Studies in the psychology of sex, Volume 1

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F.A. Davis, 1905 - Paraphilias
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Page 175 - Onania, or the Heinous Sin of Self-pollution, and all its Frightful Consequences in both Sexes, Considered, with Spiritual and Physical Advice, etc.
Page 22 - Uzelle, pek, uzelle," which is nothing but " charming, very charming." The first sofas were covered with cushions and rich carpets, on which sat the ladies ; and on the second their slaves behind them, — but without any distinction of rank by their dress, all being in the state of nature ; that is, in plain English, stark naked, without any beauty or defect concealed. Yet there was not the least wanton smile or immodest gesture amongst them. They walked and moved with the same majestic grace which...
Page 128 - And every garment, and every skin, whereon is the seed of copulation, shall be washed with water, and be unclean until the even.
Page 276 - LANE MEDICAL LIBRARY 300 PASTEUR DRIVE PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA 94304 Ignorance of Library's rules does not exempt violators from penalties.
Page 243 - Divini amoris"), we shall find in the eloquence of this solitary monk in the Low Countries neither more nor less than the emotions of every human lover at their highest limit of exaltation. "Nothing is sweeter than love, nothing stronger, nothing higher, nothing broader, nothing pleasanter, nothing fuller nor better in heaven or in earth. He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices ; he is free and cannot be held. He gives all in exchange for all, and possesses all in all. He looks not at gifts, but...
Page 212 - Yet the twofold influence of the menstruating woman remains clear when we review the whole group of influences which in this state she is supposed to exert. She by no means acts only by paralyzing social activities and destroying the powers of life, by causing flowers to fade, fruit to fall from the trees, grains to lose their germinative power, and grafts to die. She is not accurately summed up in the old lines : — "Oh! menstruating woman, thou'rt a fiend From whom all nature should be closely...
Page 111 - The auto-erotic field remains extensive ; it ranges from occasional voluptuous day-dreams, in which the subject is entirely passive, to the perpetual unashamed efforts at sexual self-manipulation witnessed among the insane. It also includes, though chiefly as curiosities, those cases in which individuals fall in love with themselves.
Page 23 - I was here convinced of the truth of a reflection I had often made, that if it was the fashion to go naked, the face would be hardly observed. I perceived that the ladies with the finest skins and most delicate shapes had the greatest share of my admiration, though their faces were sometimes less beautiful than those of their companions. To tell you the truth, I had wickedness enough to wish secretly that Mr.
Page 87 - Their nature appears to undergo a temporary change. Sons and daughters revile their parents in gross language, and parents their children ; men and women become almost like animals in the indulgence of their amorous propensities. They enact all that was ever portrayed by prurient artists in a bacchanalian festival or pandean orgy; and as the light of the sun they adore, and the presence of numerous spectators, seems to be no restraint on their indulgence, it cannot be expected that chastity is preserved...
Page 9 - the closest secrecy is adopted with regard to the penis, not at all from a sense of decency, but to avoid Narak, the KI iili i even of that of another man being considered most dangerous.

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