The Ordinances of Menu, by Sir William Jones

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The Ordinances of Menu, by Sir William Jones

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Institutes of Hindu Law: Or, The Ordinances of Menu, According to the Gloss of Culluca. Comprising the Indian System of Duties, Religious and Civil
Verbally translated from the original Sanscrit, With a Preface, by Sir William Jones
1796

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6 With unanointed eyes and limbs, wearing no gem or ring of gold.
No priest, no Brāhman's son is he: these things are ordered in the rules.
7 With well-anointed limbs and eyes, wearing fair gem and golden ring,
Good priest is he, the Brāhman's son; these things are ordered in the rules.
8 Pools with no place for drinking, and the wealthy man who giveth naught,
The pretty girl you may not touch, these things are ordered in the rules.
9 Pools with good drinking places, and the wealthy man who freely gives,
The pretty girl who may be touched, these things are ordered in the rules.
10 The favourite wife neglected, and the man who safely shuns the fight,
A sluggish horse whom none may guide, these things are ordered in the rules.
11 The favourite wife most dearly loved, the man who safely goes to war,
The fleet steed who obeys the rein, these things are ordered in the rules.


-- The Hymns of the Atharvaveda, translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith

Contents: [PDF HERE]

• The Preface.
• The Laws of Menu, Son of Brahma.
• Chapter the First. On the Creation; With a Summary of the Contents.
• Chapter the Second. On Education; or on the Sacerdotal Class, and The First Order.
• Chapter the Third. On Marriage; or on the Second Order.
• Chapter the Fourth. On Economicks; and Private Morals.
• Chapter the Fifth. On Diet, Purification, and Women.
• Chapter the Sixth. On Devotion; or on the Third and Fourth Orders.
• Chapter the Seventh. On Government, and Publick Law; or on the Military Class.
• Chapter the Eighth. On Judicature; and on Law, Private and Criminal.
• Chapter the Ninth. On the same; and on the Commercial and Servile Classes.
• Chapter the Tenth. On the mixed Classes; and on Times of Distress.
• Chapter the Eleventh. On Penance and Expiation.
• Chapter the Twelfth. On Transmigration and Final Beatitude.
• General Note.
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