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107
Longs Exped. loc. cit. p 224. infr.
[? W n ] t married squaw, perceives th
t catamenia does n recur at t ex-
pected period, she attaches a small
leathern string to her girdle, & ties a
knot in it, to note t incipient
state o pregnancy, & another knot
s added, at t termination o each
successive moon, as a register o its
progress."
Asiatick Researches. iv. p 64.
(of t Inhabitants o t hills near
Rajamahal.) re t worship
of Goomo Gosaih "To mark
t x for t festival, a string
with a number of knots, equal
to t no. o days th will intervene,
s sent to each; fr t se strings to
avert mistakes, one knot s daily
cut."

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