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THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-1
THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-2
THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-3
THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-4
THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-5
THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-6
THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-7
DEGREES OF SENTIMENTAL ATTACHMENT AT DIFFERENT PERIODS-8
A VIEW OF MATRIMONY IN THREE DIFFERENT LIGHTS
FEMALE FRIENDSHIP
A LETTER TO A NEW MARRIED MAN
ITALIAN DEBAUCHERY
CUSTOM IN THE MOGUL EMPIRE
ANECDOTE OF CAESAR
POWER OF PHILTRES AND CHARMS
LAPLAND AND GREENLAND LADY
ART OF DETERMINING THE PRECISE FIGURE, THE DEGREE OF BEAUTY,THE HABITS, AND THE AGE, OF WOMEN, NOTWITHSTANDING THE AIDS AND DISGUISES OF DRESS
THE IDEAL OF FEMALE BEAUTY; OR A DESCRIPTION OF THE FAMOUS STATUE OF THE VENUS DE MEDICI
AN ESSAY ON MATRIMONY-1
AN ESSAY ON MATRIMONY-2
Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex. PREFACE
THE SEXUAL ABERRATIONS-1.1
DEVIATION IN REFERENCE TO THE SEXUAL AIM-1.2
GENERAL STATEMENTS APPLICABLE TO ALL PERVERSIONS-1.3
PARTIAL IMPULSES AND EROGENOUS ZONES-1.4
THE INFANTILE SEXUALITY-2.1
THE SEXUAL AIM OF THE INFANTILE SEXUALITY-2.2
THE INFANTILE SEXUAL INVESTIGATION-2.3
THE SOURCES OF THE INFANTILE SEXUALITY-2.4
THE TRANSFORMATION OF PUBERTY-3
THE THEORY OF THE LIBIDO-3.1
SUMMARY-3.2
SUMMARY-3.3
INDEX-1
INDEX-2
INDEX-3

locomotive symmetry of figure is combined with direct and linear gait, a 

character of mind and countenance not absolutely repulsive, but cold and 

insipid, is indicated. If vital softness of figure is combined, with a 

gentle lateral rolling of the body in its gait, voluptuous character and 

expression of countenance are indicated.--If delicacy of outline in the 

figure, be combined with perpendicular rising of the head, levity, 

perhaps vanity, is indicated.--But there are innumerable combinations 

and modifications of the elements which we have just described. 

Expressions of pride, determination, obstinacy, &c., are all observable. 

 

The gait, however, is often formed, in a great measure, by local or 

other circumstances, by which it is necessary that the observer should 

avoid being misled. 

 

Dress, as affording indications, though less to be relied on than the 

preceding, is not without its value. The woman who possesses a 

cultivated taste, and a corresponding expression of countenance, will 

generally be tastefully dressed; and the vulgar woman, with features 

correspondingly rude, will easily be seen through the inappropriate mask 

in which her milliner or dressmaker may have invested her. 

 

 

 

 

OF HABITS. 

 

External indications as to the personal habits of women are both 

numerous and interesting. 

 

The habit of child-bearing is indicated by a flatter breast, a broader 

back, and thicker cartilages of the bones of the pubis, necessarily 

widening the pelvis. 

 

The same habit is also indicated by a high rise of the nape of the neck, 

so that the neck from that point bends considerably forward, and by an 

elevation which is diffused between the neck and shoulders. These all 

arise from temporary distensions of the trunk in women whose secretions 

are powerful, from the habit of throwing the shoulders backward during 

pregnancy, and the head again forward, to balance the abdominal weight; 

and they bestow a character of vitality peculiarly expressive. 

 

The same habit is likewise indicated by an excess of that lateral 

rolling of the body in walking, which was already described as connected 

with voluptuous character. This is a very certain indication, as it 

arises from temporary distensions of the pelvis, which nothing else can 

occasion. As in consequence of this lateral rolling of the body, and of 

the weight of the body being much thrown forward in gestation, the toes 

are turned somewhat inward, they aid in the indication. 

 

The habit of nursing children is indicated, both in mothers and 

nursery-maids, by the right shoulder being larger and more elevated than 


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