The females were not so large as the males; they had long lank hair on their heads, but none on their faces, nor any thing more than a sort of down on the rest of their bodies, except about the anus and pudenda
. The dugs hung between their fore feet, and often reached almost to the ground as they walked.
While Courbet was detailing female pudenda
in his The Origin of the World in the 1860s, Hunt was painting one of the more moving works in the San Francisco exhibition, The Birthday, a portrait of his wife in which he lavishes palpable adoration on individual strands of her hair and on details of her dress and shawl.
She reclines in the nude, legs akimbo and pudenda
proudly displayed, her rumpled flesh impervious to reification or containment.
What does it do: Historically the plant was used to combat the secondary and tertiary stages of syphilis, working on the basis that drastic measures were required for devastating diseases, and taking comfort from 'The Doctrine of Signatures' which held that the shape and appearance of plants indicated the disease they were intended to treat, in this case the floral parts representing the pudenda
. Therefore, many of the Elizabethan herbals specify tinctures and infusions made from the bulbs of the plants to treat the ulcerations, chancres and sore throats arising from the disease, and the chronic nerve dystrophy that follows.
It transgressed norms with obscene images of the black heart, the black pudenda
, black desire.
Gerdin, in his study that was conducted in Sweden between 1983 and 1986, reported that the use of the lumbar epidural was 16%, paracervical block was 12%, pethidine or morphine was 49%, and pudenda
block was 62% .
Adams (1983, 89) does not cite fores in this context but does state: "The external female pudenda
may be likened to a door, and the vagina to a path of passage."
He wasn't bad looking, doable, though anxious for her--and she too--to expose herself, her curves, her dance, straight to the pudenda
. She asked him few questions from her mouth while her eyes found cute things about his nervousness, his feigned happiness--a shortcut in his eyes that went through to the soulful retina where his cornerstone stood as fragile as glass.
Firstly, they are derived from the female pudenda
, cono [English cunt], arguably one of the strongest taboo words in the Spanish language.