Meantime, the crew driven from the forward part of the ship by the perilous seas that burstingly broke over its bows, stood in a line along the bulwarks in the waist; and the better to guard against the leaping waves, each man had slipped himself into a sort of bowline
secured to the rail, in which he swung as in a loosened belt.
Amid renewed growling and another futile attempt to free himself, Numa was finally forced to submit to the further indignity of having a rope secured about his neck; but this time it was no noose that might tighten and strangle him; but a bowline
knot, which does not tighten or slip under strain.
But Jerry was to know Harley Kennan, and quickly, for it was Harley Kennan, a bowline
around his body under his arm-pits, lowered by a couple of seamen down the generous freeboard of the Ariel, who gathered in by the nape of the neck the smooth-coated Irish terrier that, treading water perpendicularly, had no eyes for him so eagerly did he gaze at the line of faces along the rail in quest of the one face.
From the boat-deck, with a bowline
under Kwaque's arms and a turn of the rope around a pin, Dag Daughtry had lowered his leprous servitor into the waiting launch.
Wolf Larsen rove a bowline
in a piece of rope and slipped it under his shoulders.
Here, firemen Cyril Beever, Walter Kaye and Ronald Cartwright practise tying a bowline
Limbsaver -- The Limbsaver bowline
has been expanded to four models.
Besides, his back is a skyscraper of bowline
knots, from the gluteus medius all the way up to the sternomastoid.
For example, if the result desired (objective) at the end of training is that participants should be able to tie a bowline
knot in one minute, the natural question is "Why do they need to be able to do that?
Then somebody shone a torch over and we spotted him in the water, he was clinging to the bowline
of a boat - he was close to the pontoon.
Within a year, seemingly every bowline
had at least one super fast low-braced speed bow.
1988) conducted similar studies at Bowline
Point and Danskammer Point Generating Stations, also located on the Hudson River.