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however, several pieces of thread,
ad & other stuff that were not
strong enough for fastening.
4. When we have cinched our
saddle we fasten it occasionally
with the Spanish hitch, but more
after three or
four lashings through the rings of
5. Several true knots were tied
by the birds, though often, after
tying a perfectly secure knot, the
birds would either tie an additional
half hitch or weave the free end into
the strands of the supporting cord, as
if they were not sure of their work-
manship. - Here are some of the
knots that I found after careful
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