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  • Merlin's Cove is supposed to be the best bathing-place, apparently.

    Working Without a Net

  • And when the sun was near its setting she walked to the bathing-place and heard it as she stood on the tender grass of the low bank, her robe at her feet, and looked at the reflection of her figure on the glass-like surface of the creek.

    Almayer's Folly

  • Just opposite the station was a small but deep river, and a good bathing-place; and beyond the village was a fine patch of forest, through which the road passed, overshadowed by magnificent trees, which partly tempted me to stay; but after a fortnight I could find no good place for insects, and very few birds different from the common species of Malacca.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • We were in the habit of walking from our beds into the salt water at sunrise, for a bath, till a large crocodile appeared at the bathing-place, and from that time forth we took our dip in the sea, away from the harbour, about midday.

    A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

  • The accommodations consist of sets of two or three rooms, generally an inner one and an outer; the latter contains a hearth for cooking, a bathing-place, and similar necessaries.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • Cook, three several times, if he would not go to the bathing-place; and when he found, at last, that the captain could not be prevailed upon, he went off, with all his people.

    Narrative of the Voyages Round The World, Performed by Captain James Cook

  • The only ruins133 are large blocks under the clearest water, and off a beach of the softest sand, which would make the fortune of a bathing-place in Europe.

    The Land of Midian

  • Then they reached the river, put the horses under the birch trees, and went to the bathing-place.

    Anna Karenina

  • The coachman, Terenty, fastened the horses, who kept whisking away the flies, to a tree, and, treading down the grass, lay down in the shade of a birch and smoked his shag, while the never-ceasing shrieks of delight of the children floated across to him from the bathing-place.

    Anna Karenina

  • A roar of delighted shrieks arose in the nursery, and never ceased till they had set off for the bathing-place.

    Anna Karenina

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