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" Hut when she has had intercourse and has absolved herself from her obligation to the goddess, she returns home ; and after that time, however great a sum you may give her, you will not gain possession of her. "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ... - Page 87
by Herodotus - 1892 - 613 pages
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The nine books of the History of Herodotus tr. from the text by T ..., Volume 1

Herodotus - 1837
...no one293. After surrendering her person, the goddess being satisfied, she returns home ; and from that time, however great a sum you may give her, you will not obtain her favours. Such girls as are endowed with beauty and grace soon return home ; others, that...
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Herodotus, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...such silver is accounted sacred. The woman follows the first man that throws, and refuses no one. But when she has had intercourse and has absolved herself...beauty and symmetry^ of shape are soon set free; but tlie_dejorm_ed^ are delained_a_iong time, Tronx innbility_^^atjsiy ffttt law, for some wait for a srja^^ny_thj'pe..or.f...
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The Musculine Cross and Ancient Sex Worship

Sha Rocco - 1994 - 65 pages
...none. When she has had intercourse, and has absolved herself from her goddess, . she returns home. Those that are endowed with beauty and symmetry of...detained a long time from inability to satisfy the law ; some wait for the space of three or four years." A similar custom exists in some parts of Cyprus....
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