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He switched out his long, tight-rolled turban-cloth and, with swiftest hands, rolled it over and under about his loins into the intricate devices of a Saddhu's cincture.
Among its ruins, the palace's cinctures and vaults can be identified and it is estimated that it used to cover an area larger than is seen today.
by the stone cinctures of medieval or baroque fortifications, which