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1  Thus almost all our women were drawn in quarters by four men.
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2  And at the end of a few days they resolved also to devour the women.
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3  The two wanderers heard some little cries which seemed to be uttered by women.
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4  The northern nations have not that heat in their blood, nor that raging lust for women, so common in Africa.
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5  At length I saw all our Italian women, and my mother herself, torn, mangled, massacred, by the monsters who disputed over them.
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6  The surgeon was one of the ugliest of men, and I the most wretched of women, to be continually beaten for a man I did not love.
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7  My mother was still very handsome; our maids of honour, and even our waiting women, had more charms than are to be found in all Africa.
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8  The conversation was long: it turned chiefly on their form of government, their manners, their women, their public entertainments, and the arts.
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9  In three months time, having lost all his money, and being grown tired of my company, he sold me to a Jew, named Don Issachar, who traded to Holland and Portugal, and had a strong passion for women.
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10  I was soon supplanted by a rival, turned out of doors quite destitute, and obliged to continue this abominable trade, which appears so pleasant to you men, while to us women it is the utmost abyss of misery.
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11  '"'I was born at Naples,' said he, 'there they geld two or three thousand children every year; some die of the operation, others acquire a voice more beautiful than that of women, and others are raised to offices of state.'
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12  The roads were covered, or rather adorned, with carriages of a glittering form and substance, in which were men and women of surprising beauty, drawn by large red sheep which surpassed in fleetness the finest coursers of Andalusia, Tetuan, and Mequinez.
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