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similar conditions ^(i.179.), and the effect of
this treatment is shown on p.1. col 3 When
b d, having been pulled straight is used
as a means of pulling a bight of a
through the half-resolved knot, an
ordinary overhand running knot is
formed round b d. Therefore it is clear
that b should not be strained from d.
The effect of straining a from c is
to tighten the full loop round b & d,
and is therefore without risk.*
Taking the form of weaver on p.1.col 1.
fig 1, the effect of straining a from b
with a loose knot is ^ may be to pull bd in
a straight line as indicated in col 3.
of the same page.
The effect of pulling a from d is ^may be
The effect of pulling c from d may
be similar.
But in point of fact these effects
do not generally follow, as the knot

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