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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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shoal -- as in: run aground on a shoal
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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  • It jolted her up like everything, of course; but I was over the shoal water now, so I went right along, her eyes a-blazing higher and higher all the time, and told her every blame thing, from where we first struck that young fool going up to the steamboat, clear through to where she flung herself on to the king’s breast at the front door and he kissed her sixteen or seventeen times—and then up she jumps, with her face afire like sunset, and says: "The brute!

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  • The rocks,  shoals, and currents make it a treacherous journey.
  • His political career crashed on the shoals of unemployment and inflation.

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