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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

 

4. Union of dancing, singing, and playing instrumental music. 

 

5. Writing and drawing. 

 

6. Tattooing. 

 

7. Arraying and adorning an idol with rice and flowers. 

 

8. Spreading and arraying beds or couches of flowers, or flowers upon 

the ground. 

 

9. Colouring the teeth, garments, hair, nails, and bodies, _i.e._, 

staining, dyeing, colouring and painting the same. 

 

10. Fixing stained glass into a floor. 

 

11. The art of making beds, and spreading out carpets and cushions for 

reclining. 

 

12. Playing on musical glasses filled with water. 

 

13. Storing and accumulating water in aqueducts, cisterns and 

reservoirs. 

 

14. Picture making, trimming and decorating. 

 

15. Stringing of rosaries, necklaces, garlands and wreaths. 

 

16. Binding of turbans and chaplets, and making crests and top-knots of 

flowers. 

 

17. Scenic representations. Stage playing. 

 

18. Art of making ear ornaments. 

 

19. Art of preparing perfumes and odours. 

 

20. Proper disposition of jewels and decorations, and adornment in 

dress. 

 

21. Magic or sorcery. 

 

22. Quickness of hand or manual skill. 

 

23. Culinary art, _i.e._, cooking and cookery. 

 

24. Making lemonades, sherbets, acidulated drinks, and spirituous 

extracts with proper flavour and colour. 

 

25. Tailor's work and sewing. 

 

26. Making parrots, flowers, tufts, tassels, bunches, bosses, knobs, 

&c., out of yarn or thread. 

 

27. Solution of riddles, enigmas, covert speeches, verbal puzzles and 

enigmatical questions. 

 

28. A game, which consisted in repeating verses, and as one person 

finished, another person had to commence at once, repeating another 

verse, beginning with the same letter with which the last speaker's 

verse ended, whoever failed to repeat was considered to have lost, and 

to be subject to pay a forfeit or stake of some kind. 

 

29. The art of mimicry or imitation. 

 

30. Reading, including chanting and intoning. 

 

31. Study of sentences difficult to pronounce. It is played as a game 

chiefly by women and children, and consists of a difficult sentence 

being given, and when repeated quickly, the words are often transposed 

or badly pronounced. 

 

32. Practice with sword, single stick, quarter staff, and bow and arrow. 

 

33. Drawing inferences, reasoning or inferring. 

 

34. Carpentry, or the work of a carpenter. 

 

35. Architecture, or the art of building. 

 

36. Knowledge about gold and silver coins, and jewels and gems. 

 

37. Chemistry and mineralogy. 

 

38. Colouring jewels, gems and beads. 


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