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India,' and in the edicts of Asoka.]
[Footnote 2: Artha is acquisition of wealth and property, etc.]
[Footnote 3: Kama is love, pleasure and sensual gratification.
These three words are retained throughout in their original, as
technical terms. They may also be defined as virtue, wealth and
pleasure, the three things repeatedly spoken of in the Laws of Manu.]
BEING THE INDEX TO OR CONTENTS OF THE WORK.
Chapter II. Observations on the three worldly attainments of
Virtue, Wealth and Love.
" III. On the study of the Sixty-four Arts.
" IV. On the Arrangements of a House, and Household Furniture;
and about the Daily Life of a Citizen, his
Companions, Amusements, &c.
" V. About classes of Women fit and unfit for Congress with
the Citizen, and of Friends, and Messengers.
ON SEXUAL UNION.
Chapter I. Kinds of Union according to Dimensions, Force of Desire,
and Time; and on the different kinds of Love.
" II. Of the Embrace.
" III. On Kissing.
" IV. On Pressing or Marking with the Nails.
" V. On Biting, and the ways of Love to be employed with
regard to Women of different countries.
" VI. On the various ways of Lying Down, and the different
kinds of Congress.
" VII. On the various ways of Striking, and of the Sounds
appropriate to them.
" VIII. About females acting the part of Males.
" IX. On holding the Lingam in the Mouth.
" X. How to begin and how to end the Congress. Different
kinds of Congress, and Love Quarrels.
ABOUT THE ACQUISITION OF A WIFE.
Chapter I. Observations on Betrothal and Marriage.
" II. About creating Confidence in the Girl.
" III. Courtship, and the manifestations of the feelings by
outward signs and deeds.
" IV. On things to be done only by the Man, and the
acquisition of the Girl thereby. Also what to be done
by a Girl to gain over a Man and subject him to her.
" V. On the different Forms of Marriage.
ABOUT A WIFE.
Chapter I. On the manner of living of a virtuous Woman, and of her
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