipped under different names, but with a substantial similarity of myth and ritual by many peoples of western Asia; that associated with her was a lover, or rather series of lovers, divine yet mortal, with whom she mated year by year, their commerce being deemed essential to the propagation of animals and plants, each in their several kind; and further, that the fabulous union of the From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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The nature of sexual modesty p sq Some degree of sexual modesty. The sexual freedom often enjoyed by both sexes among uncivilised peoples. A mother-in-law is never allowed to live with her son-in-law. A repetition of the offence is generally punished with speedy death.

No marriage ceremony is performed. Celibacy in extraordinary cases commanding more respect than marriage.

Macmillan- Marriage – pages. This page was last edited on 9 Julyat The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. This section may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards.

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Page – I have seen the female sitting quietly on a branch, and two males displaying their charms in front of her. The Future of Marriage.


Naked savages who are ashamed to cover themselves p The. Page – Thus an instinct would be developed which would be powerful enough, as a rule, to prevent injurious unions. The History of Human Marriage The second edition. Page – The whole object of courtship, of the mutual approximation and caresses of two persons of the opposite sex, is to create the state of sexual tumescence.

Selected pages Title Page. The Finnish philosopher Jaakko Hintikka calls the work a monumental study and a classic in its field, but notes that it is now antiquated.

June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Page – At Byblus the people shaved their heads in the annual mourning for Adonis. The specific problem is: Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles needing cleanup from June All pages needing cleanup Cleanup tagged articles with a reason field from June Westemarck pages needing cleanup from June Page – It must not, however, be supposed, that these women are always easily won ; the greatest attentions and most fervent solicitations are sometimes requisite, even though there be no other lover in the way.

Section is currently based on a secondary source discussing wesstermarck work. Page – Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It is no argument against savage man being a social animal, that the tribes inhabiting adjacent districts are almost always at war with each other; for the social instincts never extend westermrack all the individuals of the same species.