circumambulate

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walk around something

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The significance of the Thotlakonda chaityas which do not contain the circumambulatory path customarily delineated by columns arranged in a horseshoe is considered on p.
He is up to his old circumambulatory tricks again in Walking Zero , to high praise from deskbound reviewers.
Mary Weld, one of his typists, said that "typing for him was exactly like accompanying a singer on the piano" But Miss Bosanquet, who became his regular typist in 1905, added: "the nervous tension of the situation when he is `agonizing' for a word is appalling" James would apologize to friends for sending them letters on this "cold machinery" for what he called "Remingtonese" though when away he claimed to yearn to return to the "the dear old Remington tick To what extent composing by dictation helped form his later, more circumambulatory style cannot be known, but it was probably not inconsiderable.
The camera circles around them, coming in closer for a more intimate view, then pulling back to a more detached distance, while always maintaining a constant and therefore mechanistic circumambulatory pace, as if some purely scientific interest in these outlandish and comical creatures, these humans, were mixed with a more prurient fascination.
Nevertheless, the thoughtful disposition and sequencing of works of visual art can be every bit as articulate as the ordering of words and should be every bit as open to recomposition by circumambulatory spectators.