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When this chaining arrangement was complete, and the party stood as far apart from each other as possible, they formed a circle; and to make all things appear natural, Hop-Frog passed the residue of the chain in two diameters, at right angles, across the circle, after the fashion adopted, at the present day, by those who capture Chimpanzees, or other large apes, in Borneo.
They could hear Nana barking, and John whimpered, "It is because he is chaining her up in the yard," but Wendy was wiser.
My heart leaped when I discovered that which was chaining the attention of them all.