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Down, down with him, fifty fathoms down; his struggles grew fainter and fainter, until they wholly ceased.
The species are to be found from low-water mark to a depth of one hundred fathoms or more.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The same night they dropped anchor in ten fathoms, at a short distance from Port Desire.
NOTABLE VOYAGERSW.H.G. KINGSTON AND HENRY FRITH
It is shallowest in the middle, and level towards the west shore, having two fathoms of water or less.
Thirty fathoms of rope are impossible to conceal on one's person.
CAUGHT BY THE TURKSFRANCIS YEATS-BROWN
It is here not less than nineteen fathoms deep, and three thousand six hundred paces broad.
THE WESTERN WORLDW.H.G. KINGSTON
If the lake was ever sounded from Chillon, it was probably sounded in metres, not fathoms.
We passed near several small eddies and slight whirlpools, in which no bottom was found in the boats with 25 fathoms.
After the ship was headed off shore, the line was cast and we found only four fathoms water.
TORREY'S NARRATIVEWILLIAM TORREY
The anchorage under its command is in nine fathoms downwards.