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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

consideration. It seems to be phylogenetically established in what 

sequence the individual impulsive feelings become active, and how long 

they can manifest themselves before they succumb to the influence of a 

newly appearing active impulse or to a typical repression. But both in 

this temporal succession as well as in the duration of the same, 

variations seem to occur, which must exercise a definite influence on 

the experience. It cannot be a matter of indifference whether a certain 

stream appears earlier or later than its counterstream, for the effect 

of a repression cannot be made retrogressive; a temporal deviation in 

the composition of the components regularly produces a change in the 

result. On the other hand impulsive feelings which appear with special 

intensity often come to a surprisingly rapid end, as in the case of the 

heterosexual attachment of the later manifest homosexuals. The strivings 

of childhood which manifest themselves most impetuously do not justify 

the fear that they will lastingly dominate the character of the 

grown-up; one has as much right to expect that they will disappear in 

order to make room for their counterparts. (Harsh masters do not rule 

long.) To what one may attribute such temporal confusions of the 

processes of development we are hardly able to suggest. A view is opened 

here to a deeper phalanx of biological, and perhaps also historical 

problems, which we have not yet approached within fighting distance. 

 

*Adhesion.*--The significance of all premature sexual manifestations is 

enhanced by a psychic factor of unknown origin which at present can be 

put down only as a psychological preliminary. I believe that it is the 

_heightened adhesion_ or _fixedness_ of these impressions of the sexual 

life which in later neurotics, as well as in perverts, must be added for 

the completion of the other facts; for the same premature sexual 

manifestations in other persons cannot impress themselves deeply enough 

to repeat themselves compulsively and to succeed in prescribing the way 

for the sexual impulse throughout later life. Perhaps a part of the 

explanation for this adhesion lies in another psychic factor which we 

cannot miss in the causation of the neuroses, namely, in the 

preponderance which in the psychic life falls to the share of memory 

traces as compared with recent impressions. This factor is apparently 

dependent on the intellectual development and grows with the growth of 

personal culture. In contrast to this the savage has been characterized 

as "the unfortunate child of the moment."[15] Owing to the oppositional 


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