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  • Alive or dead a fish is technically fast, when it is connected with an occupied ship or boat, by any medium at all controllable by the occupant or occupants,--a mast, an oar, a nine-inch cable, a telegraph wire, or a strand of cobweb, it is all the same.
  • You may often detect a yet smoother and darker water, separated from the rest as if by an invisible cobweb, boom of the water nymphs, resting on it.
  • Ay, every leaf and twig and stone and cobweb sparkles now at mid-afternoon as when covered with dew in a spring morning.
  • Bare boughs from the trees weave a cobweb of branches against the pale wintry sky.
  • According to Simon Jenkins in the Times, Gordon Brown and I sit at the heart of a " vast cobweb " of targets.

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