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When the thighs were burned and they had tasted the inward meats, they cut the rest of the meat up small, put the pieces on the spits and toasted them over the fire.
When the outer meats were done they drew them off the spits and sat down to dinner where they were waited upon by some worthy henchmen, who kept pouring them out their wine in cups of gold.
Instead, Sagar opined, they must be made to clean the spit, which will serve as a punitive measure and help change their thinking.
The spit was Y-shaped, so it had a junction after a few metres that extended into two different directions -- both ends of the spits have benches for visitors to enjoy the refreshing view.
The spit kits feature swabs, gloves and hermetically-sealed bags.
The ban is being proposed by politicians who say many public buildings and public property have been damaged by the spit.
The spit kits feature swabs, gloves and specially sealed bags allowing staff to take saliva samples and send them off for forensic analysis.