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27 A woman's impurity

                    It would be a misinterpretation to read in these lines the expression of
                    an ultimate disenchantment, of a disillusion in the "moral."
                    Nor should we conceive too high an opinion of dexterity
                    or leprosy of persons, houses, and textiles or skins
                    incapable of use as hands, and
                    hands were a prerequisite for further progress.

                    The phrase itself, however, is ambiguous. Since
                    they also use their hands for manipulating


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