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(2) The following is the method de-
scribed in other books (W. R. 386.i.B.) as
the most expeditious for string &c. and
is is ^[??] the one actually adopted by fishermen
for joining fresh twine in netting : -
Lay the two ^free ends ^c & d across the ball
of the left forefinger, thus : -

The left thumb is now pressed against
the place where the parts cross : -

The end part a ^ (which is slack, but not a free end,) is then taken round to the
left over the thumb, up behind c , across
to the right in front of d , and under
the tip of the thumb to its old position,

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