On the western side these pillars are four slender columns, linked by snake-like ligatures.
"New Italian sketches" by John Addington Symonds
Ligatures are either very tight or of middling tightness.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
The last trick, be it recollected, consists in the ligature being cut and Miss Fay's coming free to the front.
"Mystic London:" by Charles Maurice Davies
If there are several tumors protruding, apply ligatures to two of the largest, when these are removed, the others will disappear.
"An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art" by B. L. Hill
Now, these bones and their attendant ligatures are wonderfully and wisely contrived.
"Our Bird Comrades" by Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
Put ligatures on his arms.
"Uncanny Tales" by Various
The ligature silk, undyed, as used by surgeons, is perhaps the strongest material, and can be had in various thicknesses.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
The agony can be deadened with an opiate, and the ruptured arteries ligatured.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
The slowness and method of this absorption renders the use of a ligature useless and unsafe.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
Ligatures were applied to prevent bleeding.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
He could feel their ligatures reaching like roots to his soul.
"The Trimming of Goosie" by James Hopper
A ligature is a piece of thread or string tied around the vessel.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
To what purpose would he proceed to apply the ligature?
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
This is easily done, and it is seldom that a vessel requiring ligature is divided.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
All symptoms increased rapidly after writer cut ligatures.
"On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote" by A. Mueller
A ligature has been applied to make the veins swell.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
As the last ligature gave way, he sprang up, his hideous countenance expressing rage, horror, and alarm.
"The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 1 of 6" by Eugène Sue
First, a tight ligature is applied above the wound so as to stop the flow of blood and lymph from that region.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
Neither a natural ligature nor a spiritual one holds the union together, and it is not a natural, not a spiritual league.
"The Ego and His Own" by Max Stirner
A bad "ligature" might give way and make the actor ridiculous by the sudden shedding of his beard.
"A Gentleman Player" by Robert Neilson Stephens