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There was vaguely present in his mind the consciousness that other ties were loosening as well.
He had indeed so far succeeded in loosening his bonds that he could almost slip one hand out.
Even before I had finished speaking, my companions were tugging wildly at the guy ropes, and loosening the wall pegs of the tent.
IN SEARCH OF EL DORADOALEXANDER MACDONALD
I added, stepping inside to be out of the wind, and loosening my cloak.
A GENTLEMAN OF FRANCESTANLEY WEYMAN
"You look sweet with your hair back," Madelaine had said, loosening the waves about Charlotte's forehead with fairy touches.
The mute's dying grip had known no loosening, nor his hate any fear.
UNDER THE RED ROBESTANLEY WEYMAN
Celia's arms, her waist, her ankles were pinioned; only the bandage over her mouth seemed to be loosening.
AT THE VILLA ROSEA. E. W. MASON
His words were clearly spoken, and fell from his lips freely, as if he were loosening them into a channel worn by long thinking.
He stood up and shrugged his shoulders heavily, loosening his tensed muscles.
WARLORD OF KORTERRY GENE CARR
And loosening the rein of his willing horse, away he went again in a wild headlong career.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE

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