Part 5: About the Wives of Other People
Chapter 5.6. About the Women of the Royal Harem, and of the Keeping of One’s Own Wife
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The women of the royal harem cannot see or meet any men on account of their being strictly guarded, neither do they have their desires satisfied, because
Part 5: About the Wives of Other People
Chapter 5.5. On the Love of Persons in Authority with the Wives of Other People
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The means of gaining over the wives of others secretly Kings and their ministers have no access to the abodes of others, and moreover their mode of living
Part 5: About the Wives of Other People
Chapter 5.4. The Business of a Go-Between
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The behaviour of the woman with the go-between If a woman has manifested her love or desire, either by signs or by motions of the body, and is afterwards
Part 5: About the Wives of Other People
Chapter 5.3. Examination of the State of a Woman’s Mind
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When a man is trying to gain over a woman he should examine the state of her mind, and act as follows: If she listens to him, but does not manifest to
Part 5: About the Wives of Other People
Chapter 5.2. About Making Acquaintance with the Woman, and of the Efforts to Gain Her Over
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Ancient authors are of opinion that girls are not so easily seduced by employing female messengers as by the efforts of the man himself, but that the wives
Part 5: About the Wives of Other People
Chapter 5.1. On the Characteristics of Men And Women…
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The reasons why women reject the addresses of men. About men who have success with women, and about women who are easily gained over. The wives of other
Part 4: About a Wife
Chapter 4.2. On the Conduct of the Eldest Wife Towards the Other Wives of her Husband, and of the Younger Wife Towards the Elder Ones…
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The causes of re-marrying during the lifetime of the wife are as follows: The folly or ill-temper of the wife Her husband’s dislike to her The want
Part 4: About a Wife
Chapter 4.1. On the Manner of Living of a Virtuous Woman, and of Her Behaviour During the Absence of Her Husband
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The manner of living of a virtuous woman A virtuous woman, who has affection for her husband, should act in conformity with his wishes as if he were a
Part 3: About the Acquisition of a Wife
Chapter 3.5. On the Different Forms of Marriage
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On certain forms of marriage 46 When a girl cannot meet her lover frequently in private, she should send the daughter of her nurse to him, it being understood
Part 3: About the Acquisition of a Wife
Chapter 3.4. On Things to be Done Only by the Man, and the Acquisition of the Girl Thereby. Also What is to be Done by a Girl to Gain Over a Man and Subject Him to Her
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Now when the girl begins to show her love by outward signs and motions, as described in the last chapter, the lover should try to gain her over entirely