It was beautiful weather, and the sea as smooth as a millpond.
Now he reaches the bridge that crosses the millpond, pauses for breath, then proceeds on.
At the upper end of the coombe the spring issued, and at the lower was the millpond.
Two of them, then three, four, as they came out on the bank of a millpond.
The lake was calm as a millpond and there was no reason for strenuous ...