Winding the reins around the saddle horn, he shook out his rope and tied it to the bridle.
I forgot my rope in the barn and had to come back yesterday.
It's so much more effective than rope, or wire, or chains.
"Fine," she said, at the end of her rope with him.
He had no idea of the depth of the gorge or the length of the rope, but he prayed it was sufficient.
Hold the rope in both hands.
He thought she'd walk away, but instead, she cautiously lifted the rope, turned further away from the precipice and took baby steps backwards toward him.
He tried to block that day from his mind as he played out the coiled rope from over his shoulder and moved backwards down the slope.
A rope was tied around a rock nearby.
She leaned over to grab the thick rope and yanked it up, pulling it up hand over hand.
When Deidre was close enough, Gabriel stretched out and gripped the rope looped under her shoulders.
Gabriel untied the knot from the rope.
He tossed fish tied together on a rope into the center of the cave, ignoring her inspection.
She tossed the fish back to the ocean and coiled the rope, hiding it beneath several small rocks in the back of the cave.
He walked out again, and she tossed the fish and hid the rope, straightening just as he reappeared.
She needed more rope to reach the top of the cliff, yet being dinner for any creature wasn't the way she'd like to go.
That's when you jump off a mountain with a rope tied around your waist, and hope it's long enough.
There was an empty sack which had contained the climbing rope but it was empty and Dean put it aside.
She cut the rope, then high-tailed it back to the bridge.
His gloves, adequate for snow shoveling, were poor equipment to safely grasp a rope that supported his full weight.
Then he tied a rope around his waist and said to his friends, Take hold of the other end, boys.
Putnam gave the rope a quick jerk and his friends pulled him out in great haste.
When his friends heard the gun they pulled the rope quickly and drew him out.
After a while, however, he gave the rope a quick jerk.
The riders and clowns and rope-walkers were all glad to let the little blind girl feel their costumes and follow their motions whenever it was possible, and she kissed them all, to show her gratitude.
Others have gone down from the village with a "fifty-six" and a wagon load of inch rope, but yet have failed to find any bottom; for while the "fifty-six" was resting by the way, they were paying out the rope in the vain attempt to fathom their truly immeasurable capacity for marvellousness.
Pierre, girt with a rope round his waist and wearing shoes Karataev had made for him from some leather a French soldier had torn off a tea chest and brought to have his boots mended with, went up to the sick man and squatted down beside him.