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The Theatrical Inquisitor, Or, Monthly Mirror (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R424
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813. Excerpt: ... Since the general adoption of printing, the hero has divided his labours with the typographer, instead of haranguing a small portion of his troops, for the excitement of the rest, the General embodies his sentiments in a vehicle that admits of the most extensive circulation, and the political heads of the contending parties publish their claims and resentments in printed manifestoes. Politicians and soldiers speak in a language universally extended and understood, and the motive and opinions of the great actors on the stage of life, are no longer at the mercy of a fanciful historian. TRAVELS IN A STUDY. MATRIMONIAL CUSTOMS. Of all the curious usages whether sacred or prophane, no.one at first sight appears more irrational and unaccountable than that of men lying in bed instead of their wives, after childbirth, a custom that has been, and still is, observed by several ancient and modern nations. It was customary not only among the old Spaniards and Corsicans, and with some Mongolian nations, mentioned by Marco Paolo, but is actually practised among the Brazilian husbands, who keep their beds instead of their wives, and are served like lying-in women with the richest foods and eordials. It is supposed by these and many other lavage nations, that the mode of life of a father has a considerable influence on the health of the child, and that by reposing from his labours during the first month after it is born, he communicates to the infant a portion of his recruited strength. Among the Greenlanders the father for some weeks after the birth of a child, may not undertake any labour except what is absolutely necessary for the subsistence of his family. On the coast of Guinea when young wives are brought to bed for the first time, the husbands are obliged to lie i...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 130
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-72641-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-72641-X
Barcode: 9781235726415

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