Would not the guide rope at least curl itself around some tree and hold us there for hours?
I shifted forward the guide rope again to make a level course.
This morning I had the "No. 9" towed to the railing of Bagatelle by means of its guide rope.
She stopped and stood gripping the guide rope with both hands.
They had grasped my guide rope to draw me down, but as I had been coming diagonally there was no need of it.
Just as I had given myself up for lost the guide rope wound itself around a tree and held.
The man on the edge of the pit who was holding the guide rope attached to the swinging derrick was caught in the rush of workmen.
The guide rope, trailing some 10 metres (30 feet), gave her an altitude and equilibrium that never varied.
I soon righted myself by shifting the guide rope and the weights forward.
In the city streets he steered mainly by aid of a guide rope trailing behind him.