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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: ... of pleasure out of their labors unless the ones they reform resist and suffer, and show a proper sense of their degradation. I bet, a lot of reformers would quit tomorrow if they knew their work wasn't going to bother people any." In the painting by Gamier, entitled "Borgia S'Amuse," (Borgia amusing himself) is shown a form of entertainment once almost universal--dancing by naked girls. Browning, the popular poet, appreciated the luxury of having naked girls about, as is apparent from this quotation from one of his poems: ' You found he ate his supper in a room Blazing with lights; four Titians on the wall, And twenty naked girls to change his plate." Fijj. 109.--The customary attire of a Salome or Couehee-Coucheo dancer on the modern stage. In most countries, before Christianity had introduced its ignoble conceptions in regard to nudity of body, the dance was executed by naked girls. This was the case in Greece and Rome. Caracalla was fond of giving lavish entertainments on the Island of Capri, at which the dancers were beautiful Spanish dancing girls; to show his utter disregard for expense, he had these slaves thrown over the cliffs into the sea after the applause that greeted their dance ceased. More economical-minded entertain LAM-rT.«, SAN Fr;/.;--. "m SEX AND SEX WORSHIP w w 269 ers put their slaves up at auction, and realized handsome profits from the excitement produced by their dancing. In Persia, Turkey, Egypt, India, Burmah, and other Oriental countries dancing girls are either naked or only very lightly clad. The warm-blooded inhabitants of Southern Europe are fond of dancing, and the Spanish dances are recognized as most beautiful to this day. In rural Spain there is a popular dance, during which the performers t...
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