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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

acquainted with the woman whom the King desires), should loiter about, 

and accost this woman when she sets out to go home, and induce her to 

come and see the amusing things in the palace. Previous to these 

festivals even, she should have caused it to be intimated to this woman 

that on the occasion of this festival she would show her all the 

interesting things in the royal palace. Accordingly she should show her 

the bower of the coral creeper, the garden house with its floor inlaid 

with precious stones, the bower of grapes, the building on the water, 

the secret passages in the walls of the palace, the pictures, the 

sporting animals, the machines, the birds, and the cages of the lions 

and the tigers. After this, when alone with her, she should tell her 

about the love of the King for her, and should describe to her the good 

fortune which would attend upon her union with the King, giving her at 

the time a strict promise of secrecy. If the woman does not accept the 

offer, she should conciliate and please her with handsome presents 

befitting the position of the King, and having accompanied her for some 

distance should dismiss her with great affection. 

 

(2). Or, having made the acquaintance of the husband of the woman whom 

the King desires, the wives of the King should get the wife to pay them 

a visit in the harem, and on this occasion a female attendant of the 

King, having been sent thither, should act as above described. 

 

(3). Or, one of the King's wives should get acquainted with the woman 

that the King desires, by sending one of the female attendants to her, 

who should, on their becoming more intimate, induce her to come and see 

the royal abode. Afterwards, when she has visited the harem, and 

acquired confidence, a female confidante of the King, sent thither, 

should act as before described. 

 

(4). Or, the King's wife should invite the woman, whom the King desires, 

to come to the royal palace, so that she might see the practice of the 

art in which the King's wife may be skilled, and after she has come to 

the harem, a female attendant of the King, sent thither, should act as 

before described. 

 

(5). Or, a female beggar, in league with the King's wife, should say to 

the woman desired by the King, and whose husband may have lost his 

wealth, or may have some cause of fear from the King: "This wife of the 

King has influence over him, and she is, moreover, naturally 

kind-hearted, we must therefore go to her in this matter. I shall 


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