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You pull the church bellropes just as stoutly as the rest of us, but change-ringing also requires concentration, my boy," Reverend Thompson said.
For example, the bell which announced the arrival of a ship on the Quayside remains on our roof, with the bellrope still running down the inside of the structure to the ground floor, and the building still has the brick cellars where samples of newly-arrived cargoes were proofed.
13), showing how it serves in such varied capacities as anchor cable, noose, bellrope, undertaker's hoist, harvest binding, and fishing net.