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" If she is to be married to a man who has discharged, dispatched, or lost a former wife, the shackles which the former wife wore, are put upon the new bride's limbs, and she is fed until they are filled up to the proper thickness. The food used for this... "
The Family Library (Harper). - Página 211
1842
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volumen74

1812
...marriage. A girl, after she is betrothed, is cooped up in a small room. Shackles of silver and gold are put upon her ankles and wrists, as a piece of dress. The food used for this cuitom, worthy of barbarians, is a seed called ¿rough ¡ which is of an extraordinary...
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An account of Tunis: of its government, manners, customs, and antiquities ...

Thomas MacGill - 1811 - 187 páginas
...marriage. A girl after she is betrothed, is cooped up in a small room. Shackles of silver and gold are put upon her ankles and wrists, as a piece of dress. If she is to be married to a man who has discharged, dispatched, or lost a former wife, the shackles which the former...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volumen7,Parte2

1811
...marriage. A girl after she is betrothed, is cooped up in a small room. Shackles of silver and gold are put upon her ankles and wrists, as a piece of dress. If she is to be married to a man who has discharged, dispatched, or lost a former wife, the , shackles which the former...
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Select Reviews, Volumen7

1812
...for marriage. A girl after she is betrothed, is cooped in a small room. Shackles of silver and gold are put upon her ankles and wrists, as a piece of dress. Jf she is to be married to a man who has discharged, despatched, or lost a former wife, the shackles...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volumen7

Enos Bronson - 1812
...lost a former wile, the shackles which the former wife Wore, are put upon the new bride's limbs ; ami she is fed Until they are filled up to the proper thickness. This is sometimes no easy matter ; particularly if the former wife was fat, and the presentshould be...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen15

1816
...has discharged, dispatched, or !<>st a former wife, the shackles which the former wife wore, are pnt upon the new bride's limbs, and she is fed until they...up to the proper thickness. The food used for this custom, worthy of barbarians, is a seed called druugh, which is of an extraordinary fattening quality,...
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The History of the War: From the Commencement of the French ..., Volumen3

Hewson Clarke - 1816
...she is betrothed, is cooped up in a small room. Shackles of silver and gold are put upon her ancles and wrists, as a piece of dress. If she is to be married to a man who has discharged, dispatched, or lost a former wife, the shackles which the former...
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History and Present Condition of the Barbary States: Comprehending a View of ...

Michael Russell - 1835 - 456 páginas
...marriage. A girl, after she is betrothed, is cooped up in a small room, when shackles of gold and silver are put upon her ankles and wrists as a piece of dress....are put upon the new bride's limbs ; and she is fed till they are filled up to the proper thickness. The food used for this purpose, worthy of barbarians,...
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The volume of the affections; or, Bridal offering

Thomas Harttree Cornish - 1836 - 510 páginas
...girl, after she is betrothed, is cooped up in a small room ; shackles of gold and silver are placed upon her ankles and wrists, as a piece of dress. — If she is to be married to a man who has discharged, despatched, or lost a former wife, the shackles which the former...
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Gleason's Monthly Companion, Volumen9

1880
...married to a man who has discharged, dispatched or lost a former wife, the shackles which the former wife wore are put upon the new bride's limbs, and she is fed till they are filled up to the proper thickness. The food used for this custom, worthy of barbarians,...
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