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Beyond the pit stood the little wedge of people with the white flag at its apex, arrested by these phenomena, a little knot of small vertical black shapes upon the black ground.
Then madame, with her teeth set, tied a very terrible knot indeed.
And as Madame Defarge moved on from group to group, all three went quicker and fiercer among every little knot of women that she had spoken with, and left behind.
Then she turned out the contents of the bowl of money for the second time, and began knotting them up in her handkerchief, in a chain of separate knots, for safe keeping through the night.
Except a spider, which came out of a crack in the ceiling and examined the knots critically, from a safe distance.
It was a judge of knots because it had a habit of tying up unfortunate blue-bottles.
"But I am persuaded that the knots would have proved indigestible, whatever you may urge to the contrary."
She was going at the speed of thirteen knots and a half.
Manipulation of the ileum with the intention of untying the knot may be enough, provided that all the segments are viable, but is not recommended for the fear of the perforation of the bowel.
Take the outside thread farthest to your right; pass it over and behind the thread next to it; push the end through the resulting hole; and pull tight to form a single knot. 7.
Take the outside thread furthest to your right; pass it over and behind the thread next to it; push the end through the resulting hole; and pull tight to form a single knot. 7.
Outside of the Delaware Bay area, the birds feed mainly on small clams and mussels; in 1995 scientists studying red knots discovered that roughly one-third of the eastern red knot population makes a stopover in the barrier islands off the Virginia coast.