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" This is a feeling by no means peculiar to them. " An intelligent Kandyan chief with whom Mr. Bailey visited these Veddahs was ' perfectly scandalised at the utter barbarism of living with only one wife, and never parting until separated by death. "
The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex - Page 343
by Charles Darwin - 1872
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Pre-historic Times: As Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and ...

Sir John Lubbock - Archaeology - 1865 - 512 pages
...An intelligent Kandyan chief with whom Mr. Bailey visited these Veddahs was "perfectly scandalised at the utter barbarism of living with only one wife,...separated by death." It was, he said, "just like the wanderoos" (monkeys). Even in their marriage relations, however, the Veddahs cannot altogether be commended,...
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Pre-historic Times: As Illustrated by Ancient Remains and the Manners and ...

Sir John Lubbock - Antiquities - 1872 - 640 pages
...more civilized neighbours*. An intelligent Kandyan chief, with whom Mr. Bailey visited these Veddahs, was " perfectly scandalized at the utter barbarism...separated by death." It was, he said, "just like the wanderoos " (monkeys) . Even in their marriage relations, however, the Veddahs cannot altogether be...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 2

Science - 1873
...means peculiar to them. " An intelligent Kandyan chief, with whom Mr. Baily visited these Veddahs, was perfectly scandalized at the utter barbarism of...separated by death. 'It was,' he said, 'just like the wanderoos ' (monkeys)." ' Again, one would suppose that, as a matter of course, monogamy, polygamy,...
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The Study of Sociology

Herbert Spencer - Sociology - 1873 - 411 pages
...An intelligent Kandyan chief with whom Mr. Bailey visited these Veddahs was ' perfectly scandalised at the utter barbarism of living with only one wife,...separated by death.' It was, he said, ' just like the wanderoos ' (monkeys)." 8 Again, one would suppose that, as a matter of course, monogamy, polygamy,...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 21

Great Britain - 1873
...An intelligent Kaudyan chief with whom Mr. Bailey visited these Veddahs was 'perfectly scandalised at the utter barbarism of living with only one wife,...separated by death.' It was, he said, 'just like the wanderoos ' (monkeys)." * Again, one wouhl suppose tljfit, as a matter of course, monogamy, polygamy,...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 2

Science - 1873
...chief, with whom Mr. Baily visited these Veddahs, was perfectly scandalized at the utter harbarism of living with only one wife, and never parting until...separated by death. 'It was,' he said, 'just like the wanderoos ' (monkeys)." ' Again, one would suppose that, as a matter of course, monogamy, polygamy,...
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The Study of Sociology

Herbert Spencer - Sociology - 1881 - 426 pages
...Bailey visited these Veddahs was ' perfectly scandalised at the utter barbarism of living with nnly one wife, and never parting until separated by death.' It was, he fcaid, 'just like the wanderoos ' (monkeys)." 8 Again, one would suppose that, as a matter of course,...
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Darwinism Stated by Darwin Himself: Characteristic Passages from the ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1884 - 351 pages
...prevailed, yet many tribes practice some form of marriage, but of a far more lax nature than that of civilized nations. Polygamy, as just stated, is almost...promiscuous intercourse, I will not pretend to conjecture. UNNATURAL SELECTION IN MARRIAGE. Descent Man scans with scrupulous care the charof Man, actor and pedigree...
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The study of sociology

Herbert Spencer - Sociology - 1884 - 451 pages
...whom Mr. Bailey visited thes* Veddahs was ' perfectly scandalised at the utter barbarism of li ving with only one wife, and never parting until separated by death.' It was, he said, 'just like the wanderoos ' (monkeys)." s Again, one would suppose that, as a matter of course, monogamy, polygamy,...
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The Study of Sociology

Herbert Spencer - Sociology - 1889 - 451 pages
...intelligent Kandyan chief with whom Mr. Bailey visited these Veddahs was ' perfectly scandalised at the ntter barbarism of living with only one wife, and never...separated by death.' It was, he said, 'just like the wanderoos' (monkeys)."8 Again, one would suppose that, as a matter of course, monogamy, polygamy, and...
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