No breath of air stirred the foliage or the bending rushes in the swale.
"Oh, it's just that swale to the right of the driveway," said Rufus.
"He may be in the swale," muttered the watcher as he stood with his eye to the loop-hole.
There are areas of swale, or wet bottom-lands, which may be drained to advantage.
Myton is on the Swale, near its junction with the Ure, and so ...