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  • Look what he dreamt; a woman ironing shirts, a child playing, a cat and a farmer pitching hay.
  • In consequence of the swell, the ship is continually pitching in a somewhat irregular way, the oscillations up and down being sometimes great and sometimes small.
  • The effect of the rising tide is in the nature of a secular variation, while the pitching is periodic.
  • That is to say, making abstraction of the pitching, the ship is slowly rising and falling in a total period of nearly twelve hours, while superimposed upon this slow motion is a more rapid motion due to the waves.
  • In this case the motion of U, while still periodic, is seemingly irregular, being much like that of a pitching ship, which has no one unvarying period.
 

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