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