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FEMALEFormerly Employed Mother At the Leading Edge (now Mothers & More)
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No Female shall walk in any public place without continually keeping up her Peace-cry, under penalty of death.
With the female the matter was more difficult, but Raja helped us out by growling savagely at her whenever she bared her fangs against us.
He does not allow the most vigorous males to struggle for the females. He does not rigidly destroy all inferior animals, but protects during each varying season, as far as lies in his power, all his productions.
They generally are of two sorts; those composed almost entirely of females, and those mustering none but young vigorous males, or bulls, as they are familiarly designated.
"But, besides real diseases, we are subject to many that are only imaginary, for which the physicians have invented imaginary cures; these have their several names, and so have the drugs that are proper for them; and with these our female YAHOOS are always infested.
The Gauchos unanimously affirm that several females lay in one nest.
The females were less numerous than the males, and liable to much furtive persecution in spite of the monogamy the Law enjoined.
Do not consider me now as an elegant female, intending to plague you, but as a rational creature, speaking the truth from her heart."
"Not with my tongue: but with my eyes, a thousand times--and with all that unspeakable language that female invention can supply:--I go where he goes-- if I see him in the street behind me, I move slowly and with dignity; still he passes me--if before me, I am in a hurry--but{"}--
'I really never saw a man so cross,' said the buxom female.
Tublat, Kala's husband, was sorely vexed, and but for the female's careful watching would have put the child out of the way.
Lastly, the investigations were to end in discovering whether there was any female relative, or any woman exercising domestic authority in the house, who was known to have an influence over either father or son.