loin cloth


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loin cloth

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Beneath this they wore only a loin cloth of the same material, while their feet were shod with thick hide of some mammoth creature of this inner world.
The men wore loin cloths of the hide of some shaggy beast, long ends of which depended before and behind nearly to the ground.
And so it was that as Tarzan, stripped to the loin cloth and armed after the primitive fashion he best loved, led his loyal Waziri toward the dead city of Opar, Werper, the renegade, haunted his trail through the long, hot days, and camped close behind him by night.
The thin, bent body was naked but for a loin cloth. Tears were rolling down the sunken pock-marked cheeks.
When Captain Hansen lighted the fuse and hooked the fish hook into the tail end of a native's loin cloth, that native was smitten with so an ardent a desire for the shore that he forgot to shed the loin cloth.
Before him he saw the figure of a young man, naked except for a loin cloth and a few barbaric ornaments about arms and legs; on the breast a priceless diamond locket gleaming against a smooth brown skin.
The two before him saw that he was naked beneath the coat which he threw upon the floor and then he slipped quickly from the trousers and stood there clothed only in his loin cloth. The girl had recognized him by this time, too.
From the bodies of the dead Dyaks Bulan and his three companions, Number Three, Number Ten, and Number Twelve, took enough loin cloths, caps, war-coats, shields and weapons to fit them out completely, after discarding the ragged remnants of their cotton pajamas, and now, even more terrible in appearance than before, the rapidly vanishing company of soulless monsters continued their aimless wandering down the river's brim.
Meanwhile, Jac appeared gorgeously bare-chested and with voice to match but, unfortunately for Joseph aficionados, with no loin cloth.
With non-violence, he made the fierce Winston Churchill tremble as he disembarked in England wearing nothing but a homespun loin cloth.
Stuart Martin admits he was terrified when he realised he was going to be walking around in a loin cloth in front of millions of viewers as he was so out of shape.
"His clothes were torn in assembly elections and BMC elections and only a loin cloth was left, which was also snatched by Uddhav ji."