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I then found myself hoisted up by degrees, at least three feet higher than I was before.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
As it came near, it proved to be the clock, with a sail hoisted, and the Goblin sitting complacently in the stern.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
He drew up the rocker, hoisted his slippered feet on the rail, and proceeded to smoke a cigar.
Before the breath could have been well out of his body, they hoisted him up and carried him away to burial.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
For some time after the white flag was hoisted there was street-fighting between the rebels and the loyals.
The boats were therefore hoisted in, and preparations made to leave the anchorage.
On the line taken by the troops many native householders hoisted white flags to indicate their peaceful intentions.
The aeroplane had been hoisted to its elevated position by means of a stout rope passing through a pulley at the top of the pole.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The boat was now hoisted out and sent ahead to tow, but we could not succeed in getting the vessel's head round.
Beyond the skylight rose the bright brass funnel of the cabin chimney, and the winch, by means of which the lantern was hoisted.

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