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" I could be content that we might procreate like trees, without conjunction, or that there were any way to perpetuate the world without this trivial and vulgar way of coition... "
Religio medici. To which is added, sir Digby's Observations. Also critical notes - Page 186
by sir Thomas Browne - 1754
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Sylva: Or, The Wood: Being a Collection of Anecdotes, Dissertations ...

Ralph Heathcote - 1786 - 315 pages
...Sir Thomas Brown was not a little infected with it. " I " could be content," fays this philofopher, " that we might procreate like trees without " conjunction,...this trivial " and vulgar way of coition : it is the foolifh" eft act a wife man performs in all his life ; " nor is there any thing that will more deject...
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A Critical Enquiry Into the Moral Writings of Dr. Samuel Johnson: In which ...

William Mudford - 1802 - 144 pages
...twelfth part of man for woman : man is the whole world and the breath of God ; woman the rib and erooked piece of man. I could be content that we might procreate...this trivial and vulgar way of coition ; it is the fo^lishest act a wise man commits in all his life, nor is there any thing that will more deject his...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...polygamy, which considering some times, and the unequal number of both sexes, may be also necessary. i The whole world was made for man, but the twelfth...this trivial and vulgar way of coition; it is the foolishest act a wise man commits in all his life, nor is there any thing that will more deject his...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...which considering some times, and the unequal number of both sexes, may be also necessary. The vVhple world was made for man, but the twelfth part of man...this trivial and vulgar way .of coition ; it is the foolishest act a wise man commits in all his life, nor is there any thkig that will more deject his...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...number of both sexes, may be also necessary. be whole world was made for man, but the twelfth part jof man for woman. Man is the whole world, and the breath...this trivial and vulgar way of coition ; it is the foolishest act wise man commits in all his life, nor is there any thing that will more deject his...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1807
...resolutions, who never marry twice." He calls woman " the rib, and crooked piece of man." He adds, " I could be content that we might procreate like trees,...without conjunction, or that there were any way to procreate the world without this trivial and vulgar way" He means the union of sexes, which he...
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Curiosities of literature. (Repr. of the 7th ed.).

Isaac Disraeli - 1824
...resolutions, who never marry twice." He calls woman " the rib and crooked piece of man." He adds, " I could be content that we might procreate like trees,...without conjunction, or that there were any way to procreate the world without this trivial and vulgar way." He means the union of sexes, which he declares...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne

1831
...polygamy, which, considering some times and the unequal number of both sexes, may be also necessary. The whole world was made for man, but the twelfth...this trivial and vulgar way of coition. It is the foolishest act a wise man commits in all his life, nor is there any thing that will more deject his...
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Religio Medici

Sir Thomas Browne - 1831 - 150 pages
...unequal number of both sexes, may be also necessary. The whole world was made for man, but the twelfih part of man for woman: man is the whole world, and...this trivial and vulgar way of coition : it is the foolishest act a wise man commits in all his life ; nor is there any thing that will more deject his...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1834
...resolutions, who never marry twice." He calls woman "the rib and crooked piece of man.'' He adds, " I could be content that we might procreate like trees,...without conjunction, or that there were any way to procreate the world without this trivial and vulgar way." He means the union of sexes, which he declares...
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