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" ... the women who declare their refolutions of burning, from carrying them into execution. Even the Brahmins do not encourage this practice. THE caufes which infpire Hindoo women with this defperate refolution, are, I imagine, the following : IN the firft... "
Travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa, Describing Characters, Customs, Manners ... - Page 336
by William Macintosh - 1782
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 25

History - 1800
...their friends and relations conftantly endeavour to' ditfuade the women who declare their rcfolutions of burning, from carrying them into execution. Even the Brahmins do not encou- • rage this practice. The caufes which infpire Hindoo women with this defperate reiblution,...
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Annual Register, Volume 25

History - 1800
...wife, but efpecially of the wife's, yet their friends and relations conftantly endeavour to diíRmde the women who declare their refolutions of burning,...Even the Brahmins do not encourage this practice. The cailles which infpire Hindoo women with this defperate refolution, are, I imagine, the following :...
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Selections from Calcutta Gazettes of the Years 1784 [-1823 Inclusive ...

1869
...in which is concealed amidst the riei', a boiled fowl, or part of u kid, or of u hunb. resolutions of burning, from carrying them into execution. Even the Brahmins do not encourage this practice. The causes which inspire Hindoo women with this desperate resolution, are, I imagine, the following : —...
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Annual Register, Volume 25

Edmund Burke - History - 1783
...ambition, be deemed an aggrandizement of the family and relations of both hufband and wife, but efpecially of the wife's, yet their friends and relations conftantly...encourage this practice. The caufes which infpire Hin«', doo women with this defperate refolution, are, I imagine, the following ; In the firft place;...
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