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  • The bay is shallow, and ships could only come close in at high water. Cited from On the Spanish Main, by John Masefield
  • The lake is shallow and contains a number of islands near the southern end.
  • Some areas of the bank are shallow, less than below the surface.
  • The river is shallow here, and it is the only open spot. Cited from Sweetapple Cove, by George van Schaick
  • The water surrounding the islands is shallow, making it difficult to land.
  • The bay is shallow and busy with boat traffic during the summer months.
  • I very soon touched bottom, for the water near the beach is shallow. Cited from Jim Davis, by John Masefield
  • The river is shallow during this day's course, and is falling a little. Cited from Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I., by Lewis and Clark
  • Because it is small and the water is shallow, only small-craft can fit.
  • The depth is shallow near the land, which causes the water to break. Cited from Across India, by Oliver Optic
  • It is shallow in many areas, too shallow for large fish to live in.
  • Since here, mainly their upper, so they are shallow.
  • The plants are shallow rooted and do not need a great deal of water when established.
  • It is shallow and a popular location for water sports.
  • I shall keep along near the foot of the hills -- the water there is shallow enough to ford. Cited from The Treasure of the Incas, by G. A. Henty
  • The beautiful blue waters are shallow at first, but further out it becomes a good swimming beach.
  • Even where the reefs are most extensive, the water within them is shallow. Cited from Coral Reefs, by Charles Darwin
  • They will look well in any little Basket that is shallow, if you have no long ones. Cited from Mrs. Mary Eales's receipts. (1733), by Mary Eales
  • "There are shallow places, here and there, where a passage would be easy." Cited from Mohammed Ali and His House, by Louise Muhlbach
  • It is shallow, and a short bit of string will reach them. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XI, No. 27, June, 1873, by Various
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