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  • The connection closed with a snap; Rafe sat a long moment without moving before he unplugged the cable and re-coiled it into its place in his bag.

    Command Decision

  • Sitting on her dressing stool, she unpinned her hair, brushed it, then slowly, wits drifting, re-coiled it.

    A Lady of His Own

  • Kim tore back down the ditch till he reached a point opposite his second resting-place, slipped across the road like a weasel, and re-coiled himself in the blanket.

    Kim

  • The edge of another wave spilled across the forecastle, and below on the damp deck, two sailors re-coiled lines, ignoring the thin sheet of water, while another surefootedly clambered up the mainmast.

    The Order War

  • The edge of another wave spilled across the forecastle, and below on the damp deck, two sailors re-coiled lines, ignoring the thin sheet of water, while another surefootedly clambered up the mainmast.

    The Order War

  • So now at the command Fitz took the rope from him and shook it out and re-coiled it nicely.

    Pluck on the Long Trail Boy Scouts in the Rockies

  • He got down, unfastened the rope, deliberately re-coiled it and looped it around the saddle horn.

    The Range Boss

  • This length he re-coiled and slung over his shoulder: an awkward, weighty handicap.

    The False Faces Further Adventures from the History of the Lone Wolf

  • He re-coiled it carefully and made a running noose in one end.

    Merton of the Movies

  • Kim tore back down the ditch till he reached a point opposite his second resting-place, slipped across the road like a weasel, and re-coiled himself in the blanket.

    Kim

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