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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

 

18th. Pretending to be ill, and charging her cost of treatment. 

 

19th. Having to remove the troubles of a friend. 

 

20th. Selling some of her ornaments, so as to give her lover a present. 

 

21st. Pretending to sell some of her ornaments, furniture, or cooking 

utensils to a trader, who has been already tutored how to behave in the 

matter. 

 

22nd. Having to buy cooking utensils of greater value than those of 

other people, so that they might be more easily distinguished, and not 

changed for others of an inferior description. 

 

23rd. Remembering the former favours of her lover, and causing them 

always to be spoken of by her friends and followers. 

 

24th. Informing her lover of the great gains of other courtezans. 

 

25th. Describing before them, and in the presence of her lover, her own 

great gains, and making them out to be greater even than theirs, though 

such may not have been really the case. 

 

26th. Openly opposing her mother when she endeavours to persuade her to 

take up with men with whom she has been formerly acquainted, on account 

of the great gains to be got from them. 

 

27th. Lastly, pointing out to her lover the liberality of his rivals. 

 

Thus end the ways and means of getting money. 

 

* * * * * 

 

A woman should always know the state of the mind, of the feelings, and 

of the disposition of her lover towards her, from the changes of his 

temper, his manner, and the colour of his face. 

 

The behaviour of a waning lover is as follows: 

 

1st. He gives the woman either less than is wanted, or something else 

than that which is asked for. 

 

2nd. He keeps her in hopes by promises. 

 

3rd. He pretends to do one thing, and does something else. 

 

4th. He does not fulfil her desires. 

 

5th. He forgets his promises, or does something else than that which he 

has promised. 

 

6th. He speaks with his own servants in a mysterious way. 

 

7th. He sleeps in some other house under the pretence of having to do 

something for a friend. 

 

8th. Lastly, he speaks in private with the attendants of a woman with 

whom he was formerly acquainted. 

 

Now when a courtesan finds that her lover's disposition towards her is 

changing, she should get possession of all his best things before he 

becomes aware of her intentions, and allow a supposed creditor to take 

them away forcibly from her in satisfaction of some pretended debt. 

After this, if the lover is rich, and has always behaved well towards 


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