Gwen reached out and pulled the cord from the wall.
Silent men watched him pull the cord from the wall.
When they were all in place, he pulled the cord at the end.
He pulled the cord to start the engine but it wouldn't engage.
One man found a corner lamp, and pulled the cord.
If that fails just pull the second cord and it will open.
The one who stayed on reached up and pulled the cord.
Pulling the cord, he turned to view the thing that lay on the floor.
It took a month or so to cross the room, and another week to pull the cord.
It was the only way to put enough force into pulling the starter cord.