Boy's Own Paper,  4 (1881–1882), 822–23.

Sea Bathing and Sea Swimming

Captain Matthew Webb, The Channel Swimmer




Astronomy, Mechanics

    Cautions against bathing in the sea when the tide is out. Explains the origin of tides and why it is easier to swim in salt water.

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