This amazing swimmer
really needed the lift I gave him by seizing his leg.
He was a good swimmer
, and nothing exhilarated him like a rough sea.
Through them, like a struggling swimmer
in broken water, came the perplexing question, what am I to do to-morrow?
The fish was frightened, and it was a strong swimmer
It was evident that the brute either was no swimmer
or else was severely in-jured, for by now he was making practically no head-way.
And from the opposite bank a sinister ripple, unseen by either man, moving steadily toward the half-naked swimmer
The panglima Ninaka of the Signana Dyaks who manned Muda Saffir's war prahu saw his chief disappear beneath the swift waters of the river, but the word of command that would have sent the boat hurriedly back to pick up the swimmer
was not given.
The sea was quiet, so that the wreck had only a gently undulating motion, that was nothing to the swimmer
who had had no sleep for twenty hours.
I am expert enough as a swimmer
to save both of us.
But sharks were sharks, and he had known of more than one good swimmer
drowned in a tide-rip.
This was the predicament of the pirates: because of the big run-out, the tide was now rushing back like a mill-race, and it was impossible for the strongest swimmer
in the world to make against it the three miles to the sloops.
Alexander was a strong swimmer
, but he had gone scarcely a dozen strokes when the bridge itself, which had been settling faster and faster, crashed into the water behind him.
Yet the current was swift and strong, and, good swimmer
as he was, it was no easy task which Alleyne had set himself.
I was a good swimmer
, and in my inflamed condition the contact of the water with my skin soothed me like cool linen.
I am a strong swimmer
, and had no doubt as to my ability to cross the river, but I was not so sure about Victory, so I swam close behind her, to be ready to give her assistance should she need it.