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GENERAL PREFACE
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-1.1
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-1.2
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-1.3
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-1.4
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-1.5
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-1.6
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-2.1
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-2.2
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-2.3
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-2.4
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-2.5
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-3
THE EVOLUTION OF MODESTY-4
THE PHENOMENA OF SEXUAL PERIODICITY-1.1
THE PHENOMENA OF SEXUAL PERIODICITY-1.2
FOOTNOTES
THE PHENOMENA OF SEXUAL PERIODICITY-2.1
THE PHENOMENA OF SEXUAL PERIODICITY-2.2
THE PHENOMENA OF SEXUAL PERIODICITY-2.3
THE PHENOMENA OF SEXUAL PERIODICITY-3.1
THE PHENOMENA OF SEXUAL PERIODICITY-3.2
THE PHENOMENA OF SEXUAL PERIODICITY-3.3
THE PHENOMENA OF SEXUAL PERIODICITY-3.4
THE PHENOMENA OF SEXUAL PERIODICITY-3.5
FOOTNOTES
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-1.1
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-1.2
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-1.3
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-1.4
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-1.5
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-1.6
FOOTNOTES
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-2.1
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-2.2
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-2.3
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-2.4
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-3.1
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-3.2
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-3.3
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-3.4
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-3.5
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-3.6
AUTO-EROTISM: A STUDY OF THE SPONTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-3.7
FOOTNOTES
APPENDIX A-1.1
APPENDIX A-1.2
APPENDIX B-1.1
APPENDIX B-1.2
APPENDIX C-1.1
APPENDIX C-1.2
INDEX OF AUTHORS

 

 

FOOTNOTES: 

 

[75] Thaddeus L. Bolton, "Rhythm," _American Journal of Psychology_, 

January, 1894. 

 

[76] It is scarcely necessary to warn the reader that this statement does 

not prejudge the question of the inheritance of acquired characters, 

although it fits in with Semon's Mnemic theory. We can, however, very well 

suppose that the organism became adjusted to the rhythms of its 

environment by a series of congenital variations. Or it might be held, on 

the basis of Weismann's doctrine, that the germ-plasm has been directly 

modified by the environment. 

 

[77] Thus, the Papuans, in some districts, believe that the first 

menstruation is due to an actual connection, during sleep, with the moon 

in the shape of a man, the girl dreaming that a real man is embracing her. 

(_Reports Cambridge Expedition to Torres Straits_, vol. v, p. 206.) 

 

[78] Darwin, _Descent of Man_, p. 164. 

 

[79] While in the majority of women the menstrual cycle is regular for the 

individual, and corresponds to the lunar month of 28 days, it must be 

added that in a considerable minority it is rather longer, or, more 

usually, shorter than this, and in many individuals is not constant. 

Osterloh found a regular type of menstruation in 68 per cent, healthy 

women, four weeks being the most usual length of the cycle; in 21 per 

cent, the cycle was always irregular. See Naecke, "Die Menstruation und ihr 

Einfluss bei chronischen Psychosen," _Archiv fuer Psychiatrie_, 1896, Bd, 

28, Heft 1. 

 

[80] Among the Duala and allied negro peoples of Bantu stock dances of 

markedly erotic character take place at full moon. Gason describes the 

dances and sexual festivals of the South Australian blacks, generally 

followed by promiscuous intercourse, as taking place at full moon. 

(_Journal of the Anthropological Institute_, November, 1894, p. 174.) In 

all parts of the world, indeed, including Christendom, festivals are 

frequently regulated by the phases of the moon. 

 

[81] It has often been held that the course of insanity is influenced by 

the moon. Of comparatively recent years, this thesis has been maintained 

by Koster (_Ueber die Gesetze des periodischen Irreseins und verwandter 

Nervenzustaende_, Bonn, 1882), who argues in detail that periodic insanity 

tends to fall into periods of seven days or multiples of seven. 

 

[82] Ed. Hahn, _Demeter und Baubo_, p. 23. 

 

[83] E. Seler, _Zeitschrift fuer Ethnologie_, 1907, Heft I, p. 39. And as 

regards the primitive importance of the moon, see also Frazer, _Adonis, 

Attis, Osiris_, Ch. VIII. 

 

[84] Jastrow, _Religion of Babylonia_, 1898, pp. 68, 75-79, 461. 

 

[85] Even in England, Barnes has known women of feeble sexual constitution 

who menstruated only in summer (R. Barnes, _Diseases of Women_, 1878, p. 

192). 

 

[86] A.B. Holder, "Gynecic Notes among American Indians," _American 

Journal of Obstetrics_, No. 6, 1892. 

 

[87] In the male, the phenomenon is termed rut, and is most familiar in 

the stag. I quote from Marshall and Jolly some remarks on the infrequency 

of rut: "'The male wild Cat,' Mr. Cocks informs us, (like the stag), 'has 

a rutting season, calls loudly, almost day and night, making far more 

noise than the female.' This information is of interest, inasmuch as the 

males of most carnivores, although they undoubtedly show signs of 

increased sexual activity at some times more than at others, are not known 

to have anything of the nature of a regularly recurrent rutting season. 

Nothing of the kind is known in the Dog, nor, so far as we are aware, in 


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