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195
over the bottom of the loop or eye
(fig 2.) Holding the woolder by its
long end revolve it round in the
direction of the arrows until the
rope is sufficiently tightened. Then
b may be partially unwound if
desired. Tie the end of the woolder
to the rope at d (fig 1) or any
other convenient place.
Care must be exercised not to
let the woolder go until it is
quite secure, and equal care in
unloosing it, or it may spring
round and inflict a blow almost
equal to the sum of the force ex-
pended in winding it round.
If there is no free end at a ^(fig 1)
take a bight there and proceed just as
if the bight were a loop. shown in fig 3.
In the figures the loop has been
exaggerated for the sake of clearness

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