- the progenitor and lawgiver of the human race.
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Examples from the Web for manu
Clare, Manu, and I were held incommunicado for 44 days, except for one phone call to our families.
We—Anton, Clare Gillis, Manu Brabo, and I—were all running from two trucks full of soldiers firing wildly at us.
The other two are Spanish photographer Manu Brabo and Anton Hammerl, a South African photographer.Four Journalists Held in Libya
April 8, 2011
Manu holds that the last of these, the slave-wife, is the best wife.The Truth About Woman
C. Gasquoine Hartley
The most famous and the longest, is the laws of Manu, a mythical progenitor of mankind.
The law of Manu hinges on the superiority of the Brahman over the other castes.
The "Law of Manu" can lose its authority where it is favorable to women!Folkways</p>
William Graham Sumner
From internal evidence, it is doubtless much subsequent to Manu.Hindu Law and Judicature