SWAMP's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of swamp
Definition:
n. low land that is seasonally flooded; low land region saturated with water
Example:
A Florida swamp is a bad place to be, if you don't know how to find your way around in the woods.
Sentence in Classic:
When he came out of the forest, in the immense plain before him, his grass fields stretched in an unbroken carpet of green, without one bare place or swamp, only spotted here and there in the hollows with patches of melting snow.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Raiford Calvert was made first lieutenant, because everybody liked Raif, and Able Wynder, son of a swamp trapper, himself a small farmer, was elected second lieutenant.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Main Street was a black swamp from curb to curb; on residence streets the grass parking beside the walks oozed gray water.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Beside it were the crumbling remains of the cottages of the miners, driven away no doubt by the foul reek of the surrounding swamp.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
When we had come up to the wall of the city we crouched down beneath our armour and lay there under cover of the reeds and thick brushwood that grew about the swamp.
The Odyssey By Homer Context
Then the swamp grows beautiful; a raised road, built by chained Negro convicts, dips down into it, and forms a way walled and almost covered in living green.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
Emmeline did not faint, and succeeded in plunging, with Cassy, into a part of the labyrinth of swamp, so deep and dark that it was perfectly hopeless for Legree to think of following them, without assistance.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
I have passed it really in my walks, twice or thrice; it lies in a hollow, between two hills: an elevated hollow, near a swamp, whose peaty moisture is said to answer all the purposes of embalming on the few corpses deposited there.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context