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filled or brimming with tears

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applied to a fish depicted horizontally

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So he explored and explored by himself from the North to the South Pacific, swimming as much as three hundred miles in a day and a night.
He was six days going home, though he was not swimming slowly; and when he hauled out just above Sea Lion's Neck the first person he met was the seal who had been waiting for him, and she saw by the look in his eyes that he had found his island at last.
You see, Kotick had never fasted for four months as the big seals did every year, and his deep-sea swimming trips kept him in perfect condition, and, best of all, he had never fought before.
It was just about this time last year that I saw you at Hayling Island swimming perfectly wonderfully, and today you are taking lessons.
He was swimming to the boat, and as his men showed a light to guide him he had soon reached them.
They must be swimming back or flying," the boys concluded.
Xury was dreadfully frighted, and indeed so was I too; but we were both more frighted when we heard one of these mighty creatures come swimming towards our boat; we could not see him, but we might hear him by his blowing to be a monstrous huge and furious beast.
He was now swimming parallel to the bank and there he saw the cruel beast that would have seized him crouching upon the still form of his little playmate.
At first, he tried to raise his right hand while swimming, but there were times where he could hardly lift it out of the water.
Swimming is great exercise; it provides a cardiovascular workout and strength training for your legs, arms and core.
Calum Maclean, a self-confessed swim run and wild swimming "obsessive" sums up the attraction in taking part in such events: "The feeling of freedom you get from swimming outside is amazing.
In fact, swimming might just be the key to your summer slimming success.
The Foundation distributed more than $300,000 to Make a Splash Local Partners, covering 23 states, with 15 programs (30 percent) earning USA Swimming Foundation funds for the first time.
The accolade was awarded by the Swimming Teachers Association, the world's largest independent swimming teaching and lifesaving association, Sharon, who runs Swim With Sharon swimming school, said: "I have been overwhelmed by all the support I have received from the STA, family and friends.
Most swimmers wear wetsuits, designed specifically for swimming and in early season when the water is colder, they will add a neoprene hood, socks and gloves.