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" If she is to be married to a man who has discharged, dispatched, or lost a former wife, the shackles which the former wife wore, are put upon the new bride's limbs, and she is fed until they are filled up to the proper thickness. The food used for this... "
The Family Library (Harper). - Page 219
1842
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 74

English literature - 1812
...marriage. A girl, after she is betrothed, is cooped up in a small room. Shackles of silver and gold are put upon her ankles and wrists, as a piece of dress. The food used for this cuitom, worthy of barbarians, is a seed called ¿rough ¡ which is of an extraordinary...
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An account of Tunis: of its government, manners, customs, and antiquities ...

Thomas MacGill - Tunisia - 1811 - 187 pages
...marriage. A girl after she is betrothed, is cooped up in a small room. Shackles of silver and gold are put upon her ankles and wrists, as a piece of dress. If she is to be married to a man who has discharged, dispatched, or lost a former wife, the shackles which the former...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1811
...marriage. A girl after she is betrothed, is cooped up in a small room. Shackles of silver and gold are put upon her ankles and wrists, as a piece of dress. If she is to be married to a man who has discharged, dispatched, or lost a former wife, the , shackles which the former...
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Select Reviews, Volume 7

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1812
...for marriage. A girl after she is betrothed, is cooped in a small room. Shackles of silver and gold are put upon her ankles and wrists, as a piece of dress. Jf she is to be married to a man who has discharged, despatched, or lost a former wife, the shackles...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 7

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1812
...lost a former wile, the shackles which the former wife Wore, are put upon the new bride's limbs ; ami she is fed Until they are filled up to the proper thickness. This is sometimes no easy matter ; particularly if the former wife was fat, and the presentshould be...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 15

George Walter Prothero - 1816
...has discharged, dispatched, or !<>st a former wife, the shackles which the former wife wore, are pnt upon the new bride's limbs, and she is fed until they...up to the proper thickness. The food used for this custom, worthy of barbarians, is a seed called druugh, which is of an extraordinary fattening quality,...
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The history of the war: from the commencement of the French ..., Volume 3

Hewson Clarke - Europe - 1816 - 478 pages
...she is betrothed, is cooped up in a small room. Shackles of silver and gold are put upon her ancles and wrists, as a piece of dress. If she is to be married to a man who has discharged, dispatched, or lost a former wife, the shackles which the former...
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History and Present Condition of the Barbary States: Comprehending a View of ...

Michael Russell - Africa, North - 1835 - 456 pages
...marriage. A girl, after she is betrothed, is cooped up in a small room, when shackles of gold and silver are put upon her ankles and wrists as a piece of dress....are put upon the new bride's limbs ; and she is fed till they are filled up to the proper thickness. The food used for this purpose, worthy of barbarians,...
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The volume of the affections; or, Bridal offering

Thomas Harttree Cornish - 1836
...girl, after she is betrothed, is cooped up in a small room ; shackles of gold and silver are placed upon her ankles and wrists, as a piece of dress. — If she is to be married to a man who has discharged, despatched, or lost a former wife, the shackles which the former...
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Gleason's Monthly Companion, Volume 9

1880
...married to a man who has discharged, dispatched or lost a former wife, the shackles which the former wife wore are put upon the new bride's limbs, and she is fed till they are filled up to the proper thickness. The food used for this custom, worthy of barbarians,...
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