SWIMMER


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SWIMMERSustainable Water, Integrated Management and Ecosystem Research (UK)
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I determined to try if a good swimmer could drown himself.
A platform of wood was built out from the bank, to be used for bathing by good swimmers who were not afraid of a plunge into deep water.
The swimmer scowled with a futile effort at recollection.
It's not so easy for a swimmer like me to commit suicide by drowning.
This amazing swimmer really needed the lift I gave him by seizing his leg.
She had not gone any great distance that is, what would have been a great distance for an experienced swimmer. But to her unaccustomed vision the stretch of water behind her assumed the aspect of a barrier which her unaided strength would never be able to overcome.
I am a good swimmer (though without pretending to rival Byron or Edgar Poe, who were masters of the art), and in that plunge I did not lose my presence of mind.
And at the first let him practise with helps, as swimmers do with bladders or rushes; but after a time let him practise with disadvantages, as dancers do with thick shoes.
It was believed that the search for the bodies had been a fruitless effort merely because the drowning must have occurred in mid- channel, since the boys, being good swimmers, would otherwise have escaped to shore.
As with mariners shipwrecked near a coast, it would have been better for the good swimmers if they had been able to swim still further, whereas it would have been better for the bad swimmers if they had not been able to swim at all and had stuck to the wreck.
Should our bark be upset we are five of us good swimmers, able enough to turn it over again, or if not, to hold on by it.
The police have confirmed the report, saying that they have arrested the 22 -year-old swimmer on charges of sexually harassing an 18-year-old woman at a club around 3 am on Sunday, Yonhap News Agency reported.