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swim

a pool in a river good for fishing
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Then those that can't swim must climb along the rope till they reach the land.
I am uneasy about Blaisois," said Athos; "he can, he says, only swim in rivers.
You mustn't swim till you're six weeks old, Or your head will be sunk by your heels; And summer gales and Killer Whales Are bad for baby seals.
I can't understand why every boy in the country isn't made to learn to swim before he's ten years old.
Then I did the same for Conseil, and we continued to swim near to each other.
I was much impeded by my rifle, having to swim with one hand while I clung to my precious weapon with the other.
He knew that it was barren and without shelter; but when the sea became more calm, he resolved to plunge into its waves again, and swim to Lemaire, equally arid, but larger, and consequently better adapted for concealment.
Toto can swim a little, but that won't help us to get to shore.
They proved that a seal pup could swim or not swim at birth by stating the proposition very bellicosely and then following it up with an attack on the opposing man's judgment, common sense, nationality, or past history.
I know what I will do--I am sure it will be best--no matter what happens I will stick to the raft as long as her timbers hold together, but when the sea breaks her up I will swim for it; I do not see how I can do any better than this.
When she stole softly to the edge of the lagoon she might see them by the score, especially on Marooners' Rock, where they loved to bask, combing out their hair in a lazy way that quite irritated her; or she might even swim, on tiptoe as it were, to within a yard of them, but then they saw her and dived, probably splashing her with their tails, not by accident, but intentionally.
A raffle of trailing ropes entangled him as he struck out to swim.