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pp46-7) which may be termed "Inside Bow-
lines", the standing part being inside the
other part of the bull loop, are illustrated
in the following figures. Changes analogous
to those shown in the case of any one
of them may be produced in the cases of
the other three of the same class of four.
In converting^changing true bowlines into half
hitches the free end must be assumed
to hang on one side or the other of
the bight, and a dotted lines have been
placed to show which side it ought
to hang.
The lettering has been kept consistent
with that of the corresponding Weavers
on p.1.
<^> To hoist a disabled man, put one of his
legs through the bight & lash him under
the armpits to the standing part. ^H. (But a
bowline on the bight p49 - is better.)
To moor to a ring with a rising tide, tie
a bowline at a close to
the boat. H. (Many other knots
would do.

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