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Table of contents
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

her, she should ever treat him with respect; but if he is poor and 

destitute, she should get rid of him as if she had never been acquainted 

with him in any way before. 

 

The means of getting rid of a lover are as follows: 

 

1st. Describing the habits and vices of the lover as disagreeable and 

censurable, with the sneer of the lip, and the stamp of the foot. 

 

2nd. Speaking on a subject with which he is not acquainted. 

 

3rd. Showing no admiration for his learning, and passing a censure upon 

it. 

 

4th. Putting down his pride. 

 

5th. Seeking the company of men who are superior to him in learning and 

wisdom. 

 

6th. Showing a disregard for him on all occasions. 

 

7th. Censuring men possessed of the same faults as her lover. 

 

8th. Expressing dissatisfaction at the ways and means of enjoyment used 

by him. 

 

9th. Not giving him her mouth to kiss. 

 

10th. Refusing access to her Jaghana, _i.e._, the part of the body 

between the navel and the thighs. 

 

11th. Showing a dislike for the wounds made by his nails and teeth. 

 

12th. Not pressing close up against him at the time when he embraces 

her. 

 

13th. Keeping her limbs without movement at the time of congress. 

 

14th. Desiring him to employ her when he is fatigued. 

 

15th. Laughing at his attachment to her. 

 

16th. Not responding to his embraces. 

 

17th. Turning away from him when he begins to embrace her. 

 

18th. Pretending to be sleepy. 

 

19th. Going out visiting, or into company, when she perceives his desire 

to enjoy her during the day time. 

 

20th. Mis-constructing his words. 

 

21st. Laughing without any joke, or at the time of any joke made by him, 

laughing under some pretence. 

 

22nd. Looking with side glances at her own attendants, and clapping her 

hands when he says anything. 

 

23rd. Interrupting him in the middle of his stories, and beginning to 

tell other stories herself. 

 

24th. Reciting his faults and his vices, and declaring them to be 

incurable. 

 

25th. Saying words to her female attendants calculated to cut the heart 

of her lover to the quick. 

 

26th. Taking care not to look at him when he comes to her. 

 

27th. Asking him what cannot be granted. 

 

28th. And, after all, finally dismissing him. 

 

There are also two verses on this subject as follows: 

 

"The duty of a courtesan consists in forming connections with suitable 

men after due and full consideration, and attaching the person with whom 

she is united to herself; in obtaining wealth from the person who is 


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