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roping

lassooing with a rope. See also lasso.
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Well," I says, "if it's in the regulations, and he's got to have it, all right, let him have it; because I don't wish to go back on no regulations; but there's one thing, Tom Sawyer -- if we go to tearing up our sheets to make Jim a rope ladder, we're going to get into trouble with Aunt Sally, just as sure as you're born.
I did not know of a man among the plains-drivers who had wit enough to rope even a dead elephant.
He reached up and put the end of rope, with the hook, over the head of the tester bed, where the curtains ought to hang.
Meanwhile, Grimaud, still mute as ever, drew from the pie the other poniard, the rope ladder and the gag.
In with her,” shouted Kirby, exerting himself in a manner that left nothing for those in his rear to do, but to gather up the slack of the rope which passed through his hands.
There's good and just reason for ivry rope aboard, or else 'twould be overboard.
We steered due West ; but as the trailing of the buoys materially impeded our progress, and we had the balloon abundantly at command, either for ascent or descent, we first threw out fifty pounds of ballast, and then wound up (by means of a windlass) so much of the rope as brought it quite clear of the sea.
When he gets home, he has the rope in his hand, and there is no longer anything hanging on to it.
One was the body of a huge, struggling, snarling apt being lowered over the side of the pit toward me, and the other was an aperture in the side of the shaft--an aperture larger than a man's body, into which my rope led.
He lost a long rope on this occasion, but he knew that had it been Sabor who had thus dragged him from his perch the outcome might have been very different, for he would have lost his life, doubtless, into the bargain.
He was so low that the end of his rope was trailing.
Satisfied, the ape-man ran nimbly up the vertical wall, aided by the rope which he clutched in both hands.