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42,367.  The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope.  (Capitalism & Marxism & Rope)  Karl Marx, variations

 

 

56,772.  Give a man enough rope and he will hang himself.  (Proverb & Rope & Hang)  Mid-17th century proverb

 

 

87,022.  In 1938 a journalist from Bombay published these extraordinary pictures.  He claimed they showed the classic rope trick.  First the magician tosses a rope into the air.  Suddenly it becomes completely rigid.  His boy assistant scurries to the top.  Arthur C Clarke’s Mysterious Universe

 

 

87,023.  Once spinning machines like the water-frame were available rope- makers could use them to mass produce their yarns.  Ronald Top, More Industrial Revelations: Europe – Cotton, Linen and Rope

 

87,024.  Yards are combined to make strands and then once you have enough strands – from three to ten or more – these strands are twisted together to make a rope.  ibid.

 

 

86,685.  Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous.  When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.  (Retirement & Old Age & Rope)  George Burns