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There took place, in 1827, the last suttee permitted under public sanction.
I pondered and thought over and over again in my mind what could the word 'Suttee' mean.
THE HINDOOS AS THEY ARESHIB CHUNDER BOSE
Az'la, a suttee, the young widow of Ar'valan, son of Keha'ma.
His two most memorable acts are the abolition of suttee and the suppression of the Thugs.
To this day the most holy spots of Hindu pilgrimage are thickly dotted with little white pillars, each commemorating a suttee.
Then we drove about a mile away to the deep ravine called the Suttee Chowra Ght.
FORTY THOUSAND MILES OVER LAND AND WATERLADY (ETHEL GWENDOLINE [MOFFATT]) VINCENT
And Aunt Pen, contemplating the suttee of some one of us with great philosophy, lay down and closed her eyes again.
In India, we put down suttee; while, in Australia, we tolerate customs at least as barbarous.
GREATER BRITAINCHARLES WENTWORTH DILKE
The mourners then withdraw to a shaded spot beside a suttee structure, and silently watch the conflagration.
EAST OF SUEZFREDERIC COURTLAND PENFIELD
Suttee is the name given to the act of a woman immolating herself upon the funeral pile with the body of her deceased husband.
THE HISTORICAL CHILDOSCAR CHRISMAN

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