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Why, Tom Sawyer, how you talk," I says; "Jim ain't got no use for a rope ladder.
Kala Nag will obey none but me, so I must go with him into the Keddah, but he is only a fighting elephant, and he does not help to rope them.
Tod put down the pail beside the bed, took up the end of rope with the hook--hesitated, and looked at Tommy Brock.
On coming within sight of it the cousin, Sancho, and Don Quixote dismounted, and the first two immediately tied the latter very firmly with the ropes, and as they were girding and swathing him Sancho said to him, "Mind what you are about, master mine; don't go burying yourself alive, or putting yourself where you'll be like a bottle put to cool in a well; it's no affair or business of your worship's to become the explorer of this, which must be worse than a Moorish dungeon.
Recoiling his rope, he cut a few generous strips from his kill and took to the trees again, where he ate in peace.
At a few minutes to seven," returned the duke (suiting the action to the words), "I raise the crust of the pie; I find in it two poniards, a ladder of rope, and a gag.
In place of the falling net were now to be heard the quick strokes of the oars, and the noise of the rope running out of the boat.
He emphasised the difference between fore and aft generally by rubbing Harvey's nose along a few feet of the boom, and the lead of each rope was fixed in Harvey's mind by the end of the rope itself.
It is merely a very long rope which is suffered to trail from the car, and the effect of which is to prevent the balloon from changing its level in any material degree.
That was ill done, Hans, you should have put a rope round the goat's neck.
Then I made another discovery--there was a second message knotted in the rope at about the height of my head.
For several months the tribe hovered near the beach where stood Tarzan's cabin, and his studies took up the greater portion of his time, but always when journeying through the forest he kept his rope in readiness, and many were the smaller animals that fell into the snare of the quick thrown noose.
From it depended the trail rope and grapnel, and over the sides of the car were a number of canvas bags that Bert decided must be ballast to "chuck down" if the balloon fell.
At his side hung a long, rawhide rope--a natural and more dependable evolution from the grass rope of his childhood.
A quick movement of Tarzan's rope hand tightened the coil and when Numa slipped backward to the ground only his hind feet touched, for the ape-man held him swinging by the neck.