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1Journal of a Voyage, 1726 (Franklin Papers)
...the sailors stepped up aloft and let down a rope to us, which we with much struggling made...rope
...hanged himself on a Tree: But it seems the Rope broke in the Operation, and towards Morning he...
...a Barge or Flat, having for Security only a Rope about the Middle of each, which was held...
...hanged himself on the Stake of a Fence with a Rope he had been playing with in the Yard. He...
5Poor Richard, 1739 (Franklin Papers)
...Reason the Crabs will go sidelong, and the Rope-makers backward. The Belly will wag before,...
...thro’ the Fields backwards and forwards with Ropes between two Persons, and bending the Corn...
...about Mountains (for Ideas will string themselves like Ropes of Onions) when I was once riding...
...the river, and supported in the air by the rope commonly used to hold by, in drawing the ferry...
...known. Our Apricots and Peaches are sett Like ropes of Onions and the Face of plenty smiles...
...that could have conducted more freely than Tarred Ropes, or Masts of Turpintine Wood, I...