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Henry Bushby Transcription Pages

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[Left to right diagonal: I am not sure of this.<br><u>Burney</u> might mean<br>simply ordinary graff-<br>ing by his description<br>of cross pointing on<br>p50, though is that<br>of the Grecian Splice<br>he uses the phrase<br>as <u>here - </u>]<br>* Cross-pointing, ^<i>a rope</i> (<u>Burney</u> 50) is covering ^<i>it</i> <s>a<br>rope</s> with several strands &c (e.g. of white<br>line) just as the core of a lash is covered<br>with leather strips.  When the end of the<br>rope is reached the strands are unlaid, twisted<br>into nettles & pointed.
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[Left to right diagonal: I am not sure of this.<br><u>Burney</u> might mean<br>simply ordinary graff-<br>ing by his description<br>of cross pointing on<br>p50, though in that<br>of the Grecian Splice<br>he uses the phrase<br>as <u>here - </u>]<br>* Cross-pointing, ^<i>a rope</i> (<u>Burney</u> 50) is covering ^<i>it</i> <s>a<br>rope</s> with several strands &c (e.g. of white<br>line) just as the core of a lash is covered<br>with leather strips.  When the end of the<br>rope is reached the strands are unlaid, twisted<br>into nettles & pointed.

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[Left to right diagonal: I am not sure of this.
Burney might mean
simply ordinary graff-
ing by his description
of cross pointing on
p50, though in that
of the Grecian Splice
he uses the phrase
as here - ]
* Cross-pointing, ^a rope (Burney 50) is covering ^it a
rope
with several strands &c (e.g. of white
line) just as the core of a lash is covered
with leather strips. When the end of the
rope is reached the strands are unlaid, twisted
into nettles & pointed.