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CONTENT S.

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INTRODUCTION to the Essay
General Division of the Subject
Definition of the terms Adultery and Divorce

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SECTION I.

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Regulations of the MOSAIC LAW, and the Customs

of the Ancient Hebrews
State of that people, antecedent to the Law, in the

Patriarchal Ages

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Mosaic Law.

1. In reference to Adultery :
Distinction between the Moral and the Judicial Law
The Prohibition of the Crime in the Decalogue
Definition and Derivation of the Term in the Original
Penalties attaching on this Crime
Modes of Punishment in use among the Jews
The Test of Adultery in the Waters of Jealousy
Particulars of this Test
The Punishment in later times
Alterations introduced by the Glosses of the Rabbies

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17 21 ib.

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