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PREFACE
TOUCH-1
TOUCH-2
TOUCH-3 (begin)
TOUCH-3 (end)
TOUCH-4 (begin)
TOUCH-4 (end)
SMELL-1
SMELL-2
SMELL-3.1
SMELL-3.2
SMELL-3.3
SMELL-3.4
SMELL-3.5
SMELL-4 (begin)
SMELL-4 (end)
SMELL-5
HEARING-1
HEARING-2
HEARING-3
VISION-1.1
VISION-1.2
VISION-1.3
VISION-2.1
VISION-2.2
VISION-2.3
VISION-2.4
VISION-3
VISION-4
VISION-5
APPENDIX A
APPENDIX B HISTORY-1
APPENDIX B HISTORY-2.1
APPENDIX B HISTORY-2.2
APPENDIX B HISTORY-2.3
APPENDIX B HISTORY-3.1
APPENDIX B HISTORY-3.2
INDEX OF AUTHORS

be experienced by individuals of both sexes, though it is perhaps 

specially marked in women. Jouin (quoted in Paris _Journal de 

Medecine_, April 23, 1893) found that of 20 women treated by 

massage, of whom he made inquiries, 14 declared that they 

experienced voluptuous sensations; 8 of these belonged to 

respectable families; the other 6 were women of the _demimonde_ 

and gave precise details; Jouin refers in this connection to the 

_aliptes_ of Rome. It is unnecessary to add that the 

gynaecological massage introduced in recent years by the Swedish 

teacher of gymnastics, Thure-Brandt, as involving prolonged 

rubbing and kneading of the pelvic regions, "_pression glissante 

du vagin_" etc. (_Massage Gynecologique_, by G. de Frumerie, 

1897), whatever its therapeutic value, cannot fail in a large 

proportion of cases to stimulate the sexual emotions. (Eulenburg 

remarks that for sexual anaesthesia in women the Thure-Brandt 

system of massage may "naturally" be recommended, _Sexuale 

Neuropathie_, p. 78.) I have been informed that in London and 

elsewhere massage establishments are sometimes visited by women 

who seek sexual gratification by massage of the genital regions 

by the _masseuse_. 

 

 

FOOTNOTES: 

 

[21] "_Dicens munditiam corporis atque vestitus animae esse 

immunditiam_"--St. Jerome, _Ad Eustochium Virginem_. 

 

[22] With regard to the physiological mechanism by which bathing produces 

its tonic and stimulating effects Woods Hutchinson has an interesting 

discussion (Chapter VII) in his _Studies in Human and Comparative 

Pathology_. 

 

[23] Thus among the young women admitted to the Chicago Normal School to 

be trained as teachers, Miss Lura Sanborn, the director of physical 

training, states (_Doctor's Magazine_, December, 1900) that a bath once a 

fortnight is found to be not unusual. 

 


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