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Loosening this belt a little, as I tucked my toes tenaciously under the endmost bar, I undid and passed the two ends under one of the middle bars, fastening the clasp upon the other side.
But the fastenings have not been tampered with," said the Earl.
Mohegan threw the fastening of the youth’s boat from the canoe, and with one stroke of his paddle sent the light bark over the water like a meteor.
With these words, he took a thick stick from Barney's hands, who, having delivered another to Toby, busied himself in fastening on Oliver's cape.
He climbed out of the sledge and standing with his back to the wind began to shift his belt again, fastening it lower down in the waist and tightening it.
Kate's part in the pageant was humble enough, her duties being limited to holding articles of costume until Miss Knag was ready to try them on, and now and then tying a string, or fastening a hook- and-eye.
As soon as the snow had packed hard, I began to drive about the country in a clumsy sleigh that Otto Fuchs made for me by fastening a wooden goods-box on bobs.
After a keen sail before the wind, this fourth boat --the swiftest keeled of all --seemed to have succeeded in fastening --at least, as well as the man at the mast-head could tell anything about it.
One morning, as Jerry had just put me into the shafts and was fastening the traces, a gentleman walked into the yard.
The man whom Athos had come so far to seek, and whom he had found with so much trouble, introduced him into his laboratory, where he was engaged in fastening together with iron wire the dry bones of a skeleton.
Unwinding this, he approached the Saw-Horse and tied the cord around its neck, afterward fastening the other end to a large tree.
By fastening a little note to the wing of one of these pigeons, one might have a chance to send a message there.