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“And now that they're using Cameron's tech we won't have the dead-eyes look that we always see in Zemeckis 'films.”
“Yet we still give credence to the murders and nuance their crocodile tears and dead-eyes as if it mattered.”
“That first clown's "eyes" need to be tilted only slightly to one side and he'd have the dead-eyes look like when cartoons get killed.”
“The boat's davits and the dead-eyes of the lower rigging are all inside the bulwarks.”
“Jumping into the water at this point, he swam towards the spot where he thought the entrance to the forecastle should lie, for the sea was washing about forward, and nothing to be seen above the surface but a small portion of the port bulwarks near the dead-eyes of the fore-shrouds and a bit of the port cat-head.”
“Standing rigging, when stranded or shot away, is most readily and effectually secured for the moment by using stoppers composed of two small dead-eyes, fitted with double selvagee tails and lanyards, of sizes suitable to the rigging, whether lower or topmast.”
“And all the strange and curious sea jargon, of which not one landsman in a thousand understands anything -- combings and back-stays and dead-eyes, and the rest of it -- takes a salt smack of romance in his lips.”
“Usually one of these dead-eyes is held by an iron strap to the point where it is required to fix and strain the cordage, which is ordinarily a shroud.”
“No," said the "pirate," turning on Owen his lusterless sea-green eyes, faded by much grog to a dimness that reminded one of the faint lights set in ships 'decks and known as "dead-eyes.”
“Now reeve your jib-sheets [lines] through them dead-eyes [hame rings] and pass 'em aft.”
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