own rules, on p. 28, No. 2, the marriage of a man with his deceased wife's sister, can be proved to be unlawful. The rule laid down by us for interpreting this law of marriage, in Levit. 18, (p. 181,) that the Lawgiver speaks in it to women, as well as to men, we deem perfectly just, and not to be disproved. Now, as a man can, according to Omicron's direction, say, "I may not cohabit with that with which my own blood-kin of the four nearest degrees has cohabited;" among which degrees is a brother; or, in other words, I may not marry his wife: so a woman can say, "I may not cohabit with that with which my blood-kin of the four nearest degrees has cohabited;" among which degrees is a sister: or, in other words, I may not marry her husband.
If, then, it be unlawful for a woman to cohabit with, or marry her sister's husband, it must be unlawful for that man to marry his deceased wife's sister.
One remark more, and we have done with his objections. Speaking of a man who has married a second time, Omicron says, (p. 28,) "The former prohibitions as to blood and blood-affinity,"