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the cords used to suspend a hammock

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The Clew, meanwhile, sauntered among the busy haunts of men, arm in arm with an Ingenious Theory.
If you do by any chance succeed in laying your hand on the clew, remember this--
Before following the clew, he communicated his success to his companions; and while the latter were consulting on the circumstance, the youth reappeared, leading the two fillies, with their saddles broken, and the housings soiled, as though they had been permitted to run at will for several days.
As soon as he had got the clew he not only understood but corrected her error.
Firstly Hampson punted direct into touch from outside his 22, then Umaga's pass was intercepted by opposite number Brophy Clews.
Forward dominance was being allied by accurate half-back play to keep Wasps under pressure as Clews meandered ominously towards the line.
Clews, 23, appeared at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court to face a charge of dangerous driving.
The women got the final off to the best possible start with wins in both foursomes matches, with Gemma Clews and Sophie Lamb taking their point 4&2, while Alice Hewson and India Clyburn won 2&1.
Mr Clews pointed to Charter Avenue and Torrington Avenue industrial estates, in Canley and Tile Hill, as examples of where the council would dispose of unprofitable leases.
Mr Clews, thought to be the university's oldest graduate this year, collected a 2:1 BEng (Hons) degree in Mechatronics, a mix of mechanical and electrical engineering.
Clews said: "My fear is that Government policies are making things worse for people and the only way to try to support the aspirations of hard-working families is by joining Labour.
According to a traffic study by the town, Clews Street, which has about 24 households, has about 1,365 vehicle trips per day.
That left the Bandits with the impressive Complin - who came alive after a lukewarm start - and Clews as the only riders who looked capable of putting up a genuine challenge, though Jade Mudgway came good in spurts.
The schoolgirl had been walking in Canonbie Crescent, when Clews hit her from behind But yesterday, after an appeal by her lawyers, three top judges sitting at London's Court of Appeal slashed her prison term to 12 months.
Karen Sarah Clews, 34, is on trial at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court charged with causing the death of Hannah Louise Davies by dangerous driving on September 27 last year at Canonbie Crescent, Aberfan.