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Introduction
The Feminine Mind-1
The War Between the Sexes-2.1
The War Between the Sexes-2.2
The War Between the Sexes-2.3
Marriage-3.1
Marriage-3.2
Marriage-3.3
Marriage-3.4
Woman Suffrage-4.1
Woman Suffrage-4.2
Woman Suffrage-4.3
Woman Suffrage-4.4
The New Age-5.1
The New Age-5.2
The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana. INTRODUCTION
THE VATSYAYANA SUTRA-1-2
THE VATSYAYANA SUTRA-3-4-5
OF SEXUAL UNION-1-2
OF SEXUAL UNION-3-4-5
OF SEXUAL UNION-6-7-8
OF SEXUAL UNION-10-11
ABOUT THE ACQUISITION OF A WIFE-1-2
ABOUT THE ACQUISITION OF A WIFE-3-4-5
ABOUT A WIFE-1-2
ABOUT THE WIVES OF OTHER MEN-1-2
ABOUT THE WIVES OF OTHER MEN-3-4
ABOUT THE WIVES OF OTHER MEN-5-6
ABOUT COURTESANS-1-2
ABOUT COURTESANS-3-4
ABOUT COURTESANS-5-6
ABOUT THE MEANS OF ATTRACTING OTHERS TO YOURSELF-1-2
CONCLUDING REMARKS

masculine notion that an appearance of holiness is proper to their lowly 

station, and a masculine feeling that church-going somehow keeps them 

in order, and out of doings that would be less reassuring. When they 

exhibit any genuine religious fervour, its sexual character is usually 

so obvious that even the majority of men are cognizant of it. Women 

never go flocking ecstatically to a church in which the agent of God in 

the pulpit is an elderly asthmatic with a watchful wife. When one finds 

them driven to frenzies by the merits of the saints, and weeping over 

the sorrows of the heathen, and rushing out to haul the whole vicinage 

up to grace, and spending hours on their knees in hysterical abasement 

before the heavenly throne, it is quite safe to assume, even without an 

actual visit, that the ecclesiastic who has worked the miracle is a fair 

and toothsome fellow, and a good deal more aphrodisiacal than learned. 

All the great preachers to women in modern times have been men of suave 

and ingratiating habit, and the great majority of them, from Henry Ward 

Beecher up and down, have been taken, soon or late, in transactions 

far more suitable to the boudoir than to the footstool of the Almighty. 

Their famous killings have always been made among the silliest sort of 

women--the sort, in brief, who fall so short of the normal acumen of 

their sex that they are bemused by mere beauty in men. 

 

Such women are in a minority, and so the sex shows a good deal fewer 

religious enthusiasts per mille than the sex of sentiment and belief. 

Attending, several years ago, the gladiatorial shows of the Rev. Dr. 

Billy Sunday, the celebrated American pulpit-clown, I was constantly 

struck by the great preponderance of males in the pen devoted to the 

saved. Men of all ages and in enormous numbers came swarming to the 

altar, loudly bawling for help against their sins, but the women were 

anything but numerous, and the few who appeared were chiefly either 

chlorotic adolescents or pathetic old Saufschwestern. For six nights 

running I sat directly beneath the gifted exhorter without seeing a 

single female convert of what statisticians call the child-bearing 

age--that is, the age of maximum intelligence and charm. Among the male 

simpletons bagged by his yells during this time were the president of 

a railroad, half a dozen rich bankers and merchants, and the former 

governor of an American state. But not a woman of comparable position 

or dignity. Not a woman that any self-respecting bachelor would care to 


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