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b beating the splice discreetly with a mallet
if the strands are refractory.
* or (3) thin the ends & taper them, laying
the tapered ends themselves along the
grooves for worming ^afterwards sewing which was the regulation
method in the Royal Navy at the end of
the 18th century. (Steel.) But in any case
before sewing let the splice be thoroughly stretched
& make sure that it is quite dry. At no time
ought a splice to be allowed to get wet or damp.

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