swimmer quotes

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From age eleven to age sixteen I lived a spartan life without the usual adolescent uncertainty. I wanted to be the best swimmer in ...
The writer, like a swimmer caught by an undertow, is borne in an unexpected direction. He is carried to a subject which has awaite ...
A better swimmer you could scarce see ever,
He could, perhaps, have pass'd the Hellespont,
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A sympathetic person is placed in the dilemma of a swimmer among drowning men, who all catch at him, and if he give so much as a l ...
The world-spirit is a good swimmer, and storms and waves can not drown him. He snaps his fingers at laws; and so, throughout histo ...
Most people can swim a narrow river. Water is an alien element, but with labor we can force ourselves through it. A good swimmer c ...
She could give herself up to the written word as naturally as a good dancer to music or a fine swimmer to water. The only difficul ...
As the swimmer depends on water, so the writer depends on language. To swim well, we must let ourselves be enveloped by the water, ...
Swimmer of noonday, lean for the perfect dive
To the dead Mother's face, whose subtile down
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To me, the sea is like a person--like a child that I've known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea I t ...
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